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Wednesday, 10 May 2017 10:56

Andrew Palmer at The Mowhay Gallery 2017

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I am glad to be showing these paintings at the MOWHAY GALLERY, Trebetherwick, Cornwall. 2017.

1. 'Window Sill.' 2016. Oil on canvas. 20 x 30 inches.

Friday, 03 March 2017 23:37

Exhibition preview in Ham and High newspaper.

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A lovely preview of my forthcoming exhibition at the PLY GALLERY, Hornsey Town Hall, London N8.

9-14th March 2017, 10-5pm. Private View Thursday 9th March 6-9pm. All welcome.

Thanks to Bridget Galton, Arts Editor, Ham and High.

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 16:28

Andrew Palmer at the Mowhay Gallery 2016

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Andrew Palmer.

The Mowhay Gallery. Trebetherwick. Cornwall.



Port Gaverne Tractor. Oil on canvas. 78 x 78 cms.

Port Gaverne Tractor is used to tow the boats into and from the sea at all tides. It is parked overlooking Port Gaverne bay. I set up the canvas in the undergrowth behind the tractor, with      a view of the Fish Cellars and my cottage and studio beyond. That’s my chimney on the left.   Early summer. ‘Padstows Pride’ flowers in full bloom. The tractor has a very distinct personality. The ‘Guardian Angel’ of Port Gaverne.

Geevor Tin Sand
Geevor Tin Sand

Geevor Tin Sand 2. Oil on board. 90 x 60 cms.

Red sand at Geevor Tin Mine, Penwith Cornwall. The mine penetrating the  rock, the sea weighing down upon it and the metal ores staining the sand. The power of the sea and the land. A sense of the perils facing the tin miners. Abstract/Expressionist . Broad brushstrokes. Raw Sienna. Burnt Sienna. Turquoise.

 Delabole Slate 2. Oil on canvas.. 60 x 75 cms.


Painted on the coast near Delabole , Cornwall, famed for its slate quarry. The jagged outcrops of slate and its underlying strata meet the turbulent turquoise sea. This is the view from the end of the road which was cut through the rock to enable the slate from Delabole to be transported, on horse and cart, to ships moored in Port Gaverne, which then delivered the slate internationally. Deep dark slate. Emerald sea. Bright Cornish light.

Friday, 16 November 2007 13:54


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Born 19.04.1956 Weston-super-Mare, England.

1974-76 Colchester School of Art.

1976 Munnings Award,The British School, Rome.

1985-88 St.Martins School of Art, London.

1988-90 Royal College of Art, London.


2004-2011 annual exhibitions at :

Rock Institute Gallery, Cornwall.

Mowhay Gallery, Trebetherick, Cornwall.

The Original Gallery, Hornsey, London.


ING Discerning Eye, The Mall Galleries, London.

Columbia Road Gallery, London.


Murray. London


Mowhay Gallery. Cornwall.


Mowhay Gallery. Cornwall.


Ply Gallery. London

Whittington & James. London.

Mowhay Gallery. Cornwall.





Port Gaverne Inlet