Isle of Wight Art

Perhaps it’s the beautiful landscapes or the refreshing coastline, we’re not sure, but something on the Isle of Wight certainly inspires creativity in those who live here.

We have some wonderful artists living and working on the Island, exhibiting in galleries, from their studios or online. Find out more about them in this section.

Quay Arts Centre announce new man at the helm

Quay Arts QuayHolders Scheme

We reckon it's a great choice and look forward to exciting times ahead.

Monday, 23rd May, 2016 5:11pm

By Tayla Smith with 5 readers' comments

All welcome to launch of new music-related art exhibition


Head to the opening of this exhibition at Quay Arts on Saturday and hear Mark Lotterman and Paul Armfield perform a taster to their evening performance

Friday, 13th May, 2016 5:39pm

By Georgia Newman

Learn about ‘Cool Painting’ the art of Piero della Francesca

Discovery and Proof of the True Cross, c1460,

Head to Quay Arts on Thursday 19th May to find out more about Learn about the art of Piero della Francesca, 15th Century Italian painter.

Friday, 13th May, 2016 5:17pm

By Sally Perry

Holland: Nine stories, told by dozens of people


How lucky are we? The Quay Arts exhibition showcases works by some of the most celebrated upcoming artists from the Netherlands, all on our doorstep until July.

Thursday, 5th May, 2016 5:56pm

By Georgia Newman

Isle of Wight artists share their latest ‘Brush Strokes’

Brush Strokes artists

These five artists share their latest works at the Island Brush Strokes exhibition in Ryde later this month. Pop along and take a look.

Thursday, 5th May, 2016 8:32am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Undecided Art Collective return to Ventnor Exchange

UAc Poster

The Undecided Art Collective never fail to impress with their exhibitions. The latest, Undecided², is promising to be no exception. Join the artists at tonight's launch, or catch the exhibition over the long-weekend.

Friday, 29th April, 2016 1:42pm

By Sally Perry

Undecided Art Collective create ‘inside the box’ for latest exhibition

UAc Poster

The brilliant Undecided Art Collective will be serving up the fruits of their labour at the latest art show, titled Undecided², at Ventnor Exchange from Friday 29th April.

Monday, 25th April, 2016 8:15pm

By Sally Perry

Last chance to see Lisa Traxler’s Cloud Collecting exhibition at Quay Arts

lisa traxler

Don't miss your last chance to see this extraordinary work by Isle of Wight artist Lisa Traxler.

Friday, 15th April, 2016 2:41pm

By Georgia Newman

Learn about the ‘Sicilian Splendours’ from Greece to the Normans

taormina amphitheatre

The Vectis Decorative Fine Art Society always manage to attract great speakers, sharing their expert knowledge of a range of subjects within the world of Art. Why not try this next week?

Thursday, 14th April, 2016 6:13pm

By Carolyn Power

Rocket Fuel: Don’t miss Isle of Wight youth mag launch on Saturday night

furthermore at kashmir

Over 60 young people have been involved with the creation of a new youth magazine and Website, Rocket Fuel. It will carry features, poetry, interviews, fashion, art and upcoming events, as well as commenting on life as an Island teenager.

Thursday, 7th April, 2016 6:58pm

By David McGregor

Jo Hummel Newell to become ‘Artist in (unexpected) Residence’

jo hummel newell

A £30,000 Arts Council grant will see a whole host of arts events and mini-projects develop over the next two years in Ryde, including an artist in residence in an allotment shed.

Friday, 1st April, 2016 5:15pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Rocket Fuel mag: Youth, arts, music, culture and fashion magazine coming soon!

rocket fuel

Next month sees the launch of a new hub for youth, arts, music, photography, culture and fashion. It's called ROCKET FUEL and it's going to be explosive!

Thursday, 31st March, 2016 8:27pm

By Sally Perry with one comment