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The Summerhouse Gallery


Sunshine on The Helford

Imogen Bone captures Cornwall in the Summertime

Imogen has made her mark as an artist who uses colour and texture to define her work, and has truly forged her own, instantly recognisable technique of lines and bold brush strokes to capture anything. From the stormy waves of the cornish coast, and wind beaten trees, to the soft petal on a flowerbud or the sunshine dappling on the Helford river. A full selection of her work can be found under our "Art & Artists" section.

"The world I see is a balance of marks and hues. Sometimes a blur of colour is just enough to capture something, other times I need to work away in layers of patterns so the details of the image emerge."

I Am Woman: Celebrating The Female in our July Show at The Summerhouse

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The Summerhouse gallery is proud to showcase a collective of talented female artists, in a celebration of the female in our up and coming show, 'I Am Woman'.

The show runs from the 8th- 21st of July, and will see a broad range of beautiful work, with each artist lending their unique styles to ultimately create a stunning, and thoughtful portrayal of the female.

Due to the success of our recent silent auction, there is still a chance to bid on a small selection of pieces here at the gallery.

Work featured in this powerful and compelling show is available to view now, via out online catalogue. Simply click above to view.

We are so thrilled to be able to showcase this exciting and varied body of work, and hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Painting: Shards Of Gold In Our Landscape. Helen Jones.

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Foraged Beauty

New Ceramic work From Sally Tully

We are delighted to welcome ceramicist Sally Tully to our family of talented artists here at The Summerhouse.

Sallys unique creations are truly a thing of beauty, and the process behind each one is fascinating.

Sourcing plant material such as seaweed and other organic objects like feathers or horse hair from the beach and moorland near her home, she will surround the pots with these objects while they are still red hot from the kiln, and allow the materials to impart their mineral content on the surface in a natural and uncontrived way, creating unexpected patterns and colours in the final piece.

Using a variety of techniques, such a raku or 'slip resist' glazing, these pots are an experience beyond just being a visually attractive work of art. The different glazing techniques create a unique texture on each pot, and the way natural materials, foraged from the stunning Cornish landscape have been utilised to become a part of each piece makes her work something truly special.

A full selection of Sally pots can be seen on display at The Summerhouse.

Summerhouse gallery

The Summerhouse Gallery is a beautiful, welcoming space showcasing the very best of Cornish art. Located only a stone's throw away from the wonderful St Michael's Mount, we aim to create the perfect place to discover paintings, jewellery, sculpture and glass in a relaxed manner.

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The Summerhouse Gallery

Market Place
TR17 0AR


Opening hours:


Monday- Friday: 10.30-5.30

Saturday: 10.00-4.00

Sunday: 11.00-5.00




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