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.

Artists taking part have different opening days and hours. Check them out below.

Any artists who have not taken part before and would like to and any who have not already been contacted by the Festival this year can email sthomasal@aol.com for details. 

 

 

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 18 to 25 (10am-4pm)
Email: amandarayceramics@gmail.com
Phone: 07905 471812
Website: amandaray.co.uk
Facebook: Amanda Ray

Anne McCrossan Ceramics
Distinctive thrown and slip cast ceramics in earthenware and stoneware.
Gaolyard Studios, Dove Street, St Ives TR26 2LZ
September 18 10am-5pm followed by Gaolyard Studios’ Annual Cup Sale and Drinks Event 5pm-7pm.
Also September 19 to 25 (10am-4pm)
Phone:   (+44) 07770 877553
Website: www.annemccrossanceramics.com

 

 

Anne Bowsher at Zigzag Cottage
The inspiration for Anne’s painting comes from the coastal landscape around St Ives. She use oil, watercolour and acrylic mixed media, creating both figurative and semi abstract paintings.
Zigzag Cottage, 71 Back Road East, St Ives
Every day of the Festival (from 11am)
Email: annebowsher@gmail.com
Phone: 07875032134

Camilla Dixon at The Attic Studio
An installation of 2D and 3D observational and abstract works, in mixed-media including wood, fabric, paint, paper, plastic and general debris looking for a home.
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
Celia OrchardPatchwork and Quilting, specialising in scrap work – quilts, throws, cushions, bags and other item
The Manor House, Ayr, St Ives – opposite Ventnor Terrace – TR26 1DU
Opening times every day from September 18 (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
Opening times every day from September 18 (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 18, 21, 22, 25 (10am-5pm)
Email: drmoore.41.stives@btinternet.com
Phone: 07429 568363

Diana Forrest (aka Gazelle) at The Garden Studio
Painting is, for me, was and will be about a “Process”, from starting twenty years ago to finishing it today or even tomorrow, if it’s not varnished it’s not finished. This Open Studio of 2024 is this show of “Process” works from 2000 my arrival from Africa to this Great Island of today. In the jungle, in the back lane behind the gate No 27 Bedford Road you will find Gazelle.
Garden Studio, The Back Lane of 27 Bedford Road, St Ives TR26 1SP.
Every day of the Festival except 22 & 23 September (1pm to 6pm).
Email: gazellestives@gmail.com
Phone: 07484385962
Website: gazellestivescom.onuniverse.com
Instagram: Gazelle (@gazellestives)

Heather McAlpine at White’s Old Workshops
Vibrant paintings inspired by the sea and wild swimming capturing the unique colour palette of St Ives.
Studio 2, White’s Old Workshops, Porthmeor Road, St Ives TR261NP
September 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 25 (11am-5pm)
Email:mcalpineart@gmail.com
Phone: 07400154482
Website: www.heathermcalpineartist.com
Facebook: heathermcalpineart
Instagram :@heathermcalpineart

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) plus Open Evenings September 20 and 21 (5pm-7pm)
Email: hani.mroz.art@gmail.com
Website:www.hanimroz.co.uk
Instagram: hanimroz

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 18 (10am-5pm) followed by Gaolyard Studios’ Annual Cup Sale and Drinks Event (5pm-7pm), and September 19, 20, 23, 24, 25 (10am-4pm)
Email : info@helenleeceramics.co.uk
Website : helenleeceramics.co.uk
Instagram : @helenleeceramics

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 18, 21, 22, 25 (10am-5pm)
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 1AH
Every day of the Festival (11am-4pm)
Email: julie@juliedcooper.co.uk
Phone: 07702 360108
Website: www.juliedcooper.co.uk
Instagram: @juliedcooper

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, 10am-7pm on Sept 20 and 21 Open Evenings)
Email: jbhshoretosea@hotmail.co.uk
Phone: 07734 793686
Website: julieharperceramics.co.uk
Instagram julieharperceramics

 

Juliet Middleton-Batts at 2A Bedford Road
Juliet’s work combines printmaking with collage. She takes monoprints from domestic objects and textiles and layers these with paper ephemera onto canvas panels and found objects. Juliet works from a studio in the front of her home on Bedford Road that she converted from a disused shop.
2A Bedford Road, St Ives TR26 1SP
September Every Festival day except Mondays and Tuesdays (11am-4pm)
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 18 (10am-5pm followed by Gaolyard Studios’ Annual Cup Sale and Drinks Event 5-7pm), Sept 19 to 25 (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 18 (10am-5pm) followed by Gaolyard Studios’ Annual Cup Sale and Drinks Event (5pm-7pm) until September 25 (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
Lynette PierceAcrylic/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 15, 18, 20, 21 ,25  (10.30am-5pm) plus all other days of the Festival (1-5pm)
Email: lynettepierce@hotmail.co.uk
Phone: 07922 032502.
Instagram: lynettepierceartist

Mary Scott at White’s Old WorkshopsIntuitive 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.
Studio 4, Whites Old Workshops, Porthmeor Road, St Ives, TR26 1NP
Every day of the Festival (10am-5.30pm) plus Open Evenings September 20 and 21 (5pm-7pm)

Website: www.maryscottartist.co.uk.
Email: mary735@btinternet.com
Phone: 07983 355568
Instagram: @maryscott_art

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
Open throughout the Festival (11am-5pm) plus Open Evenings September 20 and 21 (5pm-7pm)
Email: 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, handmade books and sculptures.
1A, White’s Old Workshops, Porthmeor Road, St Ives
Every day of the Festival (11am–4pm) plus Open Evenings September 20 and 21 (5pm-7pm)
Email: sallymaccabe@icloud.com
Phone: 07885 079902
Website: 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 18 (10am-5pm) followed by Gaolyard Studios’ Annual Cup Sale and Drinks Event (5-7pm) until September 25 (10am-5pm)
Email: sarahdunstanceramics@gmail.com
Phone: 07877 610149
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) plus Open Evenings September 20 and 21 (5pm-7pm) 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) plus Open Evenings September 20 and 21 (5pm-7pm). See also the Penwith Gallery and Exhibition Pages for Stephanie’s exhibition in Penwith Gallery’s Studio for the month of September.
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
Sculpture ceramics inspired by the Cornish coastline – the interaction of land and sea. Jewellery, chaw and large sculpture.
Chez Nous, Primrose Lane, Canonstown, Lelant TR27 6NA. (On A30 behind the funeral directors)
September 20-23 (10am-6pm)
Email: tamztrrvorrow@gmail.com
Phone: 07790 474694
Website:  https://tamsyntrevorrowceramics.myfreesites.net/