Public Talks

Public art talks Cath Wallace

Introduction to Public talks

Catherine Wallace has many years experience of giving  art history lectures to a wide variety of groups, societies and Friends organisations including The Friends of Penlee House, Friends of Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, St. Ives September Festival, Newlyn Arts Festival, the Friends of Dame Laura Knight Society and The Arts Society.

Catherine’s specialism is Cornish Art and crafts  as well as Cornish garden history and includes:

Alfred De Pass (1861 – 1952) 50 years of philanthropy 

Alfred Wallis  (1855 – 1942)

Barbara Hepworth DBE (1903 – 1975)

Barbara Tribe FRBS (1913 – 2000)

*Charles Napier Hemy RA (1841 – 1917)

*Cornish Art 1940 – to present day  (including painting, sculpture and printmaking)

Cornish Crafts (ceramics, jewellery, textiles, wood, metal work)

Dod Procter RA (1892 – 1972) 

Falmouth Artists 1880 – 1940 

Harold Harvey (1874 – 1941)

Henry Scott Tuke RA (1858 – 1929) 

*Laura Knight DBE RA (1877 – 1970) 

*Munnings in Cornwall  (1908  – 1917)

*Newlyn and Lamorna Artists 1900- 1955

*Newlyn School Artists 1880  – 1930 

Rural Realism: The Influence of Jules Bastien -Lepage on the Newlyn School artists and their International Contemporaries 

*S.J. Lamorna Birch RA (1869 – 1955)

*The Coast of Cornwall in Art Turner to the Present Day 

*The First Colony of Artists in St. Ives (1890 – 1940) 

The History of Cornish Gardens, the houses and the families that built them 

*The Nicholsons: An Artistic Dynasty including Sir William, Mabel, Ben ,Winifred and Kate Nicholson,

Stanhope Forbes RA (1857 – 1947) and Elizabeth Forbes (1859 – 1912)

Thomas Cooper Gotch (1854 – 1931)

*Walter Langley Ri (1852 – 1922)

Women Artists in Cornwall 1880 – 1940 

*Women Artists in Cornwall 1940 – Present Day 

Catherine also gives lectures on

*Artists Gardens – Including Monet, Sorolla, William Morris, Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant and Roger Fry, Barbara Hepworth and Derek Jarman

*Turner’s Legacy- Impressionists in Venice featuring Turner, Whistler, Monet, Manet, Sargent, H.S.Tuke, F. Brangwyn, F. Bramley, L.Suthers, Edward Seago, Ken Howard etc

*War Artists 1914 – 1919

*War Artists 1939 – 1945

 *lectures available as live Zoom lectures or recorded online videos via this website

To enquire  about giving a lecture to your group or Society please contact Catherine here