Open
studios

During the September Festival, artists and craftspeople throughout St Ives open their doors giving Festival-goers the opportunity to both view and discuss their work.

Meet the artits who took part in Open Studios during the 2023 September Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amanda Ray at Gaolyard Studios
Distinctive range of raku fired ceramic jewellery inspired by Art Deco and the designs of the sixties – designed and produced here at the studios since 2005.
Gaolyard Studios, Dove Street, St Ives TR26 2LZ
September 13 and 20 (10am-5pm)
Email: amandarayceramics@gmail.com
Phone: 07905471812
Website: amandaray.co.uk
Facebook: Amanda Ray

Anne McCrossan Ceramics at Gaolyard Studios
Decorative ceramics combining
traditional and contemporary materials and processes. My pieces play on themes of
identity and heritage, emergent and ancient.
Gaolyard Studios, Dove Street, St Ives TR26 2LZ
September 13 (10am-4pm and Gaolyard’s annual cup sale and drinks 5-7pm) and Sept 20 (10am-4pm)
Email: hello@annemccrossanceramics.com
Phone: 07770 877553
Website: www.annemcrossanceramics.com
Facebook: facebook.com/annemccrossanceramics
Instagram: @annemcx

Camilla Dixon at The Guildhall Attic
Paint, collage, abstraction, observation and activism. All welcome!
The Guildhall, 2nd Floor Attic Suite, Street an Pol TR26 2DS
All days throughout the Festival (11am-5pm) except Sept 11, 14(pm), 18, 19 and 23.
Email: camilladixon@hotmail.com
Instagram: camilladixon1968

 

 

 

Celia Orchard at The Manor House
Patchwork and Quilting, specialising in scrap work – quilts, throws, cushions, bags and other item
The Manor House, Ayr, St Ives – opposite Ventnor Terrace – TR26 1DU
September 16 to 23 (11am-5pm)
Email: cocostives@btinternet.com
Phone. 01736 798340

 

 

Colin Orchard at The Manor House
Paintings in oil, mostly on board. All square format. Subject matter St.Ives, Venice, Suffolk and Gallery Interiors
The Manor House, Ayr, St Ives – opposite Ventnor Terrace – TR26 1DU
September 16 to 23 (11am-5pm)
Email: cocostives@btinternet.com
Phone: 01736 798340

David Moore at Penwith Studios
Working in oil paint the images that evolve from memories of landscape or subjects that he finds structural and emotive in content.
8 Penwith Studios, Porthmeor Road, St Ives (studio shared with Jenny Woodhouse)
September 13, 16, 17, 20 (10am-5pm)
Email: drmoore.41.stives@btinternet.com
Phone: 07429 568363

Dorrie King in Mary Scott’s Studio at Whites Old Workshops
“Delighted to join Mary Scott as guest artist in her studio,” said Dorrie. “I am a fine art printmaker. I will include recent work using drypoint and etched lino, as well as monoprints which combine embossed multiple layers of transparent colours, letterpress, stencils and chine colle.”
Studio 4, Whites Old Workshops, Porthmeor Road, St Ives TR26 1NP
September 16-23 (10am-6pm)
Email: dotking13@hotmail.com
Phone: 07454 753010
Instagram: @dorrieking

Gareth Edwards at Studio 16 Porthmeor Studios
Contemporary abstracted landscape painting . Poetic and lyrically expressive paintings in the modern landscape genre. The evanescent mysteries of time and space .
Studio 16 Porthmeor Studios, Back Rd West, St Ives
September 18, 20, 22, 23 (10am-4pm)
Email: gareth.edwardsartist@gmail.com
Phone: 07825 085434
Instagram: www.instagram.com/garethedwardsartist/

Hani Mroz at White’s Old Workshops
Seascapes and land paintings inspired by West Cornwall
Studio 5, White’s Old Workshops, Porthmeor Road, St Ives TR261NP
Every day of the Festival (11am-4pm)
Email: hani.mroz.art@gmail.com
Website:www.hanimroz.co.uk
Instagram: hanimroz

 

Heather McAlpine at White’s Old Workshops
Painting, acrylic paint on canvas and paper with paintings inspired by Heather’s first year of wild swimming which offered a new perspective and access to the sea year round.
Studio 2, White’s Old Workshops, Porthmeor Road, St Ives TR261NP
Every day of the Festival (11am-5pm)
Email:mcalpineart@gmail.com
Phone: 07400154482
Website: www.heathermcalpineartist.com
Facebook: heathermcalpineart
Instagram :@heathermcalpineart

Helen Lee at Gaolyard Studios
Slipware potter making thrown domestic ware decorated with etched markings and stain brushwork.
Gaolyard Studios, Dove Street, St Ives TR26 2LZ
September 13 (10am-5pm)
Email : info@helenleeceramics.co.uk
Phone: 07588 488332
Website : helenleeceramics.co.uk
Instagram : @helenleeceramics

