Current Exhibitions

The Corner Gallery

1st January - 31st December 2018

The Corner Gallery houses regular displays of archival material and artwork which celebrate founding members and artists related to the Society. The current exhibition features original works by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, Sir Terry Frost, Borlase Smart and Bryan Wynter.

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Main Gallery: Members’ Exhibition

19th May - 21st July 2018

Opening Night: Friday 18th May 18:30 -20:30 All welcome to attend!

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Studio Gallery: ‘Stillness/Movement/Flow’ by Carol Hosking – Smith

23rd June - 21st July 2018

Stillness/Movement/Flow An Exhibition by Carol Hosking-Smith June 21st – July 21st 2018 Private View: Friday 22nd June, 18:00-20:00 My abstract paintings are improvised. Intuition comes into play too, counter balanced by rational design. Colour is a important part of my work, I use it freely to create my own lyrical language of poetic expression. Since […]

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New Gallery: John Piper

23rd June - 21st July 2018

Piper at the Penwith Private View: Friday 22nd June, 18:00-20:00 A visit to the Penwith Gallery in 1964 as a seventeen-year-old student began a lifelong involvement with painting and the gallery for John Piper. In 1969 he had his first painting exhibited as an associate member and after a spell with the Newlyn Society of […]

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Main Gallery: Members’ Summer Exhibition

28th July - 25th August 2018

Private view: Friday 27th July, 18:00 – 20:00. All welcome to attend!

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Studio Gallery: Peter Morrell Retrospective

28th July - 25th August 2018

Private view: Friday 27th July, 18:00 – 20:00. All welcome to attend! Peter Morrell was born in Devon in 1931, and had “endured” 14 different schools by the age of 16. He was apprenticed as a cabinet maker from 1947 to 1949, during which time he began to paint. After a period of National Service […]

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New Gallery: Associate Members’ Summer Exhibition

28th July - 1st September 2018

Private view: Friday 27th July, 18:00 – 20:00. All welcome to attend!

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Studio Gallery: Sue Davis ‘Uncertain Spaces’

31st August - 29th September 2018

Private View: Friday 7th September, 18:00-20:00.  The exhibition ‘Uncertain Spaces’ originates from a realisation of the vast differences between people and the influence those differences have on the rippling of an unsettled world. Working with abstraction gives Sue Davis the freedom to suggest without prescribing. One can see the work is built in layers and […]

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Main Gallery: Members’ Exhibition

31st August - 3rd November 2018

Private View: Friday 7th September, 18:00-20:00. All welcome!

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New Gallery: The London Group

8th September - 29th September 2018

The London Group is heading west to the historic and contemporary art colony of St Ives, Cornwall, to stage an exhibition of its members’ work at the Penwith Gallery, St Ives, home of the Penwith Society of Artists. Both groups are recognised as two of the UK’s most prestigious and longest-established artists’ collectives and have […]

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Studio Gallery: Robert Jones

6th October - 3rd November 2018

Private View: Friday 5th October, 18:00-20:00. Biography: Born in Newquay, Cornwall in 1943, Robert Jones studied at Falmouth School of Art where he was taught by Francis Hewlett and Robert Organ. After Falmouth he pursued post graduate studies at Manchester College of Art, and then spent some time abroad. On his return he qualified as […]

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New Gallery: Tom Leaper, Karen McEndoo, David Moore, Seamus Moran, Iona Sanders and Mark Verry

6th October - 3rd November 2018

Private View: Friday 5th October, 18:00-20:00.

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Studio Gallery: Patrick Haughton

10th November - 8th December 2018

Private View: Friday 9th November, 18:00-20:00.

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New Gallery: Associates’ Winter Exhibition

10th November - 5th January 2019

Private View: Friday 9th November, 18:00-20:00.

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Main Gallery: Members’ Winter Exhibition

10th November - 5th January 2019

Private View: Friday 9th November, 18:00-20:00.

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Studio Gallery: Stephanie Sandercock

15th December - 5th January 2019

Private View: Friday 14th December, 18:00-20:00.

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