Our tenth annual summer exhibition is a richly diverse showcase of expressive and sometimes surprising works by eight artists, all of whom are inspired by St Ives and Cornwall.
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This beautifully crafted show celebrates the excellence and innovative skills and techniques of contemporary British ceramicists working to create sculptural ‘fine art’ forms. Featured artists include: Carina Ciscato, Peter Hayes, Regina Heinz, Charlotte Jones, Sun Kim, Antonia Salmon, Craig Underhill and Keith Varney.
Our tenth coastal-themed exhibition 'COAST 10', celebrates the wonderful Cornish coastline through the eyes of four established painters, and four master ceramicists. Click here to view the artists showing.
There is still time to acquire a desirable painting or ceramic by these collectable names in show - starting from just £90!
From expressive Cornish coastal landscape paintings by Freya Horsley, Joanne Last and Alex Morton, and abstracted landscapes by Andrew Bird, to painterly ceramics by Barry Stedman, exquisite bone china vessels by Sasha Wardell, ruggedly textured thrown vessels by Clare Conrad, and richly glazed pots by Sarah Perry.
A changing display from the gallery's stock of collectable art for sale by St Ives and British 20th Century masters, including:
Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, Trevor Bell, Peter Blake, Sandra Blow, Michael Canney, Lynn Chadwick, Maurice Cockrill, Alan Davie, Terry Frost, Joan Gilchrest, Barbara Hepworth, Patrick Heron, Roger Hilton, David Hockney, Howard Hodgkin, Bryan Ingham, Albert Irvin, Peter Lanyon, Bernard Leach, Margaret Lovell, Alexander Mackenzie, Denis Mitchell, Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson, Breon O'Casey, Victor Pasmore, Bryan Pearce, William Scott, Alfred Wallis, John Wells, Fred Yates.
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Welcome to the Porthminster Gallery website
Porthminster Gallery at Westcott's Quay in St Ives, Cornwall is an award-winning art gallery and one of the largest commercial art galleries in St Ives.
Changing exhibitions and shows of contemporary and modern paintings. original artist prints, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery for sale are exhibited alongside collectable Post-War and Modern Artworks by St Ives, Cornish and British Artists. Art works are usually available for sale by:
Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, Trevor Bell, Sandra Blow, Lynn Chadwick, Maurice Cockrill, Terry Frost, Joan Gillchrest, Barbara Hepworth, Patrick Heron, Roger Hilton, David Hockney, Howard Hodgkin, Bryan Ingham, Bernard Leach, Peter Lanyon, Margaret Lovell, Alexander Mackenzie, Denis Mitchell, Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson, Breon O'Casey, Victor Pasmore, Bryan Pearce, William Scott, Alfred Wallis, John Wells, Fred Yates.
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COAST 10: EIGHT ARTISTS AND THE SEA13 May - 10 June 2017 We are very excited to announce our tenth coastal-themed exhibition 'COAST 10', celebrating the wonderful Cornish coastline through the eyes of eight of your favourite established painters and ceramicists:
TEN YEARS ON: SHOWING OFF25 March - 6 May 2017 To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Porthminster Gallery in St Ives, ‘Ten Years On: Showing Off’ is a unique exhibition showcasing eight artists new to the gallery, alongside gallery...
Winter Showcase11 February - 18 March 2017 Winter is still here in St Ives and as thoughts turn again to cosy nights-in, our lovingly crafted wonderful winter showcase of beautiful luxury handmade works of art will help...
Sir Peter Blake Solo Exhibition10 September - 29 October 2016 A welcome return to the gallery by the 'godfather of British pop art', Sir Peter Blake with a new solo exhibition of prints from the past 25 years of his...
St Ives Summer Show 20162 July - 3 September 2016 Summer is finally here in sunny St Ives! Come along and join in the fun at our award-winning beachside gallery to celebrate our sizzling Summer Show. With nostalgia-evoking works about...
Collect | Modern St Ives + British Art21 May - 29 October 2016 A specially curated selling exhibition of collectable artworks by major St Ives and British names. The exhibition will also feature new sculptures by Margaret Lovell and Peter Hayes, and paintings...
Tide Lines30 April - 25 June 2016 Featuring stunning new collections of paintings and ceramics inspired by Cornwall's spectacular and atmospheric coastlines by six leading artists: Paintings by Angela Charles, Joanne Last, Kathy Ramsay Carr and Masako...
Geometry of Space19 March - 23 April 2016 The Porthminster Gallery is delighted to present 'Geometry of Space', a curated exhibition showcasing new works by four gallery artists who are inspired by architectural space. Internationally acclaimed London-based artist...
Coast13 February - 12 March 2016 The award-winning Porthminster Gallery is delighted to present its opening show of 2016, entitled 'Coast', showcasing diverse works by five handpicked artists and their breadth of inspiration gained from the...