Jack Friskney-Adams at 15 Street an Garrow
Hand-printed collagraphs from found materials to create different textures and shapes. These are then inked multiple times, in both intaglio and relief, to build colour and form.
The Studio, 15 Street an Garrow, St Ives TR26 1SG (Access via Bedford Place side gate)
September 9, 10, 16, 17 and 23 (11am-4pm)
Email: jackfriskney-adams@hotmail.com
Phone: 01736 449267
Website: www.jackfriskneyadams.com

Jenny Woodhouse at Penwith Studios
Textural paintings which hover between abstraction and figuration often depicting a feeling for a place – the work usually evolves from forms seen when out walking.
8 Penwith Studios, Porthmeor Road, St Ives (studio shared with David Moore)
September 13, 16, 17, 20 (10am-5pm)
Website: www.jennywoodhouse.co.uk
Email:  jennywoodhouse@talktalk.net

Julie D Cooper at Blue Haven
Abstract paintings which have emerged from observations of natural forms and places Julie frequently visits surrounding her studio in St Ives.
Blue Haven, 5 St Andrews Street, St Ives TR26 1AHEvery day of the Festival (11am-4pm)Email: julie@juliedcooper.co.ukPhone: 07702 360108Website: www.juliedcooper.co.uk
Instagram: @juliedcooper

Julie Doyle at 4 Upper Meadow
Paintings in oil,watercolour and acrylic inspired by the sea and the rugged coastline of Cornwall. Also drawings,pastels and mosaics.
4 Upper Meadow, St Ives TR26 1HY
September 13, 14, 15 (10am-4pm)
Email: julie.doyle7@ymail.com
Tel: 07745 393091
Website:www.juliedoylemurals.co.uk
Instagram:@julie.doyle.art

Julie Harper at White’s Old Workshops
Porcelain ceramicist producing paintings, bowls and platters decorated with coastal scenes.
Studio 6, White’s Old Workshops ,Porthmeor Road, St Ives TR26 1NP
Every day (11am-4pm)
Email: jbhshoretosea@hotmail.co.uk
Phone: 07734 793686
Website: julieharperceramics.co.uk
Instagram julieharperceramics

 


Juliet Middleton-Batts at 2A Bedford Road

Combining printmaking with collage to make work that layers shapes created from patterns and textures sourced from domestic ephemera. Her studio forms part of the house that she created from a disused shop on Bedford Road.
2A Bedford Road, St Ives TR26 1SP
September 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 (11am-5pm)
Email: egm4graphics@btconnect.com julietmbatts@outlook.com
Phone: 07803 207204
Website: www.julietmiddletonbatts.com
Instagram: @julietmbatts

Kat Wheeler at Gaolyard Studios

Functional and decorative ceramics thrown on the wheel with a dark clay and then decorated with slips.
Gaolyard Studios, Dove Street, St Ives TR26 2LZ
September 13 (10am-5pm) followed by Gaolyard Studios’ Annual Cup Sale and Drinks Event (5-7pm), Sept 14,15,16,17,19,20 (10am-4pm)
Email: kat@katwheeler.co.uk
Phone: 07890 730454
Website: www.katwheeler.co.uk
Facebook: Kat Wheeler Ceramics
Instagram: Kat.R.Wheeler

Laura Crosland at Gaolyard Studios
Wheel-thrown functional pottery, intricately carved with geometric and floral designs. Multiple glazes are used to create rich colours and highlight details.
Gaolyard Studios, Dove Street, St Ives TR26 2LZ
September 13 (10am-5pm) followed by Gaolyard Studios’ Annual Cup Sale and Drinks Event (5pm-7pm), 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20 (10am-4pm)
Email:  Lmc-ceramics@hotmail.co.uk
Phone: 07952291861
Website:  www.lauracroslandceramics.com
Facebook:  Laura Crosland Ceramics
Instagram: @lauracrosland

Lynette Pierce at Penwith Studios
Acrylic/Mixed media. Textured paintings with inspiration from nature’s colours and textures. 
Studio 5,Penwith Studios, above Penwith Gallery, Back Road West, St Ives

September 13, 16, 17, 20 (all day) plus all other days of the Festival (1.30-5pm)
Email: lynettepierce@hotmail.co.uk
Phone: 07922 032502.
Instagram: lynettepierceartist

Marion Elizabeth Taylor at 15 Porthmeor Studios
Contemporary painter in oil on canvas. The painting shown and others are from a recent series “That’s How The Liight Gets In”
15 Porthmeor Studios, Back Road West, St Ives
Open most days during the Festival (normally 10am-4pm). Exact timings will be posted on the door.
Email: taylorstudio15@gmail.com
Phone: 07887920736
Instagram: marionelizabethtaylor

Mary Scott at White’s Old Workshops

intuitive abstracts rich in texture, usually in oils and mixed media, bringing her earlier geological career experience to evoke the ancient landscapes of West Penwith and beyond.
Dorrie King (printmaker) will joine Mary at her studios for the second week of the Festival.
Studio 4, Whites Old Workshops, Porthmeor Road, St Ives, TR26 1NP
Every day of the Festival (10am-6pm)
Website: www.maryscottartist.co.uk
Email: mary735@btinternet.com
Phone: 07983 355568
Instagram: @maryscott_art

