Jonathan Polkest is a Cornish painter and visual artist with a practise in Penzance, Cornwall. Born in The Isles of Scilly and attending the local five island school until joining the Redruth College of Art, Clinton Road, Redruth Cornwall.
Working as a Set Designer and Scenic Artist in Bristol and South Wales. Fine art practice co-exists with teaching and community art committment, visiting tutor at Goldsmiths College and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Credited with Set Designs in various London venues.
Community Art in Cornwall, London and schools nationwide.
Exhibiting in London, Cornwall and at a few places between as well as a spell in Australia and a Nordic Tour of Paintings on the Poet Jack Clemo's Landscape in Cornwall.