Open Studio

Open Studio on the Isle of Wight is run once a year, giving artists a chance to show their works, in place in their studio.

Last chance to see inside Wendy Welsford’s Open Studio

Montage of work by Wendy Welsford

Passionate about protecting the environment, much of Wendy's work is created using items she's collected from the coastline.

Monday, 22nd July, 2019 12:21pm

By Sally Perry

Check out the feast of Isle of Wight artistic talent at Open Studios

Starting today! For ten days there's an opportunity to see inside the studios and workshops and meet artists and makers across the Island.

Friday, 12th July, 2019 8:34am

By Sally Perry

Don’t miss the Green Street Studio Open Studio

sp workshop by steve thearle 640

Head to Sue Paraskeva’s Ryde workshop next week (15-19 July) where she'll be showcasing a selection of porcelain with new wood-fired stand-alone pieces, alongside hand knitted accessories and homeware by Abi Wheeler.

Thursday, 11th July, 2019 7:00pm

By Feature Writer

Visit Jools’ Jewels silver workshop at The Hayloft during 2019 Open Studios

Jools' rings

Julia Bery will be showcasing her handmade, elegant and timeless, sterling silver jewellery at The Hayloft, a beautiful thatched venue in the grounds of Gillmans House in Brighstone.

Wednesday, 10th July, 2019 2:50pm

By Feature Writer

Find out more about Letterpress Design’s work at Open Studios 2019

Letterpress wood blocks

There will be demonstrations of some of the presses over both weekends, as well as limited edition prints, both for view and for sale, as well other letterpress ephemera.

Thursday, 4th July, 2019 1:00pm

By Feature Writer

Lisa Traxler invites you to her unique studio at The Bunker for Open Studios 2019

Lisa traxler's studio

View new works and meet the Lisa Traxler in her unique WW2 Nissen Hut Studio to discover how she researches historic architecture and translates it into enamel and paper sculptures and relief collage paintings. For two dates only.

Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 6:24pm

By Feature Writer

Isle of Wight mosaic artist Helen Goodman heads to Quarr for Open Studios

all six mosaic images by helen goodman

Helen Goodman's mosaic work is heavily inspired by nature and her surroundings. See how she brings her work to life during this year's Open Studios.

Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 10:30am

By Feature Writer

Hospice celebrates talented artists during Open Studios

Pam

The artistic talents of volunteers, service users and patients are being celebrated as Earl Mountbatten Hospice takes part in this year’s Open Studios programme (Friday, 15 July – Monday, 25 July)

Friday, 1st July, 2016 11:13am

By Emma Topping

Island artist Jo Hummel Newell selected for Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Jo Hummel Newell

Congratulations to Jo who'll be flying the flag for the Isle of Wight after one of her works was selected to appear in the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition.

Tuesday, 3rd June, 2014 2:51pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Profile: Malcolm Winter: The man behind the paintings

Malcolm Winter

Find out more about one the artists exhibiting this weekend in Cowes at the Coast exhibition.

Wednesday, 30th April, 2014 12:49pm

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood with 3 readers' comments

The Guardian: Isle of Wight ‘a centre of artistic activity’

Quay Arts

The Isle of Wight arts scene received a tip of the hat in last weekend's Guardian.

Tuesday, 19th February, 2013 9:49am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Open Studios: Meet Island Artists This Weekend

Open Studios: Meet Island Artists This Weekend

Your chance to meet Island artists in their homes and studios. There's a massive list of artists taking part.

Friday, 22nd July, 2011 1:01pm

By Sally Perry