St Ives Bay Line art competition – shortlists and winners
An amazing 75 sketches were submitted by professionals and hobbyists alike in our competition to design Direction of Travel signs for Lelant and Carbis Bay stations.
These are the shortlisted entries. Keep scrolling to see who won!
A huge thanks to everyone who took part and to our team of judges. The completed signs will be launched this spring. Project part-funded by the Community Rail Development Fund, which is backed by the Department for Transport and the Community Rail Network.
Carbis Bay shortlist
Holly Astle | hollyastle.co.uk
Megs Johnson | megsjohnson.com
Emily Thomas | instagram.com/frogandthetadpoles
Louise Hannaford | instagram.com/mosshand
Tamsin Page | artstation.com/cheese_cheese
Stevie McCrindle | seamoorcornwall.co.uk
Hannah Beech | etsy.com/shop/MerryAndBrightUK
Frederick Davis | fgdavis.com
Lois Hinshelwood | instagram.com/proper__signs
Sam Fred Hinton | instagram.com/samfredhinton
Carbis Bay WINNER
Darcy Flint | darcyflint.com
In Darcy’s words:
The image is full of direct motifs; In the centre of the image is a mineshaft paying homage to Peter Lanyon’s seminal image ’St Just’, whilst forms similar to those used by Barbara Hepworth are scattered throughout, the work of Ben Nicholson is mirrored specifically in the top left of the landscape, the futuristic work of Naum Gabo influenced the construction on the left hand side of the beach and finally the little row of houses is a salute to the great Alfred Wallis.
The exaggerated scale of the buildings, coupled with the boldness of forms and colour are an attempt to create an image which can be appreciated both on the platform and from the train. In the image I wanted to highlight monuments which are key to St Ives’ and Carbis bay’s economy and social landscape, with the mining and hospitality industries key to the communities prosperity.
Alesa Design | alesadesign.etsy.com
Jenna Witts | jennawitts.com
Marina Bright | instagram.com/marinabright
Sally Carver | stivesglassstudio.co.uk
Tabitha Fulham | instagram.com/teapot_tillustrations
Emily Stanbury | instagram.com/emily_stanbury
Alex Stowe | alexstowe15.myportfolio.com/work
Kate Fjelle | facebook.com/KateFjelleArt
Kyanna Cleave | instagram.com/illustrationsbyki
Caroline Wallis | instagram.com/caroline_wallis_dark_artist
Joanne Tyler | joannetyler.com
Marianne Thomas | facebook.com/inkandafrotattoostudio/photos
In Marianne’s words
As an artist and like so many before me my artwork focuses on the unique light that St.Ives is famous for. This part of the Cornish Coast is trimmed by the hedgerow and I have used the beauty and form of it to create my surfer with blackberry bush hair.
The picturesque St.Erth bridge is the start to the journey with it’s red river and seagulls accompanying the surfer through the clouds on a bright red surfboard. Whilst paintbrushes and art tools are being stored in the cloud amongst the rocks and flowers to signify the arrival in St.Ives.
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