Melissa and Gaia Hampson-Smith at 18 Carnellis Road
Painting, print, sculpture, live music. Cornish landscape, heritage and space travel. using traditional and contemporary materials,  techniques and instruments. Free afternoon tea with sales over £25.
Melisa has more than two decades experience in art tutoring and community workshop and is BAHONS trained in Fine Art and Sculpture. She works  en-plein air through the medium of drawing, painting and sculpture. During her Open Studio days she will be holding 1-hour workshops and Garden Studio art classes in both water colour and jewellery. See  Workshops Page for details.
18 Carnellis Road, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1BN
September 12 and 15 (10am-3pm) 
Email: melissa.sculpture.painting@gmail.com
Phone: 07875246221
Website: mjhscontemporary.wixsite.com/mjhs
Instagram: @melissa2monetpainting

Paul Wadsworth at The Crypt Gallery
Paintings from travels in India and landscapes painted on location in Cornwall. As usual, a temporary studio will be set up in the centre of The Crypt where the artists’ method of working can be seen and discussed during his exhibition.
Crypt Gallery, St Ives Society of Artists, Norway Square
September 16 to 23 (10am-5pm)
Email: paulwads@btinternet.com
Phone: 07814 897447
Website: www.paulwadsworth.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/paul.wadsworth.165
Instagram: wadsworth.paul

Pauline Youll at White’s Old Workshops
Working in White’s Studios since 2004 producing a diverse variety of pieces in mixed media.  Inspiration taken from Porthmeor Beach, micro/macro images, texture and COLOUR!
Studio 1b White’s Old Workshops, Porthmeor Road, St Ives TR26 1NP
Mondays to Saturdays (11am-5pm)
E-mail: poppypauline@talktalk.net
Phone: 01736 794971 and 07963 443619
Instagram: Pauline Russ Youll

Sally MacCabe at White’s Old Workshops
Textured and collaged mixed media paintings; wall hangings and artists, books.
1A, White’s Old Workshops, Porthmeor Road, St Ives
Every day of the Festival (11am–4pm)
Email: sallymaccabe@icloud.com
Phone: 07885 079902
Website: http://www.sallymaccabe.co.uk
Facebook: Sally MacCabe Studio Gallery
Instagram: sallymaccabe

Sarah Dunstan at Gaolyard Studios
Exploring ideas around the half-forgotten memories and images that persist from childhood – perhaps a vintage wall paper, the stylised narrattive of her Mother’s Willow pattern plates or the shape of an opened sardine can.
Gaolyard Studios, Dove Street, St Ives TR26 2LZ
September 13 (10am-5pm and Gaolyard’s annual cup sale and drinks 5-7pm) and Sept 20 (10am-5pm)
Email: sarahdunstanceramics@gmail.com
Phone: 07877610149
Website :www.sarahdunstan.co.uk
Instagram :sarah dunstan ceramics

Shelley Thornton at White’s Old Workshops
Abstract artist defined by bold colour. Directed by the landscape and driven by the feelings, interpretations and stories that run through our world.
Studio 3, White’s Old Workshops , Porthmeor Road, St Ives, TR26 1NP
Most days of the Festival (11am-5pm) and by appointment.
Email: shelleythornton@artlantic.co.uk
Phone: 07788 727687
Website: http://www.artlantic.co.uk
Facebook: Artlantic
Instagram: artlanticartworks

Stephanie Sandercock at White’s Old Workshops
Unique textured effects  with limestone and marble plaster on metal and wood. Delicate mica crystals catch the light, like quartz in the Cornish coastal rock.
White’s Old Workshops , Porthmeor Road, St Ives, TR26 1NP
Every day (11am-5pm) See also the Exhibitions Page for Stephanie Sandercock and Julie Moselen’s Compass in The Crypt Gallery from September 9 to 15 (10.30am-5.30pm).
Email: stephaniesandercock@gmail.com
Phone: 07467 147375
Website: http://stephaniesandercock.com
Facebook: ArtSandercock
Instagram: @stephanie_sandercock

Susan Thomas at The Studio Norway Square
Delighted to be working in this historic building in the ‘artist’s quarter’ of St Ives, adjacent to Back Road West.
My work in oil and charcoal is based on Porthmeor Beach, The Island, and architecture of of the Downlong area.
The Studio, Norway Square, St Ives TR26 1NA
Open most days and evenings (11am-7pm and by appointment).
Phone: 07968385765
Email: sthomasal@aol.com

Tamsyn Trevorrow at Canonstown
Exploring the material effects of time on the natural world, in particular the interaction between land and sea and the ever-changing landscape of these liminal spaces. A selection of sculptural ceramics and jewellery.
Chez Nous, Primrose Lane, Canonstown, Lelant TR27 6NA. (On A30 behind the funeral directors)
Sept 14-18 (10am-6pm)
Email: tamztrevorrow@gmail.com
Phone: 07790 474694
Website:  https://tamsyntrevorrowceramics.myfreesites.net/