“better days”, Vibrant exhibition at the Gallery Harbour House, Kingsbridge until 4th September 2022

Gallery stewarding is never dull, why do people walk through the door, a few may have planned their day around a visit to the show, the odd one or two are just killing time. Occasionally there are conversations that drift from the art on the walls to the state of the world, to personal experience and the sharing of lives, loves and losses. Art is so much more than line, shape, colour and form, it is life…

“why we walk” – woodcut for sale at the sou sou west exhibition – all artist proceeds from the sale of this print will be donated to ukraine appeal…

Printmakers Open

30th April to 22nd May 2022

Saturday 30th April will see the opening of Sou’-Sou’-West Gallery’s 7th annual Printmakers Open.  To capitalise on the success of this ever popular show, this year the gallery has encouraged submissions of work where emerging and well-established printmakers from across the south west are exploring new exciting methods, processes or subject matter, as well as using the more traditional methods, such as etchings, woodcuts, linocuts, collographs, carborundorum, dry points, mokuhanga, monoprints, lithographs, and more.

Cornwall in August?

Tucked away at the end of Cape Cornwall is a cottage built in the 1800s as the boiler house for the Cape Cornwall tin mine, the westernmost dwelling on the English mainland! The artist Tracy O’Kates purchased the property in 1978 and when she died left it in trust as a residency for the benefit of woman artists. This has changed and now any artist can apply….

For two weeks in August, at the hight of staycation I hunkered down at Brisons Veor with a box of inks, paint paper and a fridge full of goodies, surrounded by the sea…..

“From ArtCan With Love”

ArtCan annual fundraiser, a fantastic collection of contemporary postcard-sized art by ArtCan’s National and international artist members will be on offer and priced at an affordable £40 per artwork including P&P.

The event is from 6.30 – 8pm for one night only Wednesday 23rd June 2021 via Zoom. Register for free via Eventbrite.

Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula), for sale “From ArtCan with love”

Curlew (Numenius Arquata), for sale “From ArtCan with love”