1. EAT ART
Bespoke framing service
Eat Art is a collaboration of artists, designers and craftsmen with many years’ experience in the art of picture framing. The team collaborate with some of the best artists working in Cornwall today and clients from all over the UK supply art and frames to the trade and public. With simple solutions from just a few pounds to unique handcrafted designs, Eat Art offers a complete bespoke framing service.
Empire Way, Tregoniggie Estate, Falmouth TR11 4RX
2. STUDIO GALLERY
Swim With Me by Elaine Turnbull
Studio Gallery is a delightful, unusual gallery at the top of the town, owned by resident jeweller, Julia Schofield. All artists work within 20 miles of Porthleven. This month features Steve Slimm, Debbie Prosser, Andrew Lanyon, Lisa Wisdom and guest jeweller Emily Nixon amongst others. There are textiles, wood, leather, sculpture, ceramics and a stunning bridal jewellery collection.
Top of Fore Street, Porthleven TR13 9HH
3. CUSTOMS HOUSE GALLERY
Rinsey Head, Porthleven
by Joe Armstrong
The gallery’s light and airy space on Porthleven’s harbour side exhibits original works by some of Cornwall’s finest artists in a range of mediums. A bespoke framing service is available here as well as the Own Art Scheme. View the work available on the regularly updated and fully ecommerce enabled website. Open seven days a week from Easter.
Porthleven TR13 9JD
4. ATISHOO GALLERY
Between Trips, Mevagissey
by John Cadle
Situated in Charlestown, famous for BBC drama Poldark, you’ll find Atishoo Gallery. Opposite the old chapel, featuring work by more than 80 artists and craftspeople, the gallery offers a bespoke picture framing service and an extensive range of art cards and prints to buy. Visit the website where you can buy online and check opening times.
71 Charlestown Road,
ST Austell PL25 3NL
5. SALLY NAPIER JEWELLERY
Earrings from The Sea Collection by Sally Napier
Jeweller Sally Napier creates handcrafted jewellery, emphasising attention to detail whilst keeping a contemporary edge. Each piece and design in created individually, combining semi-precious stones, silver, gold and freshwater pearls. You can purchase online or contact Sally if you’d like to visit her studio to see her work or discuss a commission or repair.
Elmsleigh, Pinch Hill,
Marhamchurch EX23 0ER
6. QUAY ART
Alfie by Tim Cotterill
(aka The Frogman)
Alfie is a 3x4x5 inch, bronze owl sculpture featuring a lustrous silver nitrate patina with contrasting highly polished talons and beak together with a uniquely perforated surface, a perfect addition to Tim’s parliament of owls. For a wide range of Frogman limited edition bronze sculptures, visit the gallery, which is open daily, or see the website.
North Quay, Padstow
7. STEVE SLIMM
Above the Gully by Steve Slimm
Featured in national art foundation courses for quality of light, Steve’s mystical expressionist work can be seen in a number of Cornish galleries. This evocative landscape is currently on view at The Tyler Gallery, Mousehole, along with other original pieces that breathe the ancient Celtic spirit of Cornwall.
8. Cscape Art
by Sarah Blakey
The Craft Kiln (Cornish crafts), Sail Loft Emporium (antiques and collectables) and Cscape Art are all part of The Old Workshop, next to the main Charlestown car park. Many originals, prints and cards by artist Sarah Blakey and photographer Mick Blakey are available at the gallery. Open daily April until October, 10.30am to 5.30pm.
Charlestown, The Old Workshop PL25 3NJ
9. Summerhouse Gallery
Other Echos Inhabit The Garden
by Maggie O’Brien
Located only a stone’s throw away from the wonderful St Michael’s Mount, the Summerhouse Gallery offers a beautiful and welcoming space to discover the best in Cornish art. Opening on 21st April for two weeks is an evocative dream-like show by much-admired artist Maggie O Brien entitled ‘Where have all the songbirds gone’.
Market Place, Marazion TR17 0AR
10. The Poly Guild
Fern by Lesley Harry
Using screen prints and etching, Lesley likes to explore edges in the landscape and the juxtaposition of static and moving forms. The Poly Guild exclusively stocks a unique range of beautifully crafted work, from artists and designers who live locally or have studied in Cornwall. The truly local and distinctive range of work includes jewellery, ceramics, prints, glass and textiles.
24 Church Street,
Falmouth TR11 5EG
11. Penlee House Gallery and Museum
The Milk Cart by Frank Gascoigne Heath
Taught by Newlyn School artist Stanhope Forbes and known locally as ‘the sunshine artist’, Frank Heath was a key figure in the Lamorna Group of artists who used colour and light as a feature in his work. This picture shows Boleigh Farm and is viewable in the ‘A Casket of Pearls’ exhibition until 3rd June.
Morrab Road, Penzance TR18 4HE
12. WAVES GALLERY
Fire and Ice by Mike Lacey
Situated near the stunning harbour of Porthleven, Waves Gallery showcases some of the finest photography of one of Cornwall’s most talented, coastal photographers,
Mike swims his camera out to the breaks of Cornwall all year round, capturing the magical, stunning views from inside the breaking waves.
Commercial Road, Porthleven TR13 9JD