Current Exhibitions

Studio Gallery: In a Silent Way

2nd February - 2nd March 2019

Joint exhibition by sculptor Richard Holliday and artist Sean Hewitt in our Studio Gallery. Private View: 1st February 2019. 5:30 – 7:30, all welcome.   Through colour and form, two and three dimensions, canvas and stone, two accomplished artists attempt to explore the meaning of sound and silence through the conduit of Miles Davis “In a […]

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New Gallery: Associate Members’ Exhibition

2nd February - 2nd March 2019

Exhibiting a variety of sculptures, ceramics, paintings, drawings and prints from our Associate Members’. Private View: 1st February 2019. 17:30 – 19:30, all welcome.

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Main Gallery: Members’ Exhibition

2nd February - 6th April 2019

Private View: Friday 1st February, 17:30 – 19:30

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Studio Gallery: Liz Cleves

9th March - 6th April 2019

Private View: Friday 8th March, 17:30 – 19:30 Artist Statement: “Painting is a matter of fact for me. I am drawn to colour and to the surface of canvas. There is a certain alchemy within the process of mixing pigments, and putting them to work… a process that runs parallel to creating the picture itself. […]

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New Gallery: St. Ives School of Painting: The Porthmeor Programme

9th March - 23rd March 2019

St. Ives School of Painting: The Porthmeor Programme Private View: Friday 8th March, 18:00- 20:00  This March at the Penwith Gallery see the fourth exhibition of the St Ives School of Painting’s Porthmeor Programme. This is a year long course run over 8 weekends which aims to explore, understand and develop the artist’s individual creative […]

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New Gallery: St. Ives School of Painting: Young Artists

25th March - 6th April 2019

St. Ives School of Painting: Young Artists   Call for entries: Are you aged 13-18 and live in Cornwall? Then we want to see your art! Anything you’ve made at home, school or college…anything you are proud of and want to show off. For more information please visit: https://schoolofpainting.co.uk/call-for-entries-young-arti…/     Presentation evening: Friday 5th April, 17:30 […]

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New Gallery: Abstract 7

13th April - 11th May 2019

Group exhibition from artists Christine Allen, Sue Davis, Sean Hewitt, Richard Holliday, Paul Jackson, Peter Morrell and Frank Phelan. Private View: Friday 12th April, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!   ‘Abstraction is a means of enlightenment, a kind of magic that reveals images of inner feelings beyond thought or mind. The work is […]

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Studio Gallery: Michael Carter – The Face In The Studio

13th April - 24th April 2019

Private View: Friday 12th April, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend! Exhibiting 35 black-and-white A3 portraits of current Members of Penwith Society of Arts and 35 A4 laminated sheets of large-print quotes about the artists drawn from the book.

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Main Gallery: Members’ Spring Exhibition

13th April - 15th June 2019

Members’ Spring Exhibition Private View: Friday 12th April, 17:30 – 19:30!

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Studio Gallery: Saul Cathcart – Considered Intuition

26th April - 11th May 2019

Private View: Friday 26th April, 17:30 -19:30 All welcome to attend!   “Knowing when to stop and leave a painting alone is something every artist has to confront and question. If you don’t sort this out, then you are forever disappointed with the result. My work has to excite me, but I also want this […]

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Studio Gallery: In Our Element

18th May - 15th June 2019

In Our Element Group exhibition by Mary Taylor, Helene Fletcher & Jenny Beavan. Studio Gallery   Private View: Friday 17th May, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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New Gallery: Still Picking Bones

18th May - 15th June 2019

Exhibition by artist Martin Procter with ceramicist Laurel Keeley Private View: Friday 17th May, 17:30 – 19:30 Meet The Artists: Saturday 18th May, 11:00- 15:00 All welcome to attend!

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Studio Gallery:

22nd June - 20th July 2019

Private View: Friday 21st June, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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New Gallery: Society of Wood Engravers

22nd June - 20th July 2019

Private View: Friday 21st June, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend! The Society exists to promote wood engraving. It is the principal organisation and rallying point for those interested in the subject; it also maintains a lively interest in other forms of relief printmaking. Essentially, it is an artists’ exhibiting society. There are currently […]

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Main Gallery: Members’ Summer Exhibition

22nd June - 24th August 2019

Private View: Friday 21st June, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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Studio Gallery: Echoes

27th July - 24th August 2019

Group exhibition from Sue Davis, Lesley Harry and Jane Smith. Private View: Friday 26th July, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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New Gallery: Associates’ Summer Exhibition

27th July - 24th August 2019

Private View: Friday 26th July, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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Studio Gallery: Peter Wray & Judy Collins

31st August - 28th September 2019

Joint exhibition by artists Peter Wray and Judy Collins. Private View: Friday 30th August, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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New Gallery: Noel Betowski

31st August - 28th September 2019

Private View: Friday 30th August, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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Main Gallery: Members’ Exhibition

31st August - 2nd November 2019

Private View: Friday 30th August, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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Studio Gallery: Sally Spens and Philip Wakeham

5th October - 2nd November 2019

Private View: Friday 4th October, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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New Gallery: 70th Anniversary of Penwith Society of Arts.

5th October - 2nd November 2019

Private View: Friday 4th October, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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Studio Gallery: Sue Thorton

9th November - 7th December 2019

Private View: Friday 8th November, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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New Gallery: Associates’ Winter Exhibition

9th November - 7th December 2019

Private View: Friday 8th November, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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Main Gallery: Members’ Winter Exhibition

9th November - 11th January 2020

Private View: Friday 8th November, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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Studio Gallery: Ken Gill

14th December - 11th January 2020

Private View: Friday 13th December, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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