LUCIE BRAY & SARAH PURVEY
25th May to 6th July
An exhibition of paintings by highly regarded St Ives painter Lucie Bray, who returns to New Craftsman this year for her third solo NC show. One of only a handful of contemporary local painters who work completely in the outdoors, Bray's energetic oil paintings are defined by the distinctive and incidental quality of her mark marking.
Alongside Lucie's work will be an exhibition of ceramics by Sarah Purvey, whose hand built, crank clay works are known for their strong form and bold, scribed surfaces. Purvey’s landscape inspired pieces have been exhibited both nationally and as far away as Tokyo and New York.
On show Whitweek and throughout June
NEIL DAVIES, TANYA GOMEZ & JANE REEVES
13th July to 7th September
New Craftsman is proud to welcome back acclaimed landscape painter Neil Davies with an exhibition of dramatic new works for summer 2013.
Painting from his studio on the rural outskirts of St Ives, Davies’ work is inspired by the
starkly beautiful and ever changing landscape of the far west peninsula. Known for his dramatic oil paintings of Penwith’s most spectacular views, Davies work plays witness to the seasonal changes, shifting light and elemental power of Atlantic weather systems over a coast eternally exposed to wind, storm and sea.
Accompanying the exhibition will be a showcase of vivid, contemporary ceramics by Tanya Gomez and seascapes by fused glass artists Jane Reeves.
On show from mid July and throughout August
Focus on Five:
TERENCE COVENTRY, JUDY BUXTON, JEREMY ANNEAR, GUY ROYLE & ELSPETH OWEN
14th September to 12th October
We are delighted to announce that for the 2013 St Ives September Festival we will be exhibiting the work of internationally respected sculptor Terence Coventry (Royal College of Art) and painter Judy Buxton (Royal Academy School London). Paintings by Jeremy Annear, Jewellery by Guy Royle and ceramics by Elspeth Owen will also be on show.
Watch this space for further information, and read more on our NC Blog.
Available throughout the year
New Craftsman proudly continues to be the Leach Pottery’s town centre stockist of the new Leach Tableware. Available throughout the year.
A Fantastic Five Years
This spring marks five years since gallery Director and Curator Ylenia Haase took ownership of the New Craftsman, and with it the celebrated history of one of St Ives’ most influential galleries. Still one of the most important spaces for contemporary artists in Cornwall, having nurtured the reputations of St Ives School artists such as Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, Bryan Winter, Patrick Heron and Peter Lanyon, we continue to showcase original works by emerging Cornish artists.
New Craftsman has a diverse programme of exhibitions planned for 2013, incorporating painting, ceramics, sculpture and jewellery by contemporary artists and craftspeople including: Akiko Hirai, Shirley Foot, Judy Buxton, Derya Erdem, Lawrence Murley, Breon O'Casey, Adam Buick, John Maltby, Neil Canning,
Jeremy Annear, John Hoyland, Bea Jareno, Helen Noakes, John Miller, John Piper, Amanda Ray, Bryan Pearce, Neil Davies, Lucie Bray, David Pearce, Matthew Lanyon, Tracy Rees, Jack Doherty, Neil Pinkett, Guy Royle and many more ....