Influence | Inspire | Ignite
A Collaborative Art Blog
Bringing you the latest artist interviews, local exhibition reviews and news from the Meraki Team.
We love to discuss local artists and exhibitions in our classes and are always eager to get young people involved in The Meraki Muse. By helping us to interview artists and providing their input on exhibitions and shows that they’ve seen, our blog is a true collaborative effort.
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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 is…Keep reading
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. The…Keep reading
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 this…Keep reading
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 our…Keep reading
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 comprises…Keep reading
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 of…Keep reading