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.

THEM 2 fill art_house_life with Xmas cheer and laughter for DementiaUK

Donna and Joan

The ‘furiously fabulous females aka THEM 2’ performed their quirky mix of poetry, prose and anecdotes in aid of Dementia UK last weekend in Ventnor.

Wednesday, 13th December, 2017 6:50pm

By Joanna Kori

Winter exhibition for Ventnor Artists Collective

ku gallery - streetview

The group’s first exhibition starts with a special opening night on 7th December – at The Ku Gallery and Ventnor Exchange and continues until the 20th December.

Wednesday, 29th November, 2017 4:32pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Pride announce exciting joint Pride arts initiative

iw pride deck chair

Another great coup for Isle of Wight Pride as new initiative to enhance the Island’s excellent reputation as an Arts destination.

Thursday, 16th November, 2017 7:38am

By Matthew Bundy

Don’t miss ‘Illumination’ presentation by Isle of Wight artists

illlumination exhibition

Isle of Wight artists Marius von Brasch and Howard Hardiman will be discussing their latest exhibition 'ILLUMINATION' on Friday evening at Quay Arts.

Thursday, 12th October, 2017 1:56pm

By Georgia Newman

The Freshwater Circle: Artists, musicians, poets and dancers share their take

out of the shadows cropped

This weekend sees the launch of a programme of creative responses by Quay Crafts and Friends to the Freshwater Circle. Head to Dimbola Museum and Galleries to find out more.

Wednesday, 11th October, 2017 9:13am

By Rachel Tait

Local author makes a splash with competition to launch her latest book

Zoe Sadler Colouring

To celebrate the launch of her latest book, children’s author and illustrator Zoe Sadler has teamed up with Waterstones to run a colouring competition.

Thursday, 5th October, 2017 8:15am

By Zoe Sadler

Quay Arts announce their Winter Open: Get involved

Quay Arts - paper open exhibition

Do you produce contemporary paper craft, illustration and book art? Want to take part in an exhibition at Quay Arts? OnTheWight has details of a new Open Exhibition.

Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017 3:56pm

By Georgia Newman

Quay Arts is ‘the’ place to be this Friday night

quay arts on friday night

There's something for everyone at Quay Arts tonight (Friday). Two exhibition openings, live music from an incredibly talented folk/classical guitarist and the LBGT+ meet-up.

Friday, 29th September, 2017 10:01am

By Sally Perry

Shimmering Musicians: Clean Bandit skater launches new exhibition

nick martin and shimmering artists

Nick Martin’s exhibition ‘Shimmering Musicians’ opens this Friday, 29th September at Quay Arts. All are welcome to the preview event between 6-8pm.

Wednesday, 27th September, 2017 11:20am

By Nick Martin

Illumination: New work by Marius von Brasch and Howard Hardiman

Illumination artwork by howard hardiman

Two Isle of Wight artists have been on a year-long journey finding common threads of storytelling and mythological tales within their work. See the results in this upcoming exhibition at Quay Arts.

Friday, 15th September, 2017 4:03pm

By Georgia Newman

Calling all artists: Deadline for art commission imminent

art commission

The deadline for submissions for the Wild about Wight art commission is midnight on Friday 1st September 2017. Read on for details of how to apply.

Thursday, 31st August, 2017 3:08pm

By Georgia Newman

Prolific Ventnor artist exhibits latest work

Boney happy hour

This week sees the last chance to catch the exhibition of prolific Ventnor artist, Boney, at Ventnor library.

Tuesday, 29th August, 2017 8:23am

By Sally Perry