Andrew Hardwick

Andrew Hardwick is a widely exhibited artist and RWA academician whose richly textured work explores ideas of landscape, history and memory. Although based in a studio on a smallholding close to Royal Portbury Dock near Bristol, Andrew has a long-standing affinity with the moors and … Continue readingAndrew Hardwick

Sianne Chambers

We are delighted to announce that Sianne Chambers is the third recipient of the annual Hawthorn Bursary, funded by The Dartmoor Collective. The Hawthorn Bursary aims to encourage younger photographic artists to bring fresh eyes and a new perspective to the portrayal of Dartmoor. The … Continue readingSianne Chambers

Art Raft

Melinda Schwakhofer is an American artist and citizen of the Muscogee Nation with Austrian-American ancestry. She is an internationally recognised artist whose practice encompasses a range of disciplines from textiles to painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and photography. Now based on Dartmoor, Melinda has been involved … Continue readingArt Raft

Trudy Roden

Last spring the Dartmoor Collective launched The Hawthorn Bursary. Working closely with the School of Photography at the University of Plymouth, the Bursary provides a £500 grant to a third year student to develop a discrete body of work based around Dartmoor. In doing do … Continue readingTrudy Roden

Susi Petherick

Now based in London, the photographer Susi Petherick spent her teenage years in Plymouth, and Dartmoor continues to feature heavily in her work. Her work itself defies genres, ranging from intimate macro to traditional landscape via ICM (Intentional Camera Movement) and abstracts. However, what does … Continue readingSusi Petherick

Vale – Robert Darch

Robert Darch is one of Britain’s foremost photographic artists. Based in Exeter, much of his work is shot in Devon. We’ve previously interviewed Robert for the Collective about his work and practice. His first photobook, Moor, focussed around a dystopian vision of a near future … Continue readingVale – Robert Darch

Rifts and Erasures

Guy Dickinson is an architect and visual artist based in London. In 2016 he travelled down to Devon and spent 48 hours on Dartmoor taking the images that form the basis of his work Rifts and Erasures. The book itself runs to 76 pages, in … Continue readingRifts and Erasures

Desire Lines

Since the start of the current pandemic, Dartmoor, like all of the UK’s national parks, has seen a significant increase in visitor numbers due to Covid travel restrictions and a renewed interest in exploring and seeking solace in the countryside. The impact of increased visitor … Continue readingDesire Lines

Salva Borrego

Just occasionally you come across an image on Instagram that pulls you up short. Two weeks ago I was ambling through the Dartmoor Collective hashtag and a very simple, beautiful black and white image stopped me in my tracks. It was from an account that … Continue readingSalva Borrego