Ho! Ho! Ho! The Padstow Christmas Festival Offer ! Receive a free Padstow Calendar in aid of Padstow RNLI for every purchase over £100 and we will donate £5 to the RNLI.
Our Padstow Calendar is designed and published exclusively for Quay Art in Padstow and sold in support of the RNLI Padstow Lifeboat Station. The calendar costs £ 10 if collected from Quay Art in Padstow or £ 13 if ordered online or by phone for delivery within mainland UK by first class post. £ 5 from every calendar sold is donated to RNLI Padstow Lifeboat Station.
The calendar is A3 size ( 30 x 42 cm overall ) overall and in landscape orientation to maximise the size of the photographs and the space for the calendar.
Unique original paintings by Paola Cassais featuring her signature characters in fun filled coastal scenes. Self taught and from an artistic family, Paola is an Italian painter who began her career as an interior designer and window-dresser. Her distinctive art is now highly sought after featuring bright and colourful 3D figures often set in action packed beach paintings.
Sean Durkin is a very popular artist who paints in the style of LS Lowry. Even more remarkable is his father, who famously stole L.S. Lowry’s painting of the Old Town Hall from Middlesbrough Art Gallery. This was in protest at the gallery’s closure on a Sunday, which he considered prohibitive to working-class access to art. Read More
Sean now acknowledges his father and this story by always including a figure of a policeman and a robber as well as showing the time ( ten to two ) when the theft was discovered on any clocks in all of his paintings.
He has also produced a book based on the memoir of his grandfather, Peter Durkin, growing up in interwar Middlesborough which is brought to life through Sean’s illustrations of the names and places he depicts in his artwork. A copy of this book – The Most Famous Man On Marsh Road – is included free with every original painting or limited edition purchased from us.
Terry Bradley was born in Belfast in 1965. His early life was spent growing up just off the notorious Shankill Road where his mother tried to keep him inside and away from the “Troubles” outside their front door.
He creates iconic pictures exploring the voyeuristic side of his nature that he first discovered as a child observing the dangerous world around him. His work mostly centres on strong women and ex models in Dublin and more recently Paris. His latest work is inspired by the era of the Belle Époque in France and the contrasts and similarities with the Burlesque dancers of New York.
He has also recently started exploring the colourful characters from the Belfast dockland area know as Sailortown. At its heyday 100years ago the dock workers were famous around the world for their hard drinking and hard working attitude. Bradley finds that these paintings now balance the world of burlesque women that he paints.
Bradley is married with three children and lives and works in Ireland.
A snowy white owl, accented with a marbled amber patina, perches expectantly on a silvery grey antler. Tim Cotterill’s iconic red ladybugs join the tableau, as an impish nitrate ruby-toned frog nestles snugly under the antler. Wilbur, named for the illustrious pioneer of flight, is a brilliant addition to the Cotterill parliament.
This eagerly anticipated signed and numbered edition of Wilbur is now being released.
Chris Chapman is the Master Of Spoof, who often paints in the style of famous artists with a comical twist. He is a popular UK artist with a strong following and representation in galleries across the country.