We have a changing programme of exhibitions during the year.  The small exhibition space is the front room at Barnoon Workshop,  situated  above  Porthmeor Beach, and behind Tate St.Ives, in the heart of St.Ives.  See bottom of page for directions.


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19 June - 16 October  / Mon - Sat / 2 -4.30  pm

 A mixed show of new Abstract works  with paintings by  Zoe Eaton and abstract drawings by Peter Giles.    

Zoe's  oil paintings on canvas burst with life and colour.  Her work explores pattern and improvised mark making, reacting to previous marks and building up the paint layers , until the work feels finished.   The aim is to  create a visual language that celebrates the joy of just looking at the formal qualities of the paint itself, without reference to external references.

Peter works with various drawing media on paper.  Ranging from A3 to large scale A1 works.  His  work is process driven, inventing a set of rules for each work.  The abstract drawings are created  by building up many tiny marks or lines to create beautiful intricate images.  This process can take weeks to create a single work.

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18 -  23  October 2021 / 10.00 - 16.00

A special exhibition of intuitive artworks by Lauren Sebastian, that reflect on the difficult birth of only daughter Stormy (now aged four),  There were several thresholds encountered during the first ten days of Stormy's life: labour and birth, night to day, the brink of parenthood, betwixt life and death, not knowing and knowing, held breath and such prayerful longing. 

The show depicts a story of survival and recovery, love, solidarity, authenticity and soul, which will hopefully resonate with visitors in different ways, despite the personal content.  In our darkest hours there is always a glimmer of light to be found.  'Threshold' is dedicated with gratitude to Stormy and her father Graham, as well as the angels at Derriford Hospital's neo natal unit in Plymouth, and the beautiful friendships forged there.


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5 - 18 June - Susi Gutierrez &  Graham Pullen

Binoculars II  is a presentation of works  by Susi Gutierrez and Graham Pullen at Barnoon Workshop Gallery. They are a combination of prints, and paintings , using a variety of techniques including  screenprinting, etching, dry point, collage and mixed media.  They recall the artists personal experiences,  that  stroll between home and the rural South West roads and footpaths.  The result is a range of experimental materials with a meditative quality.  In  2016 Susi and Graham presented at the Salt House Gallery with  Binocular, a Second Look, their first show together since they moved to St Ives in 2013.   Binocular II  is their second exhibition together.

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20/20 VISION - Ann Kelley
14-28 Dec 2020
Life during Covid 19 pandemic has given novelist, poet, photographer and now painter Ann Kelley the time to observe and record the St Ives seaside garden where she is shielding., peopled with its colourful flowers, wildlife, birds, insects and cats. Joy shines through the gloom of this strange year.   

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HAND HELD VIEW / October 2017

A  curated group exhibition of small works ,  that can fit in the palm of your hand.  As society increasingly views our life experience, through the digital world on a smart phone or tablet, this exhibition  considers art works that can be viewed in the same way.  Included is work by

Amber Agha / Sally Carver / Jane Callan / Zoe Eaton / Karen Foss / Tony Eastman/ Sue Hopper / Marina Iodice / Sharon James /Jordan Laurence Jackson / Marie Keeling / Ann Kelley / Erin Lacy / Graham Lister /Emily Lucrezia-Buffa / Josh Philpott / Klaus Pinter / Julie Pownall / Iona Pioaru / Andrea Robinson / Tobes Rainbird / Lauren Sebastian / Tamsin Spargo / Freya Stinton / Noelle Thomas/ Stella Tripp/ Sophie Walker/ Bobby Wotnot 

Wall Story - Zoe Eaton / 29 June - 13 July 2019

An exhibition of paintings by Zoe Eaton. 'Wall Story' started in India, January 2019. Zoe participated in a 5 week artist residency, along with 26 other artists from around the world - for the Gujarat Global Art Festival.
During this visit, Zoe was inspired by the beautiful vibrant walls and buildings she saw in India - including roadside walls with Grafitti, religious and political statements to buildings adorned with artworks, murals and traditional Gujariti designs. The experience in Gujarat provides inspiration for new works made back home for this exhibition.