Cornwall Contemporary is a respected leading art gallery based in Penzance
“At the top of Chapel Street is Cornwall Contemporary, a dazzling white space opened in 2006 by Sarah Brittain-Mansbridge, its collections are a glorious showcase for Cornish artistic talent” The Independent
“The gallery’s art and sculpture is of the highest quality, with many of Cornwall’s leading artists always on show” Cornwall Today
Now in its 11th year, there is an emphasis on exhibiting paintings associated with Cornwall. Representing nationally and internationally known artists, the gallery has a reputation for showing quality, unique works by artists including Emma Dunbar, Melanie Goemans, Paul Lewin, Alasdair Lindsay, Janet Lynch, Philip Lyons, David Mankin, Maggie Matthews, Daphne McClure, Emma McClure, Fiona Millais, Neil Pinkett, Ken Spooner and Kristin Vestgard.
With three floors of exhibition space, the gallery is located at the top of historic Chapel Street, close to the public art galleries of The Exchange and Penlee House. The downstairs galleries host a varied annual programme of solo and group exhibitions which change monthly, whilst the two upper floors show a changing mixed display of work by gallery artists.
Paintings, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, art books and artist jewellery are always on display.