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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.


‘Birdsong’ By Jan Phethean 29.11.14 – 17.01.15

Birdsong A solo exhibition of paintings by Jan Phethean    This exhibition represents the period of a year’s paintings. I have a passion for nature, the secret life of birds in particular. The influence of my long career as an award winning architectural designer and my  love of colour, pattern and texture arevery much a part of my painting practise. This exhibition references rich ornamentation using simple, easily identifiable rganic imagery. as the exhibition continues I will also be fe
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Artists Featured at the Hotel Penzance: 17.01.15 – 14.02.15

Here at the Hotel Penzance, we’re always playing host to some of the most exciting artists that live or love Cornwall. From performance pieces to photography, watercolour to oil, we’ll soon be announcing our featured artist for the 17th of January 2015, whose work will remain in residency until the 14th of February 2015. If you have a passion for artists who grew up in, live in or were otherwise inspired by the romantic atmosphere or dramatic landscapes of Cornwall, then the Hotel Pe
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Artists Featured at the Hotel Penzance: 14.02.15 -14.03.15

Here at the Hotel Penzance, we’re always playing host to some of the most exciting artists that live or love Cornwall. From performance pieces to photography, watercolour to oil, we’ll soon be announcing our featured artist for the 14th of February 2014, whose work will remain in residency until the 14th of March 2014. If you have a passion for artists who grew up in, live in or were otherwise inspired by the romantic atmosphere or dramatic landscapes of Cornwall, then the Hotel Penz
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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.jeanfouldsart.co.uk    
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Artists Featured at the Hotel Penzance: 06.06.15 – 04.07.15

Here at the Hotel Penzance, we’re always playing host to some of the most exciting artists that live or love Cornwall. From performance pieces to photography, watercolour to oil, we’ll soon be announcing our featured artist for the 6th of June 2015, whose work will remain in residency until the 4th of July 2015. If you have a passion for artists who grew up in, live in or were otherwise inspired by the romantic atmosphere or dramatic landscapes of Cornwall, then the Hotel Penzance is
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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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