Paintings by this artist are included in the portrait collection at Helston Folk Museum. The two that are illustrated in the Public Foundation Catalogue are : Reverend Dr John Stevenson, First Perpetual Curate of Cury and Gunwalloe (1838-1846) and one of his wife.
Emma Saffy Wilson works from Porthmeor Studios in St Ives. Her 'hybrid' sculptures are inspired by mould growth.
The artist was born in Nottinghamshire at Whitwell, and studied at the Sheffield School of Art. His specialty was rustic scenes, and his chosen titles match similar ones in the Newlyn oervre: The Farmer's Daughter, The Light of the Cottage, Gathering Blackberries and Beside the Sea (a view from Trewarventh Street, Newlyn), etc. In 1881 he was lodging in Chelsea and working as a artist/draughtsman. At the age of 45 he was boarding in the home of a railwayman in Witley, Surrey. His studio was at Godalming, Surrey.
[From Falmouth AG Exh Cat 2000] 'Vincent has been exhibiting his work in Cornwall since 1962, when he moved from the North Wales and Lancashire area. He exhibits regularly with the artists' societies to which he belongs. In 1995 he was elected a member of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen.
'Born in Mold, Clwyd, North Wales, he trained at Chester School of Art and Liverpool College of Art. He exhibited widely in Wales and was included in three Welsh Arts Council exhibitions from 1958-1981.'
In Cornwall he has shown in group shows of West Country artists in London, Sussex and South West Arts and in the South West Open exhibition at Plymouth (1990).
Jessica Wilson's paintings contain a mixture of interior and exterior elements to create dreamlike, hallucinatory spaces.
Ges Wilson moved to Cornwall in the mid-1980s, and has since made St Ives her home. Previously she had studied art at Loughborough and Exeter Colleges of Art, and came to Penzance as an art teacher.
She is a member of the Penwith Society of Artists and also works freelance as an artist for the Tate St Ives. She is a former principal of St Ives School of Painting. Her semi-abstract landscapes are inspired by the 'elemental energy' of Cornwall. She exhibits widely, and her work is in private collections in the UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
Wilton works from Shallal Studios, in the grounds of the John Daniel Centre in Penzance.
Yvette Wiltshire was born in Plymouth. She lives in Menheniot, near Liskeard, where she paints and teaches. From 2003-2013 she was an adult education art tutor, also holding private classes. Currently she focusses exclusively on her private classes in the Liskeard area and also conducts workshops for Cartwheels Craft Centre and the Duchy Nurseries, Lostwithiel.
The artist was born in London at 2 West Halkin Street. A water-colour painter who is known to have exhibited between 1881 and 1908. He married Helen Margaret Sillar, a British subject born in Shanghai in October of 1880, and the couple had six children, three girls and three boys.
He is particularly well known for a large series of small watercolours for postcards issued in series by Raphael Tuck. The subjects chosen are landscape scenes of Devon, Cornwall and the Isle of Wight. A list of his series is available at http://www.jhsn.eclipse.co.uk/id29.htm and it is clear that he must have spent some considerable time painting in Cornwall. No particular detail of these visits is known, though indicated through the choice of his subjects.
Born in Chester, Wimperis studied wood-engraving under Mason Jackson, and worked as an illustrator for The Illustrated London News and other magazines. He gradually took up painting in oil and watercolour.
From 1859 he exhibited at the most prestigious galleries, including the Royal Academy, the Society of Artists in Suffolk Street, the New Watercolour Society, the Grosvenor Gallery and the New Gallery. He was elected as a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours in 1875, and then became its Vice President in 1895.
His titles include some Cornish and West Country scenes, and he is believed to have been in Newlyn for a short period in 1881. Flanagan finds him frequently painting along the Ouse in Huntingdonshire (1890s) and reprints two of his paintings in colour in her excellent book, Artists along the Ouse, 1880-1930.
Sarah Wimperis is a painter and illustrator who was born in Kent. She graduated from Falmouth School of Art in 1981 and spent many years travelling, including six years in Norway, teaching art, and four years in France, before settling in Manaccan in Cornwall. She has been a regular exhibitor at Beside the Wave in Falmouth since 2008.
In the summer of 2016 Sarah Wimperis travelled to Gdansk, Poland, as the only English oil painter among a 95-strong international team of artists selected to participate in the creation of an animated film on Vincent van Gogh, entitled 'Loving Vincent'. The film is due for release in 2017.
She has led workshops at Truro Arts Company (2018).
Set in naive landscapes, Winton's work is full of whimsical characters and imaginary narratives, reminiscent of antique folk art.
The Art Union of Cornwall prize winner in the 1920 RCPS September show (winning £2 2s 0d), recorded as being from St Ives.
Born to artist parents (the potter Nic HARRISON and weaver Jackie Harrison) Lisa Wisdom spent much of her childhood at Trelowarren. She creates unique metal landscapes from a palette of rust and copper.
After attending St Ives School of Art and Penzance Art School, she trained as a jeweller - a skill which introduced her to the art of blacksmithing. She travelled abroad to learn more about this craft, and on her return to Cornwall in 2008, she set up Smythick Forge near Falmouth.
She has carried out commissions for artworks in Redruth and Carn Brea and, funded by the Landmark Trust, restored the Smithy on Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel. In 2014 she carried out restoration work on the original fireplace at the Leach Pottery (now part of the Museum).
Co-founder of the Cornish Blacksmiths Collective, Lisa was voted Cornish Blacksmithing Champion in 2014. The following year she was presented with the 'Design & Innovation Award' by the Guild of Ten at the Cornwall Design Fair.
Painter of marine and harbour subjects, engraver The artist studied at Liverpool School of Art 1924-30 and received a scholarship to Royal College of Art in London. From 1936-39 he rented a studio in St Ives though his sending in address remained at Liverpool, and he was particularly attracted by Cornish harbour subjects. During WWII he worked in the Air Ministry.
Wolfe was born in Bristol, where he was raised by an adoptive mother, Mrs Buckley of Windsor Terrace, Clifton.
Later he settled in Hampshire.
Garnet Wolseley first sold a painting, Rough Seas, at Newlyn Art Gallery in 1908 and in 1909 he exhibited A Fairy Story and A Silver Sea. He served on the main committee of the Newlyn Society of Artists, and the hanging committee of the Gallery from 1911 to 1913, when Charles Walter SIMPSON undertook to replace him on the Management Committee.
Penlee House has his painting of St Michael's Mount (oil on canvas), gifted by the Friends and the Simon Levy Charitable Trust in 2001. Wolseley features in back profile with Laura KNIGHT and Florence CARTER-WOOD, modelling as a butler in the painting by Harold KNIGHT, Afternoon Tea (1910). The setting was Wolseley's drawing room in Newlyn. Laura Knight describes him taking part in wild but sparse attire at one of Phyllis Maureen GOTCH's extravagant parties. He worked from Sandy-Cove Studio, Newlyn, often painting in the Lamorna Valley nearby, until 1913.
The 1891 Census lists him as being born in Plympton, Devon, and living at Wood House Terrace, Falmouth with his wife Sarah. He was both an architect and an artist-painter.
Roger Wonnacott was born in Okehampton but lives in west Cornwall. He has family roots in the Carharrick area, where his great-grandfather was a miner. Self-taught, he works mainly in acrylics. A fascination for the Cornish coast informs his subject matter, which includes boats and ships, often battered and rusty from years on the open sea.