Autumn Art: Discover Artwork Inspired by the Turning of the Seasons

As we wave goodbye to Summer and the temperatures begin to cool it's a sure thing that Autumn is around the corner. The bold bright colours of summer blooms give way to the autumnal oranges, reds and golden browns of the penultimate season of the year and as usual, nature has an effortless ability to lazily glide into its new wardrobe with such grace that it happens right in front…

Art in the City: Exploring the joy of art galleries all over the world…

Following on from our blog on some of the best art-finds in Paris, we’re looking at where else in the world you can go to absorb a little artistic culture… Find Art in Madrid   Madrid is one of the great art capitals of the world and boasts three of the world’s best known art galleries, referred to locally as the Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofía. Once again you will…

Art Galleries in Cultural Capitals of the World: Visit Paris

We’re more than half way through one of the wettest summers on record, with August the soggiest since records began in 1910! And although it may already feel like summer is over, there’s just time to take off for a relaxing week or two somewhere warm, exciting and – above all – different.   Perhaps you’re contemplating a trip to one of the cultural capitals of the world, say Paris,…

How to Create a Gallery Wall on a Staircase: Art Hanging Tips

The at-home Gallery Wall is an interior trend which been growing rapidly in popularity over the years and it's no wonder - they are a striking feature in any room when executed well! Utilising a Gallery Wall is an excellent way to show off artwork and photographs and can be made as personal as desired through the addition of sentimentally valuable family items. What's more, they're relatively easy to achieve…

Discover Art for the Summer Holidays! Fun Art Ideas for Kids with St Mawes Gallery

For many families around the UK, six weeks of school-free fun recently began. If you're already discovering that finding something inspiring and entertaining to fill the whole break isn’t always easy, it's time to turn to art for something a little more relaxed, less expensive and not dependent on the weather!   Art is a subject that children love, no matter what age. Toddlers and teenagers alike can find joy…

Angie Seaway: Capturing the Dynamism of a Shifting Landscape

Whenever someone mentions Britain, most people immediately think about two things - islands and weather, particularly bad weather!   Our island identity, our long, long relationship with the sea that surrounds, has shaped us for centuries. As for our weather, well that is so dominant in the British psyche that it is hardly possible for two strangers to begin a polite conversation without mentioning it. ‘Weather speak’ is practically part…

Meet Chloe Elliott: Life, From a Different Point of View

Waves, caught in the moment of gathering or breaking, like the moment between two breaths; dark and light and deep and mysterious. Canvass after canvass by Chloe Elliott, a new addition to our gallery, convey the sense and experience, not just of the sea, but of an entire ocean stored within a single wave. Her aerial paintings seem so powerful and real that they force you to stop and look…

Chloe Elliott

Chloe Elliott lives and works from her home in Cornwall, taking inspiration for her paintings from the great outdoors. After studying for a Foundation Degree at Kingston University, London, Chloe Elliott then went on to Study Illustration at Falmouth University Cornwall in 2012 and proceeded to become a celebrated children’s book illustrator, with four of her own books published. Her work has also been exhibited privately and shown in numerous Interior…

Angie Seaway

Angie Seaway is an Expressive Landscape artist and we are thrilled to be able to exhibit her beautiful work in St Mawes Gallery.   After beginning to paint in her early thirties Seaway went on to study Fine Art at Plymouth University. She paints Britains’ obsession with the weather! After extensive travelling she realised that as a country we comment upon it frequently and with emotion and her paintings are…

Celebrating Summer in Cornwall: Festivals, Arts & More!

As the Spring days lengthen and warm into Summer, the celebrations of life and art in Cornwall get into full swing. We are almost at the end of the Fal River Festival (ending June 2nd) as well as a week of exciting events and workshops offered by artists’ during Open Studios Cornwall (also ending June 2nd).   Coming up, of course, are the deservedly and ever popular Polperro, (15th to…