Rebecca Polyblank | Cornelius Jakob Van Dop | Abigail Brown
2 December to 5 January
Over Christmas and into the New Year, we celebrate nature inspired artwork with an exhibition of painting and fine objects by three of Cornwall’s most unique artist-makers.
Master Craftsman Cornelius Jakob Van Dop’s exquisitely detailed copper, silver and gilded jewellery boxes and brooches are inspired by wild creatures, natural forms and childhood memories of landscapes, skies and moonlight. Artist Rebecca Polyblank is inspired by the unique landscape of Bodmin Moor. Its varied flora and fauna are reflected in her decorative paintings, and her sculptures of rabbits, owls, deer and other creatures. Silversmith Abigail Brown lives and works in Cornwall, creating hand raised vessels and sculpture that respond to the weather-beaten landscape and wild natural elements.
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New Craftsman [is] one of [St Ives] finest galleries, offering a delightful mix of paintings, pots, jewellery and glass by famous artists and affordable newcomers.
Jonathan Lorie. The Independent, Wednesday 24 June 2015
Our 2017 season opens with a 50th birthday exhibition by St Ives artist Emma Jeffryes, ceramicist Sarah Purvey and jewellery maker Nina Bukvic, followed by exhibitions of new work by artists Neil Pinkett, Emma Williams, Neil Davies, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, Ralph and Alice Freeman and makers Hilary Mayo, Jin Eui Kim, Rebecca Polyblank, Guy Royle and more, with a September Festival exhibition of work by celebrated 20th Century artist Breon O’Casey.
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New Craftsman continues to be the Leach Pottery’s nominated town centre stockist of the new Leach Tableware. Handmade and fired in St Ives, each piece is made with local clay and is designed for function and beauty. Available throughout the year.
Throughout his career John Miller was closely identified with the New Craftsman gallery. His lifetime partner Michael Truscott kindly allowed this association to continue following John's death in 2002, and we are therefore proud to exhibit remaining works from John’s Cornwall studio. Please see our John Miller page for further information.