Nicholas St John Rosse

Nicholas St John Rosse was born in 1945 in Hampstead, London, educated at University College School Hampstead, and studied Life Drawing at Burgh House. In the early 60s he moved to Italy to study at the Scuola del Nudo of the Florence Academy. He was also lucky enough to study in the studio of Pietro Annigoni. He spent some time in Spain, before moving back to England in 1966, painting…

David Gray

David began his art training at Coventry College of Art and Design, studying Technical Illustration. His work reflects his earlier career as a Design Draughtsman – Illustrator, working mainly in engineering, and when he moved to the South West in 1970 into the boat construction industry. He now lives and paints in St Mawes, looking out over the same views as the St Mawes Gallery. He has had many solo…

Jeremy Houghton

After training at the Slade School of Art and the University of Provence, Jeremy Houghton’s formative years as an artist were spent in South Africa as Head of Fine Art at The International School of Cape Town. On returning to England, and the village of his childhood – Broadway, he set up a studio and fully devoted himself to evolving a personal aesthetic. Currently Lives Broadway, UK

Gerry Hillman

From an early age he was enchanted by colour and the magical effects of light. His boyhood was spent in fields and woods among the wild beauty of his native Cornwall, a landscape rich in romance. Gerry had no formal training in fine art though he always enjoyed drawing and painting. At the age of 18 he discovered oils and in them found a medium which could capture the atmospheric…

Melanie McDonald

I’ve drawn and painted all my life and I’ve been painting professionally for the past 15 years. I was born in London and moved to Newquay, Cornwall when I was a child. I studied painting at Falmouth College of Art and printing before that, receiving B.A. Honours in both. I recently moved to Brittany, France with my Scottish husband and daughter where we are redeveloping an 18th C. farm. My…

Lawrence Murley

Working in both America and the UK, Lawrence Murley has received wide acclaim and success with his sculptures in galleries on both sides of the Atlantic ocean. Lawrence carves in a selection of beautifully coloured stone, his favourite being serpentine(Cornish marble). He is mostly known for his sculptures of reptiles and amphibians, but more recently the addition of mammals and crustaceans bring a broader spectrum of animals to life in…

Bob Catchpole

Bob Catchpole is a Norfolk-born sculptor with agricultural links who studied Fine Art at Newcastle University before going on to post-graduate studies in sculpture at the Slade School of Fine Art, London. He has spent a large part of his professional life teaching sculpture, latterly being head of sculpture at Eton College, Windsor for almost 30 years. He established his first studio in North Walsham, Norfolk in 1985 and has…