EXHIBITION

Cornish Summer Treats 2015

each viewer takes their own

"A painting tells many stories,

personal story away & the energy

captured keeps on giving"

John Dyer

EXHIBITION

Cornish Summer Treats 2015

in such a special place;

“I feel privileged to live and work

it is impossible not to feel

the need to paint.”

Joanne Short

EXHIBITION

Cornish Summer Treats 2015

that one remembers of summer – picnics,

“It is the mixture of warm days & long evenings

& June grasses gently moving in the breeze &

summer flowers catching the light."

Ted Dyer

By Appointment in Falmouth. Please email us for details


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JOHN DYER I TED DYER I JOANNE SHORT


A trio of Cornwall’s finest artists showcase their works at a stunning new exhibition, Cornish Summer Treats at Falmouth’s John Dyer Gallery.

This summer brings a real Cornish treat as three of the county’s leading artists come together to exhibit a selection of stunning seascapes. At the end of July, John Dyer, Joanne Short and Ted Dyer present a vibrant array of their recent creations in Falmouth and online. This exhibition promises to be a special delight for fans of the artists and of the county itself.

Sub-tropical plants and flowers, the glorious coast, harbours and beaches will all be explored. Bright and bold canvases feature many beautiful landmarks from across the Duchy from the Lizard Lighthouse to St Michael’s Mount. As John explains: “Painting Cornwall is not just a process of recording what I see, but for me it is a way of connecting to the place I call home, the place I find comfort in, the place I raise my family, the place I know and love.”

Among Joanne Short’s pieces on display is Blue Iris, St Ives, a stunning oil on canvas featuring her trademark curved lines and sense of energy. Joanne says: “I’m very excited to be showing this new collection of paintings which I feel capture the essence of Cornwall at its best. In my small series of iris paintings, the colours create the feeling of calm and tranquility of the early Cornish summer. I’ve enjoyed rediscovering the colour and light of beautiful places which come alive when the sun shines.”


Ted Dyer’s latest works include Twilight at St Anthony which provides another of his masterclasses in depicting reflected light. Ted gives some insight on his inspiration: “It is the mixture of warm days and long evenings that one remembers of summer – picnics, soft May and June grasses gently moving in the breeze and summer flowers catching the light. In this collection of work some of those thoughts and colours dominate: deep blue skies, special moons and shooting stars, shimmering light and a quiet contentedness. A real celebration!”

John adds: “A painting tells many stories, each viewer takes their own personal story away and the energy captured in a painting keeps on giving, it never deteriorates as it reflects the viewer’s own energy, past and future. I love to paint, I love to dream and I love to bring joy to those that connect to my work. For this year’s summer exhibition I am painting all over Cornwall, travelling out to picnic and paint whenever I can. Sitting on a headland with my paints allows me to connect directly to nature and myself.”

And this exhibition is firmly rooted in a love of the Cornish coastline. Joanne says: “I feel privileged to live and work in such a special place; it is impossible not to feel the need to paint.”

By Felix Rowe
Courtesy of Cornwall Living Magazine

CATALOGUE PAINTINGS
JOANNE SHORT  

“In my small series of Iris paintings, the colours create the feeling of the calm and tranquility of the early Cornish summer. I’ve enjoyed rediscovering the colour and light of beautiful places which come alive when the sun shines.” Joanne Short 

   

Title: Spring Flowers on a Calm Day

Size: 24 x 24 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£895


Title: Moonlit Cathedral, Truro

Size: 12 x 12 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£455


Title: Peeping through the Iris, Mousehole

Size: 12 x 12 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£455


Title: Blue Iris, St Ives

Size: 36 x 12 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£895


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Title: Spring Daisies and Pines, Helford Passage

