Galleries - August 2016

AUGUST 2016 GALLERIES 19 national artists. Member ofthe Own Art Scheme. *own art Mon–Sat 9.30–5 t 01736 351668 b REDWING GALLERY 36A Market Jew Street, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 2HT entrance on Wood Street Changing exhibitions by artists united by a strong voice and freedom ofexpression outside ofconvention. Tue–Sat 11–5 t 01736 711458 c THE EXCHANGE Princes Street, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 2NL Imran Qureshi. See how the dark ofnight is red. Until Oct 8. For the single large gallery space at The Exchange, Qureshi has devised an installation where, characteristically, painted imagery spills from large canvases, across wall and floors. Mon–Sat 10–5 t 01736 363715 t @newlynexchange P E N A L V E R N E D R I V E Q U E E N S T R E E T N E W S T R E E T C H A P E L S T R E E T H I G H S T C A U S E W A Y H E A D P A R A D E S T N A D E T H E Q U A Y W H A R F R D M O R R A B R O A D T A R O V E O R R D C H Y A N D M A R K E T J E W S T R E E T T O N S T a c b Penzance g THE PADSTOW STUDIO 30 Duke Street, Padstow, Cornwall PL28 8AB Contemporary drawings and paintings by Sarah Adams, Kim Bentley, Rachel Budd, Mark Cazalet, Lynn Golden, Phil Naylor, Alison Pullen, Kit Surrey, Anita Taylor, Chris Thomas and PaulThomas. Sculpture by Mo Farquharson and ceramics by James Campbell. Thu–Sat 11–1, 2–5 or by appt t 01841 533777 b PETRONILLA SILVER Cape Cornwall, St Just, Penzance, Cornwall TR19 7NL New venue showing contemporary fine and applied art by established and emerging artists. Featuring Sara Moorhouse’s 32 bowls ‘The St Ives Collection’, Nicola Tassie, Maggi Hambling, Stephen Chambers, Nicola Bealing, Irene Lees, Michael Porter, Anthony Bryant, Marta Rogoyska. See website for details. Fri in summer 11.30–4.30 & by appt only t 07740 436242 h TREGONY GALLERY 58 Fore Street, Tregony, Cornwall TR2 5RW Summer 16. Until Sep 3. Burgeoning Cornish artists selected from exceptional students at Truro & Penwith College and recent graduates from Falmouth University BA (Hons) Fine Art alongside established gallery artists. All work available to view online. Tue–Sat 10–4 & by appt t 01872 530505 m 07496 953471 t @TregonyGallery f tregonygallery i YEW TREE GALLERY Keigwin, nr Morvah & Pendeen, Cornwall TR19 7TS a THE ALVERTON GALLERY 5 Alverton Street, Penzance, Cornwall TR18 2QW An eclectic mix ofthe best contemporary fine art and crafts from across the West Country situated in a bright gallery between The Exchange and Penlee House. The gallery stages rotating exhibitions oflocal and PENZANCE In 1930 Paul Nash’s wife gave him an American pocket Kodak camera and, as John Piper later observed, with his “economical and obscure eye . . . his new toy at once became a valuable toy” allowing him, for the last 16 years ofhis life, something which would act both as an immensely valuable aide mémoire to pin down those momentary casts oflight on a landscape that, for him, defined its inward character, and also to record those aspects ofit that he would never paint directly but which would nonetheless be translated into his intensely evocative paintings. This group of25 images at Abbott and Holder , selected by Piper in 1978 and printed from the negative originals in the Tate , provides a stunningly direct route into the nature ofNash’s complex visual thinking. NU THUMB nail Paul Nash ‘Boat, Atlantic’