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Art Galleries and Studios

Life is lived at a different pace on the Isles of Scilly. Surrounded by the elements, artists and craftsmen  have plenty of inspiration to draw upon, whether sky, sea, land or sky. With painting, jewellery, pottery, fleece making and even a perfumery workshop, there’s plenty to tempt the senses. Below is a comprehensive listing of the artists on Scilly with useful links.

Isle of St Mary’s
Rocky Hill Studio - colourful, contemporary landscapes in pastel by Jo Probert.
T  +44 (0)1720 423196

Isles of Scilly Pottery and Studio - earthenware pots, influenced by Greek shapes and design.
T  +44 (0)1720 422741

Phoenix Stained Glass & Craft Studio – window commissions and gifts in soldered or hot fused glass.
T  +44 (0)1720 422900

Rosehill Studio – bird’s eye views depicted on a range of gifts.
T  +44 (0)1720 422266

Dolphin Designs – a cabinet maker also makes traditional wooden toys
T  +44 (0)1720 423282

Porthloo Studios – incorporating:
1. Isles of Scilly Perfumery
T  +44 (0)1720 423304
2. Scilly Fleece Company
T  +44 (0)1720 422455
3. Peter Smith
M  07789 933183
4. Sue Woof Beadwork
T  +44 (0)1720 422154

Glandore Gallery – watercolour depictions of Scilly.
T  +44 (0)1720 422535

Watermeadow Barn Gallery – basketweaving as well as other local crafts and cards.
T  +44 (0)1720 423789

John Bordeaux Pottery – hand-thrown lustre-ware pots
T  +44 (0)1720 422025

Elm Studio – oil painting portraying Scilly landscape and light.
T  +44 (0)1720 423329

The Craft House – pencil and charcoal drawings, children’s gifts and fabrics.
T  +44 (0)1720 422032

Old Town Studio – colourful paintings of light and seasons.
T  +44 (0)1720 423358

Porthmellon Studio and Gallery - paintings of the Isles of Scilly by local artist Steve Sherris.
T  +44 (0)1720 422722

Isle of Bryher
Golden Eagle Studio – bold, colourful paintings by well known artist Richard Pearce.
T  +44 (0)1720 422671

Isle of Tresco
Gallery Tresco - a selection of paintings and other craftwork by a variety of artists.
T  +44 (0)1720 424925

Isle of St Martin’s
North Farm Gallery – well known artist Sue Lewington and her distinctive watercolours. Also work by Jane Townshend, including detailed pencil drawings and watercolour mackerel.
T  +44 (0)1720 423028

Ashvale Gallery – fresh, loose style drawings in pastel and watercolour. 
T  +44 (0)1720 4422544

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