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Showing posts from September, 2013

Spot the Artist

The fundraising sale of 'postcard art' organised by the Rotary Club of St Ives was a great success again this year. The annual event offers members of the public the chance to buy postcard sized pieces of original art for just £35 - many of  which have been painted by well known artists, whose work would normally cost a lot more to buy. ' Cornwall, North Coast ' Lesley Ninnes 2013 oil on paper 21 x 15cm/8 x 6 inches Click to enlarge Rotarian Mike Clough reported: "The sale was held in the Roy Ray Studio at the St Ives School of Painting at Porthmeor Studios. Buyers were already queuing outside the studio by 4.00 p.m. in the afternoon before the sale and by 9.00 a.m the next morning the queue had reached as far as Bumble’s Tea Rooms in Digey Square. We sold over 100 paintings within the first hour of the sale. We had 240 entries given by almost 200 artists, mostly professionals but with a number of gifted amateurs. We sold all

Stisa Square Deal Show

Popular Annual Fundraiser, the Square Deal & Donated Picture Show at St Ives Society of Artists Gallery is only one short week away, click here to see some stunning examples of the 10 inch square canvases that will be on sale on Saturday 14 September for just £50 each! Sale starts at 5 pm on a first come first served basis Here's my contribution  'Porthmeor, Rocks & Reflections' oil on deep edge canvas.   SOLD Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes.

Last paintings of August

A new month, September has begun today!  Below are the last of August paintings, rendered in oil on board. 'Perran Beach' 13.5 x 13.5 cm, framed and on sale at Art Space Gallery .   SOLD 'St Ives Bay Wave'.   SOLD 'Sea Stream, Perranporth', framed and on sale at Art Space Gallery .   SOLD Click to enlarge.  Copyright Lesley Ninnes.