Free Exhibitions

Free Exhibitions during the festival

ARMSTRONG AND WING GALLERY, ST ANDREWS STREET
Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm
A Homage to Alfred Wallis by Max Wildman
Exhibition and sale of uncannily authentic looking works in the style of Alfred Wallis – produced using the same techniques as Wallis himself, and presented in a variety of vintage frames. “Wildman’s paintings are deceptively simple aphorisms of Wallis’ original works. Once again, Wallis is affordable!”
JOHN MALTBY

BELGRAVE, FORE STREET
Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm
Alice Mumford ‘Strategic Colour’
A solo exhibition of new paintings by Alice Mumford. A respected teacher in St Ives, and one of the gallery’s most popular artists, Alice’s paintings of interior still life combine a rare sense of colour with an ability to capture the essence of different lights in her arrangements and compositions. 01736 794888 www.belgravestives.co.uk

BIBLE CHRISTIAN CHAPEL
Mon 11th-Fri 15th, 10.30am-4pm
1000 Faces
1000 Faces is an interactive art project that celebrates the beauty of the human face. It is about personality and Identity. This is a celebration of ordinary people and ordinary lives.

CAFÉ ART, THE DRILL HALL, ROYAL SQUARE
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm
Paul Healy
I would rather have Guadeloupe than stale onion soup. Guadeloupe has more texture than indigo shadow. An exhibition of work by Paul Healy “Of a sunny disposition.” Indian ink and collage representations of funnel vision, and some photographs.

CRYPT GALLERY, BELOW MARINERS GALLERY, NORWAY SQUARE
Sat 9th-Fri 15th, 10.30am-5pm
Association of British Naïve Artists
In this exuberant and colourful exhibition you will recognise a simplicity, innocence and honesty about the work that you will not find elsewhere. During the last few years there has been a growing worldwide interest in primitive/ naïve paintings and many public galleries are now devoting sections to this genre.
Sat 16th onwards 10.30am-5pm
Paul Wadsworth ‘Memories of India and the landscape of Cornwall’
This solo show will be memories of recent trips to India and paintings on location in Cornwall. I will be using the space as a working studio and you are welcome to come and browse and ask any questions.

DRIFTWOOD CONTEMPORARY, FORE STREET
Daily 10am-5pm
Iconic Times
Showcasing a wonderful range of originals and limited editions by top artists from around the world, all relating to music and icons. 01736 795643 [email protected]

THE LEACH POTTERY, HIGHER STENNACK
9th Sept-29 Oct,
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm
Jim Malone Solo Show
Jim Malone presents his first solo exhibition of 2017. Jim is one of Britain’s foremost potters who has exhibited internationally, making high-fired stoneware and porcelain.
Spot the Potter
15th-22nd Sept
Spot the Potter is a unique exhibition and sale of pots from mainly professional potters inCornwall. Proceeds from the sale will go towards the St Ives Rotary Club Travel Bursary for potters in Cornwall. www.leachpottery.com

MARINERS GALLERY, NORWAY SQUARE
Daily:
Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm, Sat-Sun 2-5pm
Members’ Festival Show
A Members’ show featuring an eclectic mix of styles and media. Also a fine selection of unframed original works and cards.
Opening 5pm on 16th September.
Square Deal and Donated Picture Show
Come early as this event is extremely popular. Members work on 10” Square Canvases all at £50 plus a selection of donated works at Commission free prices. Display will continue until 21st Sept. www.stisa.co.uk

MOFFAT LINDNER ROOM, PORTHMEOR STUDIOS, BACK ROAD WEST
Sat 9th- Sat 16th, 10am-5pm
St Ives Textiles
St Ives Textiles is an established group of artists who meet monthly at Porthmeor Studios, working with a wide variety of mixed media. The group have been exploring the theme of Cornwall and this will form the basis for their exhibition: Kernow Inspirations. There will be items for sale and group members will be on hand to discuss the work. www.stivestextiles.co.uk
THE ABOVE EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED

NEW CRAFTSMAN, FORE STREET
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm
Breon O’Casey with paintings by Neil Pinkett
Throughout the Festival and continuing until 15 October, New Craftsman Gallery presents a multi-disciplinary exhibition of work by celebrated St Ives artist Breon O’Casey, whose prolific career as a painter, printmaker, sculptor, weaver and jewellery maker had a significant influence on 20th century British art. New works by West Cornwall painter Neil Pinkett will also be in our upstairs gallery until 23 Sept. 01736 795652 www.newcraftsmanstives.com

PENWITH GALLERY, BACK ROAD WEST
Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm
Paula Downing exhibition
5th September- 9th October
South West Art Academy exhibition
5th September-4th September
Member’s Show
5th September-13th November
The Penwith Gallery and the Society have been on the present site since the early 1960s. The shows on view during September reflect the varied nature of the exhibitions to be found at the gallery throughout the year. 01736 795579

ST IVES ARTS CLUB, WESTCOTTS QUAY, AGNES NAYLOR ROOM
Daily 10.30am-5pm
Members’ Exhibition
Selection of Arts Club members work in various media. www.stivesartsclub.org

ST IA CHURCH, MARKET PLACE
10am-4pm Tues 12th, Wed 13th, Thurs 14th and Fri 15th (donations)
Quilting Exhibition
Exhibition opening – Tues 12th 10am. Opened by Pepe and Daphne Turner who have been a major influence on quilting in Cornwall.
Exhibition continues until Friday 15th.
A feast of many quilts shown in the magnificent Parish Church, including a Pennsylvanian Amish Quilt. A range of pieces by first time and experienced quilters. Refreshments available daily.

SALTHOUSE GALLERY, NORWAY SQUARE
Sun 10th-Thurs 14th, 10am-7.30pm
The Buck Stops Here
Exhibition and sale of an eclectic range of handmade studio ceramics, sculptures, photography, and textile art. Meet the artists who are based in Buckinghamshire – Richard Ballantyne, Carol Read, Chris Inder, Chantal Fordham, Jeremy White, Godfrey Thorpe, Chris Read, and Sally Stocker. Join us for a drink from 6pm.

SALTHOUSE GALLERY, NORWAY SQUARE
Sat 16th, 2-8pm
Preview with drinks, 6-8pm
Exhibition Sun 17th- Fri 22nd, 10am-5pm
Land, Sea, Sky
Four members of the same family are exhibiting together for the first time at the gallery. Featuring work in oil, pastel, pen and textiles, the exhibition includes a broad mix of work, much of which is inspired by the Cornish coastline. Claire Coskie. www.land-sea-sky.co.uk

WATERSIDE GALLERY, STREET-AN-POL
Mon-Sat 10.30am-4.30pm
Oliver Bull exhibition
Waterside Gallery presents an exhibition of beautiful new paintings by Oliver Bull. 01736 798844

YEW TREE GALLERY, KEIGWIN,
nr MORVAH & PENDEEN, TR19 7TS
(on B3306 coast road from St Ives)
2nd Sept-29th Oct
Tues-Sat 10.30-5pm
Northern Lights & Southern Stars
Art exhibition of brilliant work by artists from North & South.
Mark Hearld paintings & collage.
Angie Lewin original prints.
Alex Malcolmson carved, painted wood, with potters Terry Shone, Robina Jack, David Garland and new jewellery by Guy Royle.
Garden sculpture & refreshments.
Donations to charity desirable.
Gilly Wyatt Smith, Curator. [email protected] 01736 786425