Art Gallery 

At the west end of the Kerswell Farmhouse Barn is the former milking parlour of the farm, now converted into a small but exciting art gallery showing the collection of British Studio Arts (BSA). BSA was founded by Graham Hawkins in Kuwait 1996 with the prime objective of exhibiting and selling the work of the best of modern British studio artists. It focussed initially on studio ceramics but broadened to include glassmakers, painters, jewellers, photographers, textile artists and silversmiths. 
 
With the support of The British Council, British artists came to Kuwait including the painter Paul Riley and the potter Peter Sparrey, successful ventures which were followed by BSA running three British Embassy sponsored British Art Festivals in 2000-2002 and many more exhibitions at local galleries and the National Galleries of Kuwait and Bahrain. For his services to British art in Kuwait, Graham was given a Business Excellence Award by the British Business Forum in 2000. Exhibitions after 2005 included one person shows for the painters Endre Roder, George Lewis and Alan Reed. 
 
When Graham moved back to Devon in 2010 he decided to adapt his business to the Devon scene and currently represents 23 ceramicists, 3 glassmakers, 9 painters and 2 photographers. A wide range of work is on sale in the gallery including pieces by: 

Pottery 

Andrew Hill 
Anne James 
Antonia Salmon 
Caroline Whyman 
Catriona McCleod 
Christine Gittins 
Colin Pearson 
David Roberts 
Delan Cookson 
Eleanor Newell 
Emma Johnstone 
Gabriele Koch 
John Bedding 
John Nuttgens 
Julian Bellmont 
Marianne De Trey 
Mary Rich 
Nick Caiger-Smith 
Peter Sparrey 
Phyllis Dupuy 
Richard Boswell 
Tim Andrews 
Walter Keeler 

Glassmakers 

Norman Stuart Clarke 
Peter Layton 
Richard Shakspeare 

Painters 

Alan Reed 
Amy Goodman 
Bridget McCrum 
Endre Roder 
Frances Gynn 
George Lewis 
Gerry Dudgeon 
Jilly Sutton 
Paul Riley 

Photographers 

Francine Lawrence 
John Northcott 
Please click on the images to enlarge them 
Mary Rich 
Blue bowl 
Peter Layton 
Paradiso v form 
Frances Gynn 
Lefkas North Island 
Paul Riley 
St Marks 
George Lewis 
Rock Reflections II - Bandah Jissah, Oman 
Peter Sparrey 
Red raku vase 
John Northcott 
The Tomb of Humayun, Delhi 
beautiful and secluded with spectacular country views towards Dartmoor 
"beautiful and secluded with spectacular country views towards Dartmoor" 
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