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Inside: Cornwall Contemporary, Penzance

April 9, 2021

Since 2006, Cornwall Contemporary as held a prominent place in Penzance’s artistic community, welcoming its 15th year, this renowned gallery is still providing leading, contemporary art worldwide from its West Cornwall hub.

An Extra Special Cornish Christmas – Festive Finery with Emily Nixon

December 8, 2020

Our round up of the latest and most stunning pieces from the distinctly coastal and eclectic jewellery designer, Emily Nixon.

Artist Profile – Sarah Eddy

December 2, 2020

When Sarah Eddy is searching for inspiration, she takes to the Cornish coastline, from the shape of the headline to the ever-changing colours of the ocean, her paintings make for stunning interpretations of some of Cornwall’s best scenic views.

A New View – Abstract Meets Aerial

December 1, 2020

With a passion for flight, art and conceptual imagery, abstract aerial photographer George Stephens, also known as Gstee, captures Cornwall’s natural world and in a completely new way.

Leach Pottery 2020 – 100 Years of Ceramic Innovation

August 26, 2020

Celebrating 100 years of creation and innovation, take a look into the rich history, drama and resilience of Leach Pottery’s pioneering founders…

Finding Freedom Within – An Artist’s Profile with Maggie O’Brien.

August 19, 2020

There is an element of freedom in every piece that Maggie O’Brien paints. A fluidity that is both delicate and captivating, from land and seascapes that bring the colours and sense of a Cornish dawn to canvas, or moments of tender, quiet piece seen from a vase of flowers in the light of the window. Capturing the essence of each scene, is Maggie’s quest as an artist.

6 Cornish Books For Fantasy Loving Kids

April 17, 2020

If you’re spending your lockdown time catching up on some family reading, then we have six Cornish inspired fantasy books for kids (and adults…), to keep your sense of adventure alight!

Illustrating Cornwall

April 7, 2020

Creating designs for the likes of Seasalt and more, Matt Johnson is one of Cornwall’s best known illustrators.

A Call for Cornish Art in the Virtual World

March 26, 2020

Pick up your brushes, pens and pencils and take part in Penlee Inspired Online, a new virtual exhibition and curated event bringing artists of all skills and mediums together.

The Art of Healing

March 26, 2020

When a devastating tragedy took place in Caroline Robinson’s life, it was her former dream of being an artist that would resurface once more to offer solace, discovery, and healing.