Jo Downs is one of the world’s most respected fused glass designers. Working from her Cornwall studio, Jo’s work draws inspiration from the beautiful coastal landscape while her advanced fusion techniques allow for the creation of abstract designs of great individuality and depth. Along with her popular range of handmade giftware and statement interior pieces >> read more
The Leach Pottery, founded in 1920 by Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada, is among the most respected and influential studio potteries in the world. Over the last hundred years scores of potters, students and apprentices from across the world have come to the Leach Pottery to work and train, creating a uniquely international environment on the Cornish coast.
The gallery originally opened as Sims Gallery, in 1998, specializing in traditional Newlyn and Modern British. In 2001, the gallery became known as Market House under the auspices of Jonathan Grimble, who brought many modern and contemporary artists to further prominance. 2005 saw Kevin Dickenson take over the reins. He in particular, promoted many contemporary >> read more
Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Morvah Schoolhouse is a unique gallery, craft centre and café. Originally a chapel, built in 1744 and visited by Charles Wesley, the building was then used as a Sunday School for the children of Morvah. The building fell into dilapidation but in 1999 was converted into a >> read more
Porthilly Gallery is a new and exciting art gallery near Rock, Cornwall which is also the studio of Jethro Jackson. Jethro is a landscape painter and potter who was born and raised on the Cornish North Coast. This gives him an affinity and empathy with this most special of all coastlines and has allowed Jethro >> read more
Tom’s approach to painting is based on a sense of design that was confirmed by two formative years spent in Italy after graduating from art college in the 1970s. Cornwall has brought together his personal tastes through its landscape, culture and over-arching quality of maritime light. His art is primarily in the form of landscapes, >> read more
Falmouth University is a specialist creative multi-arts institution for rethinking convention and outthinking challenges. At a time when conventional thinking doesn’t work any more, it’s a potent formula. At the heart of creativity in the UK and the world, Falmouth University has a very special atmosphere that propagates originality and stimulates challenging creativity. With us >> read more