Jo Witherington Artist in Cumbria. Prints, postcards and limited edition artwork.

New!! 2 x 3 inch Lake District fridge magnets available in 9 designs.  Please visit the shop to purchase!


Jo Witherington Artist in Cumbria

 

Original Art and Gifts Inspired by Great British Places


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Welcome to our website, formerly Stoney Broke Designs, featuring original art and gifts by local Cumbria artist Jo Witherington.

Browse through our collection of posters and postcards, all inspired by the most iconic and recognisable scenes in Cumbria and Cornwall.  Perfect for gifts for friends and family, or perhaps a memento of your holiday.




Lake District Art

Cornwall Art

About Jo


Jo Witherington was born in rural Cambridgeshire, eventually moving to the Lakes in 2012.  She did not go to art school, but there is a strong artistic tradition in the family with Jo being related to a number of Royal Academicians including William F Witherington, who has paintings held in the Tate; and Henry William Pickersgill, the celebrated portrait painter who exhibited alongside J M W Turner and John Constable.  She is the National Trust’s official art supplier in the Lake District.

Stoney Broke Designs was started by Jo in 2014, when she was, literally that - stoney broke.  Working long hours on low wages after years overseas; she decided that there must be a more fulfilling way to make ends meet than cleaning toilets and pulling pints.  It was a dismal winter’s day in the Lake District when Jo finally decided to do something about her situation.  A trip to the local art supplier later, and ‘Stoney’ began in a junk-free corner of her tiny staff flat.  A few years on, and art has become her business, as well as a way of life.

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 Stockists (Printed Merchandise)
     
Lake District
 
Glenridding Gallery, Ullswater
Cherrydidi, Ambleside (all designs)
Cherrydidi, Keswick (all designs)
Hill Top National Trust Shop
Aira Force Visitor Centre
Steam Yacht Gondola, Coniston Water
Wasdale Head Campsite Retail
National Trust Shop, Scafell Pike Carpark Wasdale
Great Langdale Campsite Retail
Low Wray Campsite Retail
Eskdale Campsite Retail

Cornwall
Charlestown Harbour Shop

Custom Giftware and Fine Art Commissions

We work in collaboration with charities and small businesses to produce unique and eye-catching paper based giftware, specialising in niche tourist locations.  Everything we sell is printed in the UK on papers that are either FSC compliant, recycled or made from sustainably managed sources. Packaging is either recyclable or made from recycled materials.  Our products are popular - to date, over 60 000 of Jo's images have been sold in different forms, shipping as far as Australia and the USA.  We welcome enquiries from retailers.

WE DO WHOLESALE !

Fine art commissions are sometimes undertaken and start at £500 for smaller bespoke pieces.  Please feel free to contact us with queries or for availability.

Work Blog

  • Original Painting of Castle Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall by Jo Witherington

Castle Beach

Anna's Beach - Apart from the campsite, Falmouth was the first stop in our Cornish exploration. We travelled here from ....

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  • Original Painting of St Michael's Mount by Artist Jo Witherington

St Michael's Mount

For a long time, I was more aware of the French ‘Mont St Michel’ in Normandy than I was of our own smaller version. In fact...

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  • Original Painting of Mousehole, in Cornwall, by Artist Jo Witherington

Mousehole

‘MOU.ZEL. it’s pronounced MOU.ZEL,’ says Anna.  ‘You should definitely go there, it’s great.’ ‘It does sound great’, I say. ‘By the way that’s....

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