Belgrave Gallery

5th July to 31st August 2014

5th July to 31st August 2014

Our annual mixed Summer Exhibition is a rich and diverse, evolving show of works by the gallery's contemporary artists and invited artists, exhibiting alongside works by Modern British artists, particularly artists of the St Ives School of Modernism. A special feature of this year's exhibition is Birds of a Feather - a focus show exploring representations of birds through a range of media. Further details and links to the exhibition's three broad subject areas can be found below:

SUMMER EXHIBITION Modern Art - presented across both gallery buildings and including works by W. Barns-Graham, Bob Crossley, Francis Davison, Clifford Fishwick, Elisabeth Frink, Barbara Hepworth, Terry Frost, Roger Hilton, Patrick Heron, Denis Mitchell, Ben Nicholson, Kate Nicholson, Bryan Pearce, Jack Pender, Michael Snow and John Wells. Many of these works are new to the gallery.

SUMMER EXHIBITION Birds Of A Feather - a presentation of sculpture, drawings and prints, primarily in the main gallery space. Includes works by Sven Berlin, Elisabeth Frink, Christopher Marvell, Sarah Poland and Guy Taplin.

SUMMER EXHIBITION Contemporary Art - paintings, prints, sculpture and ceramics by the gallery's contemporary artists and invited artists, showing throughout all the gallery spaces. Includes works by Louise Balaam, Morag Ballard, Nicky Basford, Virginia Bounds, John Charles Clark, Jessica Cooper, Henrietta Dubrey, John Emanuel, Anthony Frost, Luke Frost, Marie-Claire Hamon, Ursula Leach, Ffiona Lewis, Jason Lilley, Mary Mabbutt, Felicity Mara, Alice Mumford, Frank Phelan, Sarah Poland, Graham Rich, Amanda Wallwork, Eric Ward and others.

SUMMER EXHIBITION Ceramics - an exhibition of studio ceramics, including works by Chris Carter, Mike Dodd, Lisa Hammond, Rebecca Harvey, Dan Kelly, Peter Lane, Bill Marshall, Phil Rogers and Troika Pottery.


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Belgrave St Ives specialises in Modern British and Contemporary Art. There is an emphasis on work by artists associated with Cornwall from the 1930s to the present time. The gallery is the only private art gallery in Cornwall showing regular exhibitions of work by major artists associated with the St Ives Modern Period as well as exhibitions of works by other select Modern British and Contemporary Artists. The gallery works with a number of artists, artistsí estates, collectors and other galleries, to produce an annual programme of changing monthly one-person and themed exhibitions usually accompanied by published material.

Located in the heart of historic and picturesque St Ives, the gallery is situated very close to the Barbara Hepworth Museum. Opened in 1998 as sister gallery to Belgrave Gallery (est. London 1974), the St Ives gallery became independent in 2010. The gallery aims to present exhibitions in an informative and friendly manner and the staff are always happy to discuss all aspects of art on display. In addition to gallery exhibitions, Belgrave St Ives has an active online presence (website, blog, Facebook) and holds a large inventory of art not on show that can easily be arranged for viewing by interested visitors.

Gallery team: Michael Gaca (Director), Richard Blackborow and Dominica Williamson.