Second exhibition at the Stone Gallery is opened by Sir James Bowman, Chairman of the National Coal Board. Sid Chaplin reviews the exhibition in the Guardian newspaper. Two paintings are purchased for the Laing Art Gallery‘s Collection. Meets Jack Lawson at The Stone Gallery. 1961 Cornish works compared with Toulouse-Lautrec’s work on ‘Your Kind of Music’ competed by Spike Milligan and produced by Peter Glover for Tyne Tees Television. Stone Gallery letters to Cornish: pressure from his agent, Mick Marshall to leave Dean & Chapter Colliery to become full time professional artist.