Art blog from Cornwall featuring Cornish artists John Dyer, Joanne Short and Ted Dyer. Our artists are some of Cornwall's leading and most acclaimed contemporary painters and have exhibited in Cornwall, London, Monaco and Japan for many decades. Our art blog brings you all the latest art gallery news from Cornwall and the Côte d'Azur and the latest news from all of our artists.
John Dyer drops us a line from his Falmouth studio
The Menton Conservatoire of music in France is featuring a new painting by John Dyer on their poster for their flute concert. John is currently living and working in Menton with his family and they are forging close links with this musical institution.
Joanne Short & John Dyer on Côte d’Azur
Eden's painter in residence John Dyer and artist Joanne Short invite you to join them in France & Italy for a glass or two of wine at the private view of their spectacular new exhibition and to take a tour of the gardens that inspired it. The artists are resident artists' of the Hanbury Gardens in Italy and the gardens at Clos du Peyronnet in France.
John Dyer takes off in Japan
The John Dyer Gallery in association with Hibell in Japan has just returned from a highly successful tour of four of Japan's major cities, Kyoto, Kobe, Osaka & Tokyo . An exhibition titled "Happy Summer Paradise" has been on tour in nine of Japan's most prestigious gallery spaces across these cities and John Dyer made personal appearances at six of the venues.
On Saturday 28th July artist John Dyer and author Brian Stewart held a book signing at the National Trust Trelissick Property. The event was very busy with many collectors attending and requesting personalized messages in the books.
The National Trust have embarked on an exciting and creative project to promote the work of Cornish artists. This July they will be launching www.trelissickgallery.co.uk and John Dyer has been selected to hold the launch exhibition.
St John’s Primary School in Gosport, Hampshire recently embarked upon an Arts Week on June 25th 2007.
Anna Dawes from the school commented on the exciting week:
“We have decided to use the National Gallery Model of “Take One Picture”, but instead of using their picture, we have chosen to use John Dyer’s ‘Boats and Ropes, St Ives’.
The paintings of John Dyer and Joanne Short almost completely sold out at an exhibition at the Island Cafe at St Michael's Mount on Friday.Thousands of pounds worth of work was sold almost immediately, with some invited guests running to their chosen paintings as they entered the cafe exhibition. John Dyer, resident painter at the Eden project, is preparing for his next painting expedition in Peru when he will paint the potato harvest.
John Dyer, one of Cornwall's best loved artists, who is described as a painter of exuberantly colourful landscapes and figures. A Vision Of Paradise by Brian Stewart (Truran - £9.99) is a very colourful square paperback, almost a catalogue of this man's terrific joie de vivre
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