Join the Valley.
Sell your art worldwide.
Be one of 160 artists who develop creative opportunities and organise events and exhibitions.
Drawn to the Valley group is an artist led initiative, membership is open to active artists and craftspeople living and/or working in the Tamar Valley area.
The group exhibit widely in Devon, Cornwall and even London. Many of our artists have exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Southwest Royal Academy. We have been operating as an artist group for nearly twenty years and the diversity of artists and mediums is a real strength. The group jointly participate in working days and share skills and expertise across the membership.
How artists can benefit from being part of the Valley
Sell work online
Your artwork could be on this website.
Take part in exhibitions
Enjoy being part of our regular exhibitions.
Join us at Drawing days
Participate in workshops, artist get togethers and communal creative sessions.
Support and be supported.
Inspire and be inspired. Collaborate and learn with friends.
Stories from our members
Drawn to the Valley was formed by artists themselves over 13 years ago, mainly as a support network, but also in order to promote the Tamar Valley area, bring the area of natural beauty to life through art.
Frequently asked questions
If you become a member of Drawn to the Valley, you get your own online gallery page and an opportunity to sell your work in our online shop. You can get your work in a number of exhibitions each year and participate in our annual open studios / art trail events. In addition as a member you get access to artist drawing days, workshops, speaker evening, and mentoring sessions, as well as networking and social activities. The drawing days are usually free of charge, where members can draw, paint and photograph their surroundings while meeting and catching up with other members. These are throughout the spring/summer months. There is also an annual speaker evening and/or a business skills workshop and various informal coffee mornings, free to all members. You will get regular communication through our newsletter where grant funding, commissions/residencies and national exhibition calls are published,
Membership is open to active artists and craftspeople living and/or working in the Tamar Valley. (Within a set radius of the River Tamar, this includes Plymouth). Membership is £60.
If you are interested in joining please to the shop, click on the product Membership. There are two parts to the process,
1) The first is to make a payment. Once the payment has been accepted, you will be sent an acknowledgement. of payment application form.
2) Complete the application form. Once the form has been completed press the submit key. Again you will receive acknowledgement that the completed form has been received.
If you experience any problems please go to the contact us page and let us know what the issue or problem is.
Join the Valley.
You can either become a member online, or complete our application form to join by post or email.