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A VISIT TO THE TATE MODERN ST IVES

Title: A VISIT TO THE TATE MODERN ST IVES
Description: MY LARGE SIZE DEEP EDGE CANVASE 24X18 INCHES THE TATE IS ON THE SEA FRONT IN ST IVES== BUT WHEN I HITCHHICKED TO CORNWALL IN 1957 I STAYED IN ST IVES--- IN THE OLD GAS WORKS ====================== NOW THE TATE SITE SO THATS WHY IT ENDED UP IN SUTCH A GREAT SPOT ON THE SEA FRONT--- ----------------------------------- WHERE THEY NOW DO ALL THE SURFING THERE WAS NO SURFING IN CORNWALL AT THAT TIME --IT FIRST CAME TO NEWQUAY IN 1958 WHERE I MET MY WIFE IN 1960
Size: 24X18
Format: Original artwork
Presentation: Framing not necessary
Medium: Oil
Genre: Landscape, Seascape
Colour: Multi
Keywords: TATE GALLERY ST IVES
Delivery Details: FREE TO THE UK
Price: £245.00
Status: For Sale

Artist Information

Name: JIM RODGERS
Phone: 01872510622
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JIM RODGERS

Artist Biography:

I STARTED MT PAINTING AT 63 YEARS OLD
,AFTER COLLECTING NAIVE ART HERE IN CORNWALL
FOR MANY YEARS
PARTICULARY FRED YATES
AND JOAN GILLCREST
AMONG OTHERS
SO I DECIDED TO BE SELF TAUGHT
AS I THINK NAIVE ART IS FROM THE HEART
NOT FROM AN ART SCHOOL
SO AS I HAD BEEN RENOVATING ANTIQUE
FURNITURE ALSO MAKING RECLAIMED FURNITURE
FOR THE LAST 40 YEARS I JUST SAW THIS AS A NEW
PROJECT FOR ME IN MY RETIRMENT FROM FURNITURE MANUFACTURING
================================
SO I WENT TO BRITTANY IN FRANCE
PURCHASED AND RENOVATED AN OLD SMALL HOTEL
IN A VILLAGE CALLED WHEALGOAT IN THE NATIONAL
PARK AREA AND FOREST


TURNING IT INTO MY OWN GALLERY AND STUDIO
CALLED THE GALERIE DE A CASCADE
WITH ONLY MY WORK
I DID THIS FOR 5 SUMMERS
THEN RETURNING TO PENZANCE IN THE WINTERS
, THIS GAVE ME TIME
TO FIND MY OWN STYLE OF NAIVE ART
THIS I THINK I HAVE ACHEIVED
AND HAPPY TO SAY I HAVE NOW SOLD APROX 8OO PAINTINGS AFTER SOME 17 YEARS AS AM NOW 80 YEARS OLD
I NOW ONLY SELL ON LINE
OR FROM MY OWN GARDEN GALLERY AT HOME
AS ALL THE SIX GALLERYS I DID SHOW IN
HAVE NOW CLOSED BECAUSE OF THE VIRASE
SO NOW I SELL
AT THE SAME PRICE I WAS RECIEVING FROM THE GALLERYS
THATS HALF THE GALLERY PRICES AS GALLERYS DID TAKE
50 TO 55% COMISSION SO NOW
I PASS THIS ON TO MY CUSTOMERS
AT THE LOWER PRICE
I HOPE THS HELPS
AND I CAN CONTINUE PAINTING FOR A FEW YEARS YET
I HAVE WORKED FOR MY SELF ALL MY LIFE FROM 23 YEARS OLD IN THE ANTIQUE TRADE AND RENOVATION TRADE
OR UP CYCLING AS ITS CALLED NOWDAYS
FINDING AND RENOVATING FURNITURE AND ANTIQUES
AND MAKEING FURNITURE FROM RECLAIMED TIMBERS

LETS HOPE 2021 IS A BETTER YEAR FOR EVERY ONE
THANKS JIM RODGERS

Artist News/Exhibitions:

MY OWN GARDEN GALLERY
OPEN BY PHONE ARANGMENT
MOST OF THE YEAR
IN MITCHELL VILLAGE
CORNWALL
OPEN IN THE SUMMER
OR BY ARRANGEMENT THE DAY BEFORE
RING 01872 510622 FOR MORE INFO
NORMALY UP TO 100 PAINTING TO VIEW NOW
IN MANY SIZE,S OF CANVAS,S


I AM NOT SHOWING IN ANY OTHER GALLERYS
IN CORNWALL NOW
ALL DUE TO THE VIRAS

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