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‘TEN’: Honouring a Decade of the Summerhouse Gallery.

June 15, 2021

A leading contemporary gallery championing Cornish artists for the past decade, Marazion’s the Summerhouse Gallery celebrates a decade of art in style.

Alfred Wallis – Cornwall’s True Art Legend

May 27, 2021

Alfred Wallis is one of Cornwall’s most intriguing artists. With a life of late bloom, brief success, we take a look at his bittersweet life through the eyes of illustrator Molly Russon.

Guest Blog: Cornwall – An Unheralded Storytelling Sanctuary.

May 25, 2021

Originally from Michigan, USA, journalist and creative writer Noah Abbott has been studying at Falmouth University and is currently in his third year. During his time in Cornwall, Noah looked to explore the folklore, stories and mythology rich in this ancient county and discover why it was such an inspiration to writers….

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!