I recently found this wonderful quote by Thomas Merton on the DAN website (see below.) How true it is!
“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time”
Devon Artists Network (DAN) promotes the visual arts, supports artists and runs events and exhibitions in the county of Devon, UK (where I live.) Every September, DAN runs a two week Open Studios event – Devon Open Studios (DOS) for both professional and amateur artists to show their work in a variety of settings. The Fabulous Beasts exhibition at Powderham Castle will be part of DOS this year (although we will be opening before DOS, from the end of July.) The DOS brochure is always a wonderful document – one well worth keeping!
Back to my art room now, to lose myself in the process of creating …