We want you to enjoy the imagination and skill of our artists; their widely different interpretations of landscape, seascape and wildlife,and their wildly different techniques; from intricate fine pen drawings to splattering and pouring on giant canvases,
Each working individually with their preferred tools: palette knives, hands, brooms... using every sort of media and with every size of brush imaginable...
There's so much from the exceptional & original artists of the South West Cornwall; to mention a few amongst the many talented and orginal artist on view here and that delight the thousands and thousands of visitors to St Ives...... do enjoy:
the astonishing detail and originality of the pen wildlife drawings of Jon Tremaine; and the gloriously expressive and uplifting flowerscape paintings of Yvonne Coomber.....the delicate blossoms and enchanted landscapes created by Izumi Omori.
the bold colour and crisp composition of John Horsewell's sunny beaches and stormy moorlands; and the expansive oils and acrylics of DickSmith's landscapes, tracks through meadows and paths in the bluebell woods.
young artist Kit Johns evokes the wildness and moods of the sea in inks & oils, with sand & driftwood; the contemporary paintings of Port Isaac's Martin Dempsey have a stylish, design focus
enjoy the colourful comedy and illustrative skill of Doug Hinge's quirky takes on St Ives & London, guaranteed to bring a smile......and illustrator David Stansfield's equally whimsical boats and campers
favourite Cornish locations are painted in rich vibrant colour by Gilly Johns, and with lovely observational realism and detail by Elisabeth Clarke; Both gallery owners in their own right, we are proud to sell their signed prints here.
Phil Dyke's oils of St Ives have a beautiful harmonious sense of composition & colour and Val Long skilled handling of watercolour captures the play of light & shadow on much loved St Ives scenes.
wintery seascapes in thick oils and beautiful transluscence are by Mary Allen while Sally Bassett translates the energy of foaming seas into the thickest of contemporary oils ( even with the use of a broom...) Sid Cann's amazing oils also capture the power of the ocean and movement of breaking waves.
East Cornwall's chic colourful raku pots by Chris Hawkins and much sought after darling animal ceramics by his partner, Chloe of Glazed & Amazed....
the original designs and skilled craftsmanship of Isles of Scilly jeweller Rebecca Smith; and the classic serpentine in classic settings by Robert Casley from the Lizard, Cornwall's most southerly point.