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.

Make your own Green Garlands with this Ryde Arts video from Tanya Goodwin and Holly Jolliffe

tools for making a green garland

Learn how to make your very own Green Garlands during Covid-times with this great instructive video from Tanya Goodwin and Holly Jolliffe

Tuesday, 24th November, 2020 12:49pm

By Sally Perry

Boojum&Snark successful in funding bid for three new art projects in Sandown


The arts residency opportunities at Boojum and Snark will also provide support and growth for local self-employed art practitioners who have been adversely hit by the pandemic

Friday, 20th November, 2020 8:49am

By Tracy Mikich with one comment

Isle of Wight singer auctions artwork in aid of Foodbank

lauran hibberd's auction artwork

Tickets are £3 each and all proceeds from the raffle will go to Isle of Wight Foodbank

Monday, 9th November, 2020 5:48pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Bag yourself a piece of original world-class art whilst supporting Heart Research UK

Lot No 175 - Painting titled Bottomless pit showing picture of planet with well at top and bucket at bottom

We all know someone who has been affected by heart disease in some way, so this fundraiser is likely to appeal to many. Details within

Friday, 6th November, 2020 10:44am

By Daniel Raymond with 7 readers' comments

Quay Arts combine art workshops with free lunches for eligible kids

Children doing art workshop at quay arts

Booking is essential for this free art workshop offer, for families that are eligible for free school meals. Details within

Wednesday, 28th October, 2020 6:43am

By Georgia Newman with one comment

Open call for artists: Be part of the 2021 OFF THE RAILS exhibition

Graffiti covered train by Phil Marsh

Works can be in any medium, such as film, audio, photography, painting, mixed media, print, sculptural 2d or 3d works, written or installation form and one artist will be selected to hold a future solo exhibition. Details within

Monday, 26th October, 2020 12:08pm

By Georgia Newman with 4 readers' comments

A sad farewell to the Vintage Yarmouth Boot Sale and Xmas Market

Montage of scenes from the Vintage Xmas Market

The hugely popular Vintage Boot Sale and beautifully curated Xmas Market are no more, announce the organiser from Yarmouth

Monday, 19th October, 2020 1:49pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

‘Dots for Pots’ aims to raise money to help those on low incomes grow their own fruit and veg next spring

dots for pots message and artwork

The brainchild of Isle of Wight artist, Holly Maslen, the aim is to raise £500 by next spring to buy terracotta pots for those on low incomes who want to grow their own fruit, vegetables or anything else.

Tuesday, 13th October, 2020 9:22am

By Sally Perry

Community art project fills Cockram’s Yard with historic Newport characters

Notable Newport Art Installation along Cockrams Yard

People were very clear about who should and shouldn’t be included! The notable people were chosen because they were interesting and perhaps not so well known, or were seen as inspirational

Monday, 12th October, 2020 8:53am

By Hannah Griffiths

Two new Isle of Wight trustees for Independent Arts charity

David Lindsay and Brian Marriott Independent Arts Trustees

David and Brian's combined skills and experience, as well as their knowledge of the Isle of Wight community, will be a real asset to Independent Arts

Friday, 11th September, 2020 12:47pm

By Wendy Varley

Budding Isle of Wight artists: ‘Sustainability through Innovation’ poster competition

Datum Electronic School Competition Poster

Isle of Wight electronics manufacturing company, Datum Electronics, are running a mural competition for 10 to 16-year-olds on the theme of “Sustainability Through Innovation”

Thursday, 10th September, 2020 11:04am

By Mila Darling

Last chance to see exhibition from trio of relief printmakers

Katie's relief print of Madame Moth

There's only a week left to see this great exhibition by three Isle of Wight artists, Caroline Knox, Katie Stone and Jill Roe

Friday, 4th September, 2020 12:34pm

By Tayla Smith