Art Gallery

On July 25th, Powderham Castle will welcome visitors into its first ever permanent art gallery.

The gallery is part of Art at Powderham, an art initiative set-up powderham's resident artists Anna FitzGerald and Madalen Dixon. Art at Powderham runs on the principle of 'artists supporting artists' and focuses on artist development and less on commercial goals. Find us on Facebook to keep up to date with the latest news. 

Kicking off the new gallery will be the 'Heaven on Earth' exhibition, showcasing amazing work from Devon artists.

From 8th August - 24th September, the Fabulous Beasts art trail can be found within the Castle itself, featuring the work of Jane Pekins & Janec van Veen. 

Heaven on Earth 

25th July- 25th August

10th September - Friday 24th September

10am - 5pm

Curated by Anna FitzGerald and Madalen Dixon, ‘Heaven on Earth’ exhibition is a multi-disciplinary celebration of the extraordinary within the ordinary. There are a range of gift items including prints and cards by Powderham's resident artists. 

Featuring works by: Anna FitzGerald, Madalen Dixon, William Oxer, Joy Davis, Donna Richardson, Karen Ringrose, Martha Williams, Rosie Cunningham, John Patterson and Ellie Burgin. 

Forests and Feasts 

12th-23rd September

12pm - 5 pm 

The Old Riding School

Featuring work from over 500 local artists and art groups who joined us for art month, ‘Forests and Feasts’ exhibition is a celebration of Devon’s finest creative minds.  

There will be potters including India Lo, Joy Davis and Exmouth Pottery Group. Painters including Mark Bell, Anna FitzGerald, Madalen Dixon and Clare Jenkinson. Additionally there will be incredible bodypainting work from LaFleur Artistry and powerful pieces from performance artist Nicci Wonnacott.  

The Finale Party is set to be a day to remember with music performances and folk tales, it'll take place on 24th September: 1-3pm, 3-5pm, 5-7pm. Please email [email protected] to book a place.


 ‘Gabriel’ will run through the Christmas period and showcase the best of angelic artworks from Devon creatives.  

If you are a local artist and would like to be supported to exhibit as part of ‘Gabriel’ please email [email protected] 

Artists In Residence

Anna Fitzgerald

Anna is the fine art painter based at Powderham Castle. She is often described as unique and refreshing, both in her work and her personality.


Anna works flamboyantly with a free style and is known for her folklore animals and characterful angels.


Addtionally, Anna has spearheaded numerous events, shows and community projects.


Find her work here!

Madalen Dixon

Madalen is the sculptor based at Powderham. She works 3D from her castle workshop and creates fine art paintings from her home studio. 

Madalen's work combines an award winning background in product design, fashion designm prop making and fine art, to creat bold pieces inspired by nature. 

Find her work here!