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West Cornwall is well-known as a magnet for artists and both nearby Newlyn and St. Ives have long-standing reputations as centres for world-class art. The Hotel Penzance and The Bay Restaurant have a permanent exhibition of work from local outstanding artists. The artist on display is changed each month, with prints available from all our guest artists for sale from reception.


John Tremaine 14.03.15 – 09.05.15

Wildlife artist My picture in picture art is created using an Isograph pen charged with Indian ink, this has the finest .10mm nib; it affords me to draw with great precision. I often use a method called pointillism; this is where thousands of tiny dots of ink are applied in varying density to create depth and realism. My drawings evolve slowly, sittings are normally between two and four hours. The popular otter picture took 88 hours to complete, the brown trout within it took more than two hours
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Jean Foulds 09.05.15 – 06.06.15

Paintings & sculpture Jean’s work is influenced by the coastal landscape of her surroundings and the maritime climate of West Cornwall, and the sense of being in that environment. Recent paintings have been developed from her sculptural forms, which evolve from the clay, and which represent a sense of being, from the inside. www.jeanfouldsartist.co.uk      
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Taking Space 06.06.15 – 04.07.15

Taking Space group of artists is exhibiting a diverse range of work.  Paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolour, original prints and photography are all mediums used by the artists to produce their individual work.   Taking Space is a co-operative of women artists who live and work in Cornwall.  Their exhibitions enable visitors to enjoy a wide range of work at each show. They exhibit throughout Cornwall and this year will also be showing in St Ives, Porthleven, St Mawes and Helston.   Ou
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Jan Phethean & Christine Allen 04.07.15 – 29.08.15

Gossen A new exhibition of paintings at The Bay Penzance    This new exhibition of work by Christine Allen and Jan Phethean explores the Cornish word ‘Gossen’, Cornish for  ‘ferruginous valley’.  The two painters have very differing approaches to the subject, Allen’s work is based on abstract reflection with figurative references,  Phethean’s work is figurative based on  abstract principles. Both painters use vibrant colour and layers of texture as the mainstay of their painting practise, but th
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John Tremaine 29.08.15 – 24.10.15

Wildlife artist My picture in picture art is created using an Isograph pen charged with Indian ink, this has the finest .10mm nib; it affords me to draw with great precision. I often use a method called pointillism; this is where thousands of tiny dots of ink are applied in varying density to create depth and realism. My drawings evolve slowly, sittings are normally between two and four hours. The popular otter picture took 88 hours to complete, the brown trout within it took more than two hours
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