Penn was born in London and studied at Hornsey School of Art, she moved to Cornwall over 40 years ago and lives in her studio at Carbis Bay, still young at heart.
Penn works in acrylic, watercolour and pastel across a wide variety of styles and themes including seascapes, sky and flowers. The following pages feature examples of Penn's work
Visitors are welcomed to her Studio. All who visit are made welcome and can relax in the sunroom.
Parties of up to 8 welcomed. Children welcome.
Admire Penn's art in your own time with no pressure and enjoy an extraordinary visit you won't forget.
A selection of paintings are available to buy online. Please view Gallery page for details.
How to get here
Leave the A3074 road to St Ives at Carbis Bay and turn left into Trencrom Lane.
.... New exhibition is a dazzling and delighful burst of colour and energy .... Penn's first solo show was only the beginning .... Frank Ruhrmund May 12th 1998
.... Penn's artistic wheel 'turns full circle' with show at Camborne. Freshness and vitality in work that is immensely satisfying .... The Cornishman May 7th 1998
.... Whether looking at flowers or fields, at Penwith's big skies or at its small secret cottages, there is a freshness and vitality, an overall sensuousness, in these paintings that is immensely satisfying ....
.... she has exhibited widely throughout this country and abroad from Camborne to Cuxhaven, receiving acclaim and a considerable following for her colourful and generally cheerful impressions of this part of the world .... Frank Ruhrmund
.... Her pictures reflects the same sense of excitement and exuberance for her subject matter, whether it be the local landscape, flower or figure studies, as she had when she first stood on Hawk's Point of Carbis Bay, upon which her studio is perched, and, like Keats' Stout Cortez silent upon a point in Darien, started with eagle and eager eyes upon St. Ives Bay and beyond [Penn's studio has since moved to Happy House at Carbis Bay].... Frank Ruhrmund, 9th August 2002
.... While, as only to be expected, seascapes are part of her oeuvre, as the title of her show suggests she also seeks inspiration in all sorts of subject matter, especially that of flowers. Indeed, whether looking at the 'the dolphin-torn, gong-tormented sea' which seems to stretch forever from her studio window to the distant horizon, or at 'flowers of all hue' many of them from her own colorful garden, as explosive as the initials of exhibition title are (TNT), this is a show likely to go with a bang .... [Penn's studio has since moved to Happy House at Carbis Bay]
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