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Art in Cornwall

Cornwall is famous for its art and inspirational landscape that's why here, at Best of Cornwall, we aim to provide you with up to date information on current and future art exhibitions throughout the County. Our listings include details from art exhibitions at The Tate St Ives, exhibitions from students at Falmouth university, St Ives art, galleries in Padstow plus lots more. 

Yew Tree Gallery

Keigwin Farmhouse, Pendeen TR19 7TS T: 01736 786425

At YEW TREE GALLERY, near Morvah, on the scenic coast road from St Ives to St Just, BEHOLD! from the Restless Gallery opens on 4th May.

'Behold!’ features rich and colourful garden paintings by Louis Turpin, light-infused small paintings and prints by Keith Purser and vibrant serigraphs and paintings by Carry Akroyd.   New Cornish resident Richard Phethean exhibits new slipware sculptural ceramics and Kate Scott, restrained  stoneware incised with lettering. Sarah Palmer’s ceramics are like three-dimensional drawings inspired by her coastal walks. These complement greenwood furniture by Gordon Monk, glorious silk scarves by Pookie Blezard, woven blankets by Sioni Rhys  and jewellery by Lucy Jade Sylvester and Tessa Tyldesley.  Sculpture in the gardens is by Helen Nock, Mike Savage & Shona Watt. Talks, poetry and demonstrations are part of the exhibition.


Saturday 31st May 4 – 6 pm  - Demonstration by potter Richard Phethean - FREE.

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Alexandra Dickens Studio Gallery

Back Road West, St Ives TR26 1NL Tel: 01736 796288

A narrow passageway leads to this long established bright and airy gallery offering visibly arresting original and vibrantly exciting abstract paintings as well as evocatively colourful seascapes in a variety of sizes. There is also a selection of prints, cards and postcards.
Corporate and Private Commissions Welcome
Open: Monday and Tuesday 10am to 5pm, Wednesday to Saturday 10am to 6pm

Please call 07967144113 for an appointment with the artist

Artonomy Fine Art

Green Street, Truro TR7 2LH 
T: 01872 277733

Atishoo Designs Gallery

71 Charlestown Road, Charlestown,  St Austell PL25 3NL 
T: 01726 65900

Avago Art Gallery

4 Belle Vue Lane, Bude EX23 8BR 
T: 01288 359797

Baytree Galleries

10 Bay Tree Hill   Liskeard PL14 4BG 
T: 01579 345609

Belgrave Gallery

22 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1HE 
T: 01736 794888

Beside The Wave

10 Arwenack Street, Falmouth TR11 3JA 
T: 01326 211132