The Art of the Gallery

Giles’ art is published by Whistlefish Galleries in Cornwall. Visitors to the South West will have become used to seeing his sea-life imagery appearing in the windows of their ten seaside galleries in St Ives, Padstow, Falmouth and Dartmouth – to name just a few. His work appears as a range of prints, the full list…

The Things People Say

People don’t readily say what they mean. Of course, face to face we are all very polite. Confronted by the artist with their work beside them, invariably very few of us would deem it fit to express a dislike or, worse still, shrug ambivalence. We hear a lot about the ills of social media and…

Painting A Space

‘Be Free’ (Oil, Acrylic & Mixed Media) 2019 Giles has recently been commissioned to create a bespoke piece for a converted fisherman’s cellars on the Lizard in Cornwall. Measuring two metres in length ‘Be Free’ creates a dramatic link between the cellars and the sea just metres from the cliff edge that the building overlooks. The space…

“Made Me Smile”

This is why I love doing what I do. It’s a privilege to be able to create something that someone wants to put on their wall and look at each day. These are just few wonderful comments people have been kind enough to pass on: “Thank you again for your lovely work which will take…

Inspiring Fish

The mackerel scad, or opelu, is a fish out of fashion in the UK. Traditionally used more as a bait fish, to catch larger fish such as marlin and tuna, it is a common tropical fish found around the world in huge schools either inshore or in the open ocean. In Hawaii this fish was…