Size: 24 x 9 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£595


Title: Seapinks and Grasses, Godrevy

Size: 24 x 9 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£595


Title: My Beautiful Garden

Size: 12 x 12 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£455


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Title: Tropical Tresco

Size: 12 x 12 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£455


Title: Sea Thrift and Whistling Jacks, Watergate Bay

Size: 12 x 12 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£455


Title: View over the Harbour, Porthleven

Size: 9 x 24 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£595


Title: Wild Flowers on the Cliff, Poldu Cove

Size: 18 x 18 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£655


Title: Spring Sunset, Fowey

Size: 12 x 12 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£455


   
Houses at Fowey

Title: Houses on the River, Fowey

Size: 18 x 18 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£655


   
Lizard

Title: The Lizard Lighthouse under a Full Moon

Size: 18 x 18 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£655


   
TED DYER  

“It is the mixture of warm days and long evenings that one remembers of summer – picnics, soft May and June grasses gently moving in the breeze and summer flowers catching the light. In this collection of work some of those thoughts and colours dominate: deep blue skies, special moons and shooting stars, shimmering light and a quiet contentedness. A real celebration!” Ted Dyer

   
Digory

Title: Waiting Patiently

Size: 8 x 8 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas

£475


   
Moon Picnic

Title: Picnic under the Moon

Size: 12 x 16 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas 
with Gold Leaf

£1450


   
Church

Title :Moonlight over the Church, Falmouth

Size: 12 x 16 Inches


Medium: Oil on canvas 
with Gold Leaf

£1450


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St Anthony

Title: Twilight at St Anthony

Size: 14 x 14 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas 
with Gold Leaf

£1450


   
Exploring

Title: Exploring in the Silvery Light

Size: 10 x 12 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas 
with Gold Leaf

£895


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Tall Ships

Title: Moonlit Voyage

Size: 10 x 16 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas 
with Gold Leaf

£1200


   
  Title: Wild Flowers. Falmouth Bay

Size: 12 x 10 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas 

£895


Title: Early Summer Light. Gyllyngvase

Size: 12 x 10 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas 

£895


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Title: Spring Light. Pendennis Point.

Size: 12 x 16 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas 

£1450


Title: Springtime. Truro.

Size: 12 x 16 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas 

£1450


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Title: Anchored off Grebe Beach. Durgan.

Size: 12 x 16 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas 

£1450


Title: Time for a Treat. Pendennis Point.

Size: 20 x 24 Inches

Medium: Oil on canvas 

£2950


JOHN DYER

“Painting Cornwall is not just a process of recording what I see, but for me it is a way of connecting to the place I call home, the place I find comfort in, the place I raise my family, the place I know and love.” John Dyer

Title: Iris Blue, St Ives

Size: 33 x 40 Inches 

Medium: Acrylic on board

£2950

Available as a Limited Edition Print

   

Title: Moon Daisy Dance, Helford Passage

Size: 33 x 40 Inches 

Medium: Acrylic on board

£2950

   

Title: Racing to the Lighthouse, The Lizard

Size: 24 x 24 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£1550


   

Title: Moon Gazing

Size: 12 x 10 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£475


   

Title: A Corner of Paradise, Durgan

Size: 24 x 24 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£1550


Title: Saucy Sunbathers, Tresco

Size: 18 x 18 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£795


Title: Sailing under the Moon, Falmouth

Size: 24 x 24 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£1550


Title: Seapinks and Sunshine, Godrevy

Size: 24 x 24 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£1650



Title: Walking to the Beach, Polly Joke

Size: 18 x 24 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£1025


Title: Cornish Summer, St Michael's Mount

Size: 24 x 24 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£1025


Title: Summer Days, Holywell Bay

Size: 24 x 24 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£1550

Title: Summer Sunshine, Mousehole

Size: 18 x 24 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£1025

Title: Summertime Stroll, Falmouth

Size: 10 x 12 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£475

Title: Family Holiday, Holywell Bay

Size: 10 x 12 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£475

Title: A Burst of Cornish Colour

Size: 10 x 12 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£475

Title: Hiding in the Flowers

Size: 10 x 12 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£475

Title: Sunset Snuggle, Holywell Bay

Size: 12 x 10 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£475

Title: Evening Stroll and Secret Swimmers

Size: 12 x 10 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£475

Title: Cornish Cat Enjoying the View

Size: 12 x 10 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£475

Title: Dancing under the Stars

Size: 12 x 10 Inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

£475



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