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.


Solo show opens in Chapel Arts, Cheltenham

Nov 18, 2017

Chapel Arts, superbly developed into a centre for the visual and performing arts from a deconsecrated chapel, is ideally located in the heart of Cheltenham. The current exhibition and showing into early December, is "Dyworth Pow Gwyrven" comprising a body of work that continues to explore the long-held theme of landscape conditioned by geology and the mining and quarrying activity Cornwall has witnessed over many centuries.


St Ives Rotary 'Spot the Artist' sale is a continuing success story

Sep 27, 2017

During this year's September Festival, the Rotary Club of St Ives held, for the eleventh year running, their annual 'Spot the Artist' Exhibition and Sale. On Friday 15th and Saturday 16th prior viewing of the works for sale was possible at the St Ives School of Painting, Porthmeor Studios. It raised considerable attention from local enthusiasts and festival goers alike.


South West Academicians show in the Penwith Gallery

Sep 20, 2017

Three exhibitions open simultaneously in the Penwith Gallery to coincide with the St Ives Festival. In addition to the customary September exhibition of the Penwith Society members in the Main Gallery, the South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts is showing in the New Gallery for the first time. These are further enhanced with a combined ceramics and photographic show from Paula Downing and Antony Hosking in the Studio Gallery