We are a non-profit, artist-led residency, project, and meeting space in Redruth, Cornwall.

If you are an artist or organisation seeking space please see our opportunities page for details.



December – January Resident Artists Opening

Come along to BLW on Friday evening (26 Jan) from 6pm to see what our recent residents @emmadigerudwhite, @atodd.art, @twistinbendavies and @ruthbatemanartist have been up to through December and January!
Open again on Saturday 10-4pm, all very welcome!
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December’s artists in Residence

We are pleased to be hosing artists A.Todd, Ben Davies, Emma Digerd-White and Ruth Bateman during December.The group met on the Newlyn School of Arts year long mentoring programme.

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Shallal would like to invite you to join them for a Sharing this Saturday 1-4pm for coffee and cake after another great month in Back Lane West


Shallal is excited to be back!
“Back Lane West residency is always a highlight of my year” Jo Willis creative director
A chance to explore and deepen our processes, collaborations and opportunities. To immerse ourselves in cross art forms and collaborations.
To have more time to explore and ‘play.’
This year we are pleased to be part of Flamm with Rise and Fall showcasing Janet Holland’s vibrant work, with film, music and dance inspired by and surrounding it.
Saturday 26 October 12-6pm https://flamm.creativekernow.org.uk/event/rise-and-fall-shallal-artists/
with dancers response from 1-1.30pm
With residency artist Anna Willis https://www.instagram.com/anna__sophronia/?hl=en
we are researching artistic relationships, process and materials for our Tate St Ives Winter Festival commission, which has come from explorations from our 2022 residency https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39Vqu-AjK2s
We are enabling solo artists to have more studio time ie: Bobby Johnson who is the Roy Ray legacy winner for St Ives School of Painting https://shallal-arts.blogspot.com/2023/10/back-lane-west-2023-yay-and-some-news.html
Along with so much more and we hope the ’50 Coats’ will get an airing!
We aim to have a Sharing during the weekend of 28/29 October, times tbc.

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