Artists in Cornwall

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Loe Bar Porthleven by Lesley Holmes
Lesley Holmes

Lesley Holmes

Lesley is an en plein air artist. Following in the tradition of the Newlyn school she likes to paint out doors capturing the special Cornish light which is so unique to this part of Cornwall. Drawing from life is an important part of her work.

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Daijo

Daijo

I was born in Japan but instantly felt that Cornwall is my spiritual home. The landscape, the sky, the weather and the people all combine to make Cornwall a place I want to be. Back home in Japan I work with natural stone and grind it down into powered to use as a paint material. I see the amazing granite of Cornwall as a perfect material to use in my art.

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Sarah Vivian

Sarah Vivian

My painting is an expression of my love of the land here in West Penwith, a connection with the beauty and power of the landscape. The paintings are in oil paint on board or canvas, and are realistic & representational landscapes of West Cornwall, but not in an entirely photographic way; they are hyper-real, or more than real.

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Christine Brunnock

Christine Brunnock

Christine Brunnock was raised in St Ives, Cornwall. She is based in St Ives today where she is constantly inspired by the Cornish landscape. Largely self-taught, her work is expressive and atmospheric, communicating a range of emotions that are reflected by the elements and environment. Christine's work has been collected internationally and she exhibits regularly. She was shortlisted for The Evening Standard Art Prize in London and is a member of The National Acrylic Painters' Association.

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Steve Slimm

Steve Slimm

An artist to inspire artists, Steve Slimm’s visionary work over the past 40 years has gained him the reputation, in Cornwall and the UK, of a master of expressionist landscape painting. Since 2009 his work has been featured in national UK art foundation syllabuses for its quality of light.

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Suzanne Phillips

Suzanne Phillips

Suzanne Phillips born to an Irish family in London in 1970 was an artist from the word go, hearing many words of encouragment as she grew from her grandmother who always found time in a busy day to sit and listen to the stories unfold behind every drawing, painting or sculpture put on her lap.

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Richard Gelsthorpe

Richard Gelsthorpe

Richard Gelsthorpe’s illustrations are produced in oils/ alkyds on board. Work has included editorial, childrens book, adult fiction and life science illustration. Clients include Devon and Cornwall Media Ltd., Daily Mail Group, E.M.C. Design, Richmond Publishing.

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David Axtell

David Axtell

David Axtell is a painter and illustrator working mainly in oils on canvas. Featuring landscapes combined with figurative elements reflect his interest in the ever changing surroundings of Cornwall where he lives. David is a former graduate of Falmouth School of Art and Design. He is interested in the relationship between the interaction of people and the sea. From landscape studies to wide panoramas David is searchttps://artistsincornwall.com/wp-admin/admin.php?action=duplicate_post_save_as_new_post_draft&post=14685&_wpnonce=7796922a5ahing toward a gradual unspoken narrative which draws the viewer into his paintings.o

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David Hosking

David Hosking

David Hosking was born in Cornwall in 1943. Inspired by his art teacher at Helston grammar school, David studied briefly at Falmouth School of Art and then at the West Midlands College where he was awarded a Distinction for his Art. After 30 years of teaching David retired from teaching in 1995 to devote his time to painting.

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Pebble Art

Pebble Art

Living in Cornwall and Devon all my life and being surrounded by the sea, I have built up a large collection of interesting driftwood and other washed up bits that one day will be turned into something special.

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Lisa Harrison

Lisa Harrison

Lisa Harrison works from an old forge in a remote valley in Cornwall – near Mabe. Using tools that have not changed for centuries she produces a range of interior hardware, artistic ironwork and contemporary jewellery.

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