Popular Original Works Now Available

Two popular Giles Ward paintings are available again for sale. Until recently both have been part of an exhibition of works at South Sands Hotel and Restaurant near Salcombe. ‘Rainbow Trout’ is a popular selling art print and acrylic print published by Whistlefish Galleries in Cornwall, whilst ‘South Devon Lobster’ is published as a strictly limited…

In Praise of Independent Galleries

We are very lucky in this country to have many wonderful independent galleries all supporting and promoting our artists. Giles currently exhibits in a a number of these throughout the South and South West. Running an independent commercial art gallery is a true labour of love. It takes passion, patience and a great eye. Art…

Picture the Algarve

The Algarve has long been a rich source of inspiration for artists. The stark white light and succulent colours offering a stunning vibrancy – from the over-flowing market stall with its eclectic variety of foods, bustling village squares, full beaches and, of course, clear blue sea. So, it is no surprise that Giles Ward’s paintings…

A Matter of Scale

The Summer months are busy for Giles both in the studio – and out. Dry weather and clear light offer the opportunity to create larger works that demand outside space and good weather to be able to develop. One larger piece ‘Sea Bream Head’ measuring over 1 metre square grew from a base of house…

Limited Edition Prints

We currently have three strictly limited edition hand-signed prints available: The very popular ‘Devon Shore Crab’, ‘Fish Supper’ and, newly released for Summer 2018, ‘South Devon Lobster’. ‘Devon Shore Crab’ (oil & acrylic 2017) ‘Fish Supper’ (oil & mixed media 2017) ‘South Devon Lobster’ (oil & acrylic 2018)   All three come in a strictly…

Whistlefish Galleries, Cornwall

There is a wonderful synergy between Whistlefish Galleries and Giles’ current collection of paintings of fish and shellfish. Whistlefish is an art publisher based in Cornwall with ten galleries dotted along the South West coastline. Many are in wonderful seaside locations like St Ives, Dartmouth, Padstow and Looe, to name a few. These are evocative…

When a Picture Leaves Home

They’re all your babies. You’ve seen them grow up and take on a life of their own. And then they leave home for good.   ‘Shore Crab’ has recently been exhibited at Corte Real Gallery in The Algarve and this week has found a new home out in Portugal. Let’s hope his new parents enjoy having…

Gallery @500ft, Lynton

  This stunning gallery in the heart of Lynton, North Devon has been lovingly developed by Helen and Paul whose fantastic eye for not only great art, but also wonderful sensibility how to present it, makes this gallery such a delight to spend time in. Offering a mix of gifts, crafts, sculpture and art, Helen…

Whistlefish’s New Gallery in Mevagissey

Mevagissey is an iconic Cornish fishing village: The attractive old town was once the centre of Cornwall’s pilchard fishery and it still boasts a working harbour with small fishing boats lining up against the wall. Narrow streets and steep valley sides lead down to the centre of old Mevagissey and its distinctive twin harbour. It is…

South Sands Hotel & Restaurant

EXHIBITION OF WORK – SUMMER 2018 South Sands Hotel and Restaurant is famous for its stunning location overlooking the beautifully unspoilt South Sands Beach near Salcombe in South Devon. It is one of only a handful of hotels in the UK that sits directly on the beach, offering guests to its fabulous restaurant un-paralled views across…

Whistlefish Galleries 3 for 2 Promotion

For a limited time only Whistlefish Galleries are offering 3 for 2 on selected small framed prints. Whistlefish Galleries in Cornwall publish Giles’ art. They have ten galleries around the South West coast including; St Ives, Newquay, Falmouth, Looe, Fowey, Plymouth and Dartmouth. Buy Now