Porthmeor Art Collective 11-16

11-16 Years

This project focuses on contemporary art practices and ideas,
taught professional artists.

11-16 Years | Porthmeor Art Collective

The Porthmeor Art Collective is workshops for young artists aged 11-16. Based at Porthmeor Studios, St Ives they are taught contemporary art practice by working artists and start finding their artistic voice.

Come join in on our locals’ sessions, Sundays once a month in term-time. 2pm to 4pm.
Autumn Term 2023 Dates: 15th October, 12th November, 10th December

We are happy to continue to offer limited FREE Scholarship places for those on low income. Please contact Cat Lee Youth Arts Manager for a Scholarship application form to apply. 

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Porthmeor Art Collective – Drawing Faces

Steven Buckler

Youth – Drawing – Figure

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Course ID: a00Nz000001yoT9
Active Instance: a02Nz0000002CebIAE, 10-Dec-2023

Do you find it difficult to draw people’s faces? Do you find yourself avoiding it? Learn from Steven Buckler whose background in animation and MA in illustration will help you tackle it.


10 Dec – 2 hour(s) 14:00 – £10 Full Request

School can feel so ‘samey’ even in GCSE Art. This gives me so much more than that and something else in my life to focus on.

Help support us

Established in 1938, St Ives School of Painting has been a registered charity since 2002.

Supported by kind donations from our students and sponsors Wilhelmina Barns-Graham TrustSt Ives RotaryThe National Lottery  we provide free or subsidised art classes for local young people. With 30% of young people in Cornwall living in poverty, these donations contribute directly to transforming young people’s lives and brightening Britain’s creative future.

Registered Charity no 1146825

Our supporters

Taylor Money

Taylor Money Wealth Management is a boutique family-owned business who have been working with high-net-worth clients for more than three decades. We help people make good decisions with their money.

St Ives Rotary St Ives

Rotary offer generous support to the Schools’ work with local young people. Part of the proceeds raised by the annual artist postcard sale held during the September Festival is donated to the School. This supports our Sunday Art Club as well as other creative programmes for local young people.

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust

Culture Camp is made possible by the generous support of the Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust. Their funds enable us to offer Culture Camp as an inclusion project, completely free and ring fenced to young people who would never normally have access to culture. This also includes an Arts Award accreditation to support their life chances.


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