Since its formation in 1890 St Ives Arts Club has had a diverse and varied membership drawn from many branches of The Arts.

This tradition continues to the present day. The current membership includes:












If you are interested in joining us or for more information click below 

  • Visual Artists

  • Sculptors

  • Photographers

  • Writers

  • Poets

  • Musicians

  • Singers

  • Actors

Below you will find a list of members and a brief profile

Click on the photo or image to see their work and further links


Based in St Ives Sharon McSwiney creates a range of jewellery & metalwork often with a sense of fun.

Sharon McSwiney


Clare Hughes works from her studio in her garden in Hayle, Cornwall, which is situated close to the Cornish coastline, from which she gains much of the inspiration for her work.

Clare Hughes


John Maskell is a self-taught painter and woodcarver who was born in Barking, Essex. Now settled in St Ives, he has exhibited at the St Ives Arts Club in Cornwall, and throughout the UK. Painting in oils, woodcarving.

John Maskell


I work with enamel resin powders which I sift onto copper panels and then fuse with heat to create framed abstract images, and enamel jewellery.

Steve Payter


 Works in acrylic. He has exhibited in mixed shows on a regular basis with National Society for Education in Art and Design, National Acrylic Painters’ Association and Bridewell Studios in nationwide venues with much recognition.

Anthony Gribbin

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Barbara paints beautiful and expressive paintings depicting wild waves crashing on the rocks

Barbara Turner Jones


Adrian Vranch is a guitarist living and working in St Ives. Available for live events, recording and guitar lessons,

Adrian Vranch

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My work is an attempt to recreate the atmosphere and feeling for a particular place or setting, rather than just a visual representation.

John Greig

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My preference is  painting with Oil paints on boards, canvas and aluminium. I prefer brushes but often work with palette knives and credit cards!  

Chris O'Reilly


Professional artist and art tutor

Doris Lindemann


Professional flautist and Swedish/German to English translator specialising in medical texts. Moved to St Ives 2004.

Will Sleath


Professional artist exhibiting in the UK and the USA.

Archa Robinson


The dialogue between abstraction and representation has never been problematic for me.

Keir Williamson


I make art from my life experiences, using many media including film-making

Mary Fletcher

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I enjoy painting Seascapes, Flowers and Still Life using Acrylics or watercolours

Cynthia Jenkin

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Sally MacCabe is a mixed media artist working

in St Ives

Sally McCabe


I am a fine art printmaker and mixed media artist often using natural foraged items and handmade inks to create my work

Caroline Marwood



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