Winter at the Byre is a celebration of our year of exhibitions, when we welcome back some of our favourite makers and artists with exciting new work for Christmas and beyond.
Our first exhibition for summer 2019 at the Byre Gallery is The Coast is Clear. Cornwall artist Siobhan Purdy returns with a stunning new collection of work inspired by her love for - and memories of - the Cornish seaside.
The second summer exhibition of 2019 welcomed back three of the Byre’s regular Cornwall artists: Kerry Harding, Jill Hudson and Nikki Mosley each of whom have created some stunning new landscapes for this exhibition. Also making a welcome return was glass artist Benjamin Lintell with a wonderful new collection of glass art.
A Colourful Life continues the spring 2019 theme of colour and vibrancy. I’m delighted to introduce three new painters each working with colour in different ways: David Muddyman, Christine Oliphant and Sara Owen; glass artist Benjamin Lintell's blown glass work is both colourful and exquisitely executed.
Full of the Joys introduced two artists whose work I discovered for the first time in Gallery Tresco on the Isles of Scilly in May 2018. I was equally captivated by the wonderful sense of calm in Sophie Harding’s delightful and distinctive paintings, as I was by the energy and colours of Sara Bor’s landscapes and it was wonderful to re-unite them at the Byre Gallery.