Outside the Art Gallery, you will find Paul’s much-loved wire Dog called `Patch`, who looks in, admiring the shop window. Inside, there are other wire sculptures made by Paul, the impressive `To the Wire`, a life-size horse. `Copper` the recycled fox who sits on his bin ready to happily greet you. And `Grip` the raven, named after Charles Dicken's feathered companion. And if you look very carefully, we have `Inktails Mouse`, a little silver wire sculpture near his own artwork wall.
We are dog friendly! you are most welcome to bring your dog with you on a lead. We love your four legged friends, a tasty gravy bone awaits your pet, if they are allowed.
Inside we have a fine selection of hand selected artworks from some of the most popular Regional and Local Artists and Makers. Alongside, Paul’s exhibition of Inktails Mouse, Sculptures, Originals, Prints and Homeware items. We have an array of wonderful artworks and eclectic mediums from other talented Painters and Mixed Media artists, Ceramists, Glass and Felt makers, Wooden bird and stick carver, to a Candle-soot Artist. With four cabinets dedicated to our gifted Jewellers, housing beautiful pendants, earrings, bangles and brooches to choose from.
Our current exhibitors:
The talents of the wall:
Chris Sheehan (Acrylic on Rustic Reclaimed Slate Pieces. Highly collectable featuring local scenes & landscapes) Julia Seaton (Mixed Media - Attractive digital limited editions of well loved places & her famous travel prints of the local region), David Alderman (Oils - Fabulous, highly sought after Northern Artist featuring quirky dogs on urban streets). Hannah Dodd (Felt - Intricate and stunning sheep's wool large statement `Tree` Pictures. As seen on `Home is Where the Art is`, beautifully stitched and crafted. You can see the hours of work in each piece). S Lynne - (Wire framed artwork) Beautiful, galvanised twisted wire trees with special adjournments hanging in the branch in box frames. Ember (Candle Soot on Glass) - unique and small beautiful burnt black images from candle flames burnt onto glass then framed.
Talents of the crafts:
Kay Stowell (Glass - Colourful and joyful landscapes and seascapes glass pictures for your wall. Plus hand-made glass characters and decorations for your house.) Karin Findell (Ceramic - Hand carved stoneware clays with bold and contemporary patterns in coloured slips. Karin's distinctive homeware crafts, flower vases and sculptural dioramas are a joy for the home) Helen Brocklehurst (Ceramic -Beautiful thrown bowls with intricate details, using a variety of glazes and glass. Inspired by detailed and repetitive patterns found in nature) Jo Harratt (Felt - Wonderful detailed hand-made felted creatures in quirky picture frames and picture frames boxes, incredible details gives Jo's pieces their own personalities, unique artworks from badgers to dogs)
Talents of the jewellers:
Jenny Rothwell (Silversmith & Printed / Hand Painted Aluminium - Beautiful, timeless collection of necklaces, earrings and bangles featuring flowers & insects from the meadows and rolling landscapes), Lucy Palmer (Precious metals - Spectacular necklaces in intricate hand-cut designs, inspired by stories, folk lore and the flora and fauna of the British countryside). Lyn Antley (Precious Metals - Stunning and enchanting creatures straight from fable and legend in an array of brooches, earrings, and necklaces). Tracy Connell (Base Metal & Vintage Images - Timeless collection of images in brooches, hanging by a leaping hare).
Plus many more artists who make our beautiful collection of nature inspired artist cards...
Staffed by Paul’s wife, Samantha and of course... Paul, we are both here to help you choose your special piece of Art for your home, assist you with colour decisions / measurements, or guide you with commissions ideas or gift choices. We offer Gift Vouchers and can even help you create bespoke Wedding Lists. Have a special Anniversary or Birthday?
We are situated on Park Lane, which is home to lots of lovely independent shops, homely cafes and village pubs. By visiting us, you can easily whittle away a full afternoon. At the tip of the street is Poynton’s famous Jubilee Iron Drinking Fountain (not in use) and St George’s Church, there is also the beautiful Poynton Pool and parkland located a short five-minute walk from the centre, which is well worth a walk out too. A little further out from the village, a 5 minute drive away, is the Macclesfield Canal and Middlewood Way, a disused railway nature corridor stretching from Marple to Bollington, which is popular with walkers, cyclists and horse riders.
Usual Opening Times:
Open Tuesday to Saturday: 10am till 4pm.
Closed Sundays and Mondays (& the occasional Family Holiday throughout the year. Or on rare occurrences, closed for external meetings etc. If you are travelling from afar, it is advisable to contact us in advance to ensure that we are open to avoid disappointment.)
Please contact us if you wish to arrange a private preview.
Telephone: 01625 878910
Address: Paul Tavernor Gallery, 63 Park Lane, Poynton, Cheshire, SK12 1RD.
There is limited private parking for customers only, behind the Art Gallery. Alternative Car Parking is available in the Village.
All major debt and credit cards are accepted at the shop.