Current Exhibitions

23 November 2019 – 18 January 2020 – Imagine Falmouth, bi-annual open, Falmouth Art Gallery, Falmouth, Cornwall

16 November 2019 – 2 January 2020 – Christmas Open, St Ives Society of Artists, St Ives, Cornwall

Recent Past Exhibitions

2019

10 September to 8 November 2019 – Art in the Atrium, Heartlands, Redruth, Cornwall – Shelley Thornton solo show, Red River – showcasing Shelley’s most recent works alongside those from the last 15 years that abstract from the geography and geology of West Cornwall. Depicting elements from the natural landscape and those of mineral extraction and connecting them with the human condition, many feature Cornish words.  Heartlands is the perfect space for this exhibition being a World Heritage site dedicated to mining in the area.

1 to 7 June 2019 –  The Crypt Gallery, St Ives Society of Artists, St Ives, Cornwall – Shelley Thornton solo show, Double Edged – referring to the form of hard edged painting typifying Shelley’s artworks as well as reflecting the seeming dichotomy of city and sea her work represents.

May 2019 – Open Studios Cornwall 2019, Trinity Watch, St Ives, Cornwall

2018

Christmas Open, St Ives Society of Artists, St Ives, Cornwall

July 2018 – Salthouse Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall -Shelley Thornton solo show, of City, of Sea

May/June 2018 – Scarlet Wines, Lelant, St Ives, Cornwall – Shelley Thornton solo show, of City, of Sea

Spring Open, St Ives Society of Artists, St Ives, Cornwall

2017

June 2017 – Salthouse Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall – joint exhibition of Shelley Thornton and Sarah Frost, Full Circle

March 2017 – Cafe Art, St Ives, Cornwall – Shelley Thornton solo show, Taking Flight

2016

April 2016 – St Ives Arts Club, St Ives, Cornwall – joint exhibition of Shelley Thornton and Gerald Hosking, oceans apART

2015

June/July 2015 – Maritime House Art Space, Falmouth – Shelley Thornton solo show, Abstractions & Refractions on the Beach

June 2015 – St Ives Arts Club, St Ives, Cornwall – joint exhibition of Shelley Thornton and Gerald Hosking, From Reality to Refraction on the Beach

2014

May 2014St Ives Arts Club, St Ives, Cornwall – Shelley Thornton solo show, 10 Years

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