Porthminster Gallery, St Ives // St Ives

One of the largest art galleries in St Ives, housed in a historic quayside pilchard press building. Showing curated exhibitions of original works by emerging and leading southwest and invited British Artists, along with collectable works by investment names.


Established 1999 and relocated to St Ives in 2006, the Porthminster Gallery has gained a strong reputation for showing original high-quality contemporary and modern St Ives, southwest and British art by emerging and established international names:

Painters: Andrew Bird; Nick Bodimeade; Angela Charles; Anne Davies; Jenny Hirst; Freya Horsley; Matthew Lanyon; Kathy Ramsay Carr; Tony Scrivener; Erin Ward; Linda Weir; Vincent Wilson; Ann Winder-Boyle.

Sculptors: Robert Fogell; Peter Hayes; Regina Heinz; Margaret Lovell FRBS RWA; Antonia Salmon.

Ceramics: Tim Andrews; Helen Beard; Carina Ciscato; Clare Conrad; Ashley Howard; Stephanie Pace; Sarah Perry; John Pollex; Craig Underhill; Elly Wall; Sasha Wardell.

Collectable St Ives and British Modern: Wilhelmina Barns-Graham; Sir Peter Blake RA; Sandra Blow RA; Paul Feiler; Terry Frost RA; Barbara Hepworth; Patrick Heron; David Hockney RA; Ben Nicholson; Breon O’Casey; Bryan Pearce; Alfred Wallis.

Conveniently located near the town's bus/rail stations and public car parking.

Knowledgeable and friendly staff welcome your visit.