Cornish artists, reviews, art and lifestyle

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. 

  • Postcard from an Artist. Cornwall Today feature The John Dyer Gallery for Christmas


    John Dyer drops us a line from his Falmouth studio

  • John Dyer painting on French Music Poster


    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.

  • Italian / French Garden Tour and Exhibition


    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 Tour and Exhibition in Japan


    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.

  • John Dyer & Brian Stewart Book Signing at Trelissick Gallery the National Trust


    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.

  • National Trust Trelissick Gallery launch Art Gallery Web site with John Dyer Exhibition


    The National Trust have embarked on an exciting and creative project to promote the work of Cornish artists. This July they will be launching and John Dyer has been selected to hold the launch exhibition.

  • St John’s Primary School John Dyer Arts Week


    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’.

  • Rush to buy Artists’ Work of St Michael's Mount


    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.

    Posted on Gallery & Artist News Blog Cornwall, Artist John Dyer's Blog, Artist Joanne Short's Blog

  • Book to make you smile - John Dyer a Vision of Paradise


    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

  • Tresco Estate purchase John Dyer Tresco Marathon Painting


    To help to celebrate the 2007 Tresco Marathon the Island Hotel on Tresco have acquired the painting "Everyone's a Winner" by artist John Dyer.

    The painting features in the new book about John's work
     'A Vision of Paradise' by Brian Stewart and is one of John Dyer's key celebration paintings.

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