I am a Devon artist, having studied art, drama and film at Exeter University and the University of California (Santa Barbara). Atelier Avenda, French for my gallery, rambled around France with me for a decade. Now with the Teign Estuary outside my balcony and the salt air blowing across my face I have a woodburning stove at my feet and I am becoming fascinated by faces, figures and abstractions. In essence my work is getting a bit weird, but I like it that way.

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And we are on the radio, talking about Unearthing Dartmoor with Steve Brown on Buttons. Mixcloud here. “Avenda and Steve Walsh read a selection of poetry from the Unearthing Dartmoor Exhibition and I... READ MORE

Unearthing Dartmoor


The book is here. The exhibition is ready to hang. The audio visuals are installed. We are gearing ourselves up for an extraordinary event. See here for more. READ MORE