Join the Valley.
Sell your art worldwide.
Be one of 170 artists who develop creative opportunities and organise events and exhibitions.
If You Live or Work in the Tamar Catchment Area - You are eligible to join
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 20 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 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 are also business skills workshops 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 creatives living and/or working in the Tamar Basin. Membership is £60.00 per annum. If you are interested in joining, please click on the 'Become a Member' button in the top right corner of the website.
There are two parts to the process:
1) Make a payment. Once the payment has been accepted, you will be sent an acknowledgement.
2) Complete the application form and submit it. Another acknowledgement will be sent 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.