Exhibitions & Projects include:
Current: Studio 10 Artist Residency
Somerset-based artist Jenni Dutton takes over Studio 10 this September. Working with a combination of human hair and shed snakeskin, Jenni will develop a new body of work, the Shapeshifting series. Visitors are welcome to go along, have a look and find out more.
Souvenir was an exhibition of moving image, drawings and installation by multimedia artist Beth Fox. The exhibition drew on the artist’s memories of working in a sweet shop in a coastal town in the summer of 2010, not long after she immigrated to the UK from Ireland.
Out of the Box was an exhibition celebrating 10 years of Contains Art. It featured 64 to-scale replica models of shipping containers created by artists from Somerset and further afield, each with their own personal connection to Contains Art.
Slow Time, by the Somerset Solargraphic Society. Th exhibition was the result of a six-month community project which recorded the passage of time during the lockdowns of 2020 and 2021. The project was led by Janette Kerr, in collaboration with John Gammans, and supported by SAW.
Watchet Sur La Mer featured the work of six architecture students from the Masters of Architecture (RIBA Part II) course at Oxford Brookes University, each project inspired by Watchet.
Jenni Dutton occupied Studio 10 as an artist in residence throughout August 2022, working on her climate activism, particularly focusing on the current dire state of the oceans.
Somerset Art Weeks festival 2022. Studio 10 showed the work of six invited artists: Sarah Easter Collins, Sarah Fox, Helen Jones, Georgina King, Dot Kuzniar and Veronica Wilbourn, as part of Somerset Art Weeks festival 2022.
The space has also previously been transformed into a sanctuary for artists Joanna Briar and Jill Davies. Commissioned by Somerset Art Works, their project featured over 400 postcards made by participants from Somerset and beyond. You can find out more about it here.
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