Current Exhibitions

Corner Gallery: Wilhelmina Barns – Graham and Breon O’Casey exhibition

5th October - 5th January 2019

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 and Breon O’Casey. Breon O’Casey 1928–2011 ‘I am an abstract painter closer, in my work,to the older definition of a still-life painter than a landscape […]

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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: ‘From Godolphin to the Sea’

15th December - 5th January 2019

Private View: Friday 14th December, 18:00-20:00. Following on from Stephanie Sandercock’s first exhibition at The Penwith, ‘Gwithian Rocks’ in 2016, ‘From Godolphin to the Sea’ explores the detail in the cracks and lines along the Cornish coastal rock looking out towards the Atlantic. The show presents a collection of paintings and 3D artwork using Moroccan […]

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Studio Gallery: Richard Holliday and Sean Hewitt

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 “I in […]

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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

9th March - 6th April 2019

St. Ives School of Painting 1st Private View: Friday 8th March, 17:30 – 19:30 2nd Private View: Friday 29th March, 17:30 – 19:30

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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!

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Studio Gallery: Sutton Taylor and Michael Sheppard

13th April - 11th May 2019

Private View: Friday 12th April, 17:30 – 19:30 All welcome to attend!

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Main Gallery: Members’ Spring Exhibition

13th April - 15th June 2019

Private View: Friday 12th April, 17:30 – 19:30!

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Studio Gallery: Mary Taylor, Helene Fletcher & Jenny Beavan

18th May - 15th June 2019

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

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New Gallery: Martin Procter and Laurel Keeley

18th May - 15th June 2019

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

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Studio Gallery: Frankie Webb

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: Lesley Harry and Jane Smith

27th July - 24th August 2019

Joint exhibition from artist Lesley Harry and ceramicist 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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