The Penwith Society and the London Group combine for the second part of their exchange

Sep 18, 2018

Following the highly successful exhibition of the Penwith Society at the London Group’s home gallery, the Cello Factory in London’s Waterloo in the spring of this year, sevent-four of the London Group collective are showing throughout the month in conjunction with the Society in the Penwith Gallery, arranged to coincide with the St Ives September Festival.


Plymouth Society at Artmill Gallery is one of the best

Aug 4, 2018

The Plymouth Society of Artists opened its 2018 exhibition at the Artmill Gallery on Friday evening last with what has been widely regarded as one of the best this collective has produced in many a year. Curated by Isabell Peirson, the exhibition presents work of the highest order, a display of imagination and ingenuity, of rich vibrant colour with excellent graphics and craftsmanship across the gamut of disciplines.


Cornwall / London “house swaps” for major UK artists’ collectives

Apr 22, 2018

Two of the UK’s longest-established and most prestigious artists’ collectives are “house swapping” this year with major exhibitions for members of the Penwith Society at The Cello Factory in central London and a return visit by The London Group to the Penwith Gallery in St Ives. Earlier in April the PSA transferred its first exhibition for 2018, with some notable additional work, to present the show to a new audience well beyond the River Tamar. The exchange will coincide with the St Ives Festival and the London Group taking over the Penwith’s New Gallery throughout September.


Academicians show at the Brownston Gallery

Apr 11, 2018

The Brownston Gallery presents its third annual exhibition of the work of a core group of members of the South West Academy. Catherine Gillen, Director, has curated the exhibition with paintings selected from the members and the collaboration is becoming an established date in the gallery’s yearly programme.


A special occasion marks the opening of the Penwith's 2018 season

Feb 28, 2018

There was a notable departure from the openings of previous years with the launch of an important publication celebrating the Penwith Society, its history and its members. Remarkably, this is the first of its kind to be produced in the seventy-year story of the group.