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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.


Roger Arend 25.01.14 – 22.03.2014

Prints & watercolours www.rogerarend.co.uk More information coming soon!
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Jan Phethean & Christine Allen 22.03.14 – 17.05.14

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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Jon Tremaine 17.05.14 – 12.07.2014

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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Doodie Grubb 12.07.14 – 09.08.2014

Doodie’s Doodles are the work of Newquay artist Doodie Grubb.   The Doodles are quirky, coloured pencil drawings of landscapes and fantasy figures. These have now been joined by the iDoodles which are vibrant, images created on the iPad.   The iPad work is proving very popular now, maybe as people become more familiar with the idea of digitally created art. The Coloured pencil drawings continue to have a large following and offer a vibrant but softer view of the world.   Doodles a
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Taking Space 09.08.14 – 06.09.14

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. The group held a successful show at The Bay over the Christmas period. A new member, Barbara Reynolds who sold the only piece she exhibited said, “I now wish I had hung more work”. Our programme of exhibitions can be viewed on w
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The Bay Restaurant

06.09.14 – 04.10.14

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 September 2014, whose work will remain in residency until the 4th of October 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 Pen
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Penny Rumble 04.10.2014 – 01.11.2014

Seascapes Penny lives and paints in Sancreed near Penzance. She specialises in Seascapes and Marine Art and her work is impressionistic in style. All her paintings are prepared on location with detailed studies, sketches and notes. Back in the studio she uses palette knives to apply layers of paint to create texture and then she refines her work with glazes to add depth. Her paintings are vibrant and energetic and her inspiration is the breathtaking scenery of Cornwall.      www.pennyrumble
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The Bay Restaurant

Artists Featured at the Hotel Penzance: 01.11.2014 – 29.11.14

The Hotel Penzance prides itself on featuring local artists throughout the premises. From up-and-comers to established favourites, we’re always looking to dedicate some wall space to artists who grew up in Cornwall, live in the area or are simply inspired by it in everything they create. From photos to canvas, we’re always featuring some truly spectacular and eye-catching designs around the Hotel and the adjoining The Bay Penzance restaurant. We’re still set to confirm who will
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Jan Phathean & Christine Allen 29.11.14 – 17.01.15

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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