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Art Group Publishing History with Beside The Wave Gallery

Many art cards and posters are available for sale across the world with the names of artists John Dyer and Joanne Short together with the 'Beside The Wave Gallery' name, which were published by the Art Group in London and are licensed to the artists. Artists John Dyer and Ted Dyer founded Beside The Wave Gallery in 1989, but the business was sold several years later.

The publishing range of 'Beside The Wave' items associated with artists John Dyer and Joanne Short became hugely popular in the late 1990s and sold hundreds of thousands of copies a year across the globe making the artists' names synonymous with the gallery. Many homes across the world will have copies of these posters hung on their walls.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust has a number of these famous posters that were donated by the artists and framed by the Friends of the Hospital. The Audiology department has a very good display of these and a plaque commemorating the artist's gift of the John Dyer-Beside The Wave Gallery Poster range.

The posters can be purchased in their new updated forms from The John Dyer Gallery or in their original forms by searching the internet.

The John Dyer Gallery provides continuity and a professional point of contact for collectors of the artists' work.

We have included below a selection of the many posters distributed globally via Habitat, the Art Group and Poster Shops. Many of these posters are still available and many hundreds of thousands are still in circulation making John Dyer and Joanne Short two of the world's best known contemporary artists.

John Dyer Art Group Beside The Wave Gallery art poster of Fowey in Cornwall

The above poster Sunday Sailing Fowey 'John Dyer - Beside The Wave Gallery' 

John Dyer Art Group Beside The Wave Gallery art poster of Calella in Spain

The above poster Calella in Spain 'John Dyer- Beside The Wave Gallery'

John Dyer Art Group Beside The Wave Gallery art poster of Falmouth in Cornwall

The above art poster 'Great big busy boats John Dyer - Beside The Wave Gallery' is available in its new form.

John Dyer Art Group Beside The Wave Gallery art poster of Halle Bop Comet over Falmouth in Cornwall

The above poster 'Hale Bop Comet John Dyer - Beside The Wave Gallery' is available in its new form and also as a signed artist print.

This poster is also part of the public collection of art at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro.

John Dyer Art Group Beside The Wave Gallery art poster of Campion Days, Flushing, Cornwall. As featured on BBC Eastenders
The above poster 'Campion Days - John Dyer - Beside The Wave Gallery' is available it its new form.
Did you know that this John Dyer poster was made really famous as it appeared on the BBC Eastenders TV series for a number of years!

John Dyer Art Group Beside The Wave Gallery art poster of Cape Cornwall

The above John Dyer poster of Cape Cornwall - John Dyer - Beside The Wave Gallery is available in its new form. It is also available as an artist signed print.

John Dyer Art Group Beside The Wave Gallery art poster of Port Loe in Cornwall

The above John Dyer art poster 'Portloe - John Dyer - Beside The Wave Gallery' is available in its new form. And as a vintage style art poster.

John Dyer Art Group Beside The Wave Gallery art poster of Boats and Ropes, St Ives, Cornwall
The above art poster 'Boats and Ropes St Ives - John Dyer - Beside The Wave Gallery' is available in its new form. It is also available as an artist signed print.

John Dyer Art Group Beside The Wave Gallery art poster of Mad Dogs and Cornismen, Flushing Beach, Cornwall
The above poster 'Mad Dogs and Cornishmen - John Dyer - Beside The Wave Gallery' is available in its new form. It is also available as a signed artist print.

Joanne Short Art Group Beside The Wave Gallery art poster of Provence

The above poster of Provence 'Joanne Short - Beside The Wave Gallery' is available in its new form.

Joanne Short Art Group Beside The Wave Gallery art poster of Provence

The above poster of Provence 'Joanne Short - Beside The Wave Gallery' is available in its new form.

Art Group Beside The Wave Gallery art cards by John Dyer
John Dyer published many hundreds of thousands of art cards with Beside The Wave Gallery and the world's largest arts publisher The Art Group. We now have a new range of cards online and a new publisher that supplies retail outlets across the UK including Waterstones book shops.

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