Capturing Imaginations in Meraki Create

Parents and teachers alike have often pondered the best way to encourage creativity in children, do we need to cultivate the seed whilst they’re young, can it be discovered later, can it be lost and rediscovered? Here at Meraki we believe that everyone is creative, yes even you Mums and Dads out there. Creativity isContinue reading “Capturing Imaginations in Meraki Create”

Forests of Land and Sea

What’s next for Meraki Inspire? Wow, what a first half term it’s been! This half term the children in our Saturday art class, Meraki Inspire, have experimented with a range of art mediums and techniques, creating wonderful work inspired by the theme of nature and by the work of both historic and contemporary artists. TheContinue reading “Forests of Land and Sea”

Getting Meraki off the Ground

We welcome this opportunity to write personally to you all, a select group of people that have shown interest and support during these early stages. We couldn’t have got Meraki off the ground without you! So many people seem surprised when we tell them Meraki wasn’t even a seed of an idea before late April thisContinue reading “Getting Meraki off the Ground”

Exeter Living Magazine Issue 282

Meraki has hit the headlines! It was great talking to Exeter Living Magazine about Meraki Art School and all of the exciting things that we have in the pipeline. We’re thrilled to be featured amongst such an amazing line-up of artists, workshops and creative initiatives coming to the city this summer! You can read ourContinue reading “Exeter Living Magazine Issue 282”

Catherine Knight ‘Isolation Windows’, Exeter Phoenix

This week we popped down to the Exeter Phoenix Centre to see Isolation Windows, a solo presentation of paintings by Bristol-based artist Catherine Knight running until 27th June. There was nice warming bustle of energy in Gandy Street and this exhibition really was the cherry on the top of a lovely morning! The show comprisesContinue reading “Catherine Knight ‘Isolation Windows’, Exeter Phoenix”

The Meraki Bird by Illustrator, Sophie Deller

The Meraki bird says everything we wanted it to as it soars through the sky. We love that a new, super talented young artist, Sophie Deller created our logo for us! Sophie Deller manages to transport you to a whole new world full of quirky characters and mysterious figures.  Stars wearing stilettos, dark shadows full ofContinue reading “The Meraki Bird by Illustrator, Sophie Deller”