By The Sea: Emma Jeffryes' art exhibition

Cornish artist Emma Jeffryes has an exhibition of recent paintings coming up at the New Craftsman Gallery in St Ives

Emma Jeffryes exhibition of paintings in St Ives

Whether you live locally or are heading to the south west for Easter, if you like contemporary art then make time to visit the Emma Jeffryes exhibition in St Ives that runs from 30 March to 19 April. Jeffryes lives in Cornwall and her many of her works depict the sea and people's relationship to it.

This exhibition centres on works Jeffryes made after visiting Falmouth last August to paint the 2023 Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta. Unfortunately the event itself was cancelled at the last minute due to the arrival of Storm Betty, so Jeffryes turned her attentions to Falmouth's sea-going folks - the works on show will range from her inimitable depictions of swimmers and paddle boarders, to fishing boats, sailing yachts and huge military ships, along with Tall Ships anchored in the harbour during stormy conditions. 

The show also includes a series of still life works, from vases of flowers to paintings of everyday objects around Jeffrye's studio.