Sussex ArtBeat

Art on show in Brighton and Hove & East and West Sussex

LAST CHANCE TO SEE: New Work by Susan Evans – an Exhibition ** until 21 July 2018 ** Naked Eye Gallery

… Naked Eye are delighted to have a new exhibition with award winning artist Susan Evans. Well known for her powerful and dramatic cloudscapes, seascapes and landscapes on canvas, Susan … Continue reading

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Comfort Zone – Art about drones, bombing and the war on terror – socially engaged art showcased at Brighton’s MA Fine Art show July 7-14 2018

Originally posted on Raphael by the Sea:
Raqqa after the liberation 3 25 June 2018. At first glance, the paintings look like attractive impressions of desert lands. Closer examination reveals…

June 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Omer Fast: 5000 Feet is the Best (a film about drone warefare) plus At Altitude :: Towner :: 2 Jun – 30 Sep 2018

A film about drone warfare (5,000 Feet), will be accompanied by an exhibition of visual art (At Altitude) related events, at the Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne 2 June – … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Inward Sky :: Sam Hewitt :: Dynamite Gallery :: 28 April – 13 May 2018

  Following a sell-out solo show at Dynamite Gallery in 2017, Brighton artist Sam Hewitt returns with a new body of work titled Inward Sky. Featuring ten new paintings in Hewitt’s … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Gilbert & George :: Brighton Museum :: 28 April to 2 September 2018

Gilbert & George are a Turner Prize-winning artist partnership who have created art and shared their lives together for fifty years. By presenting themselves as ‘living sculptures’ they challenge the … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Art Auction: MAFA Catalogue 2018 ** 23-27 April

  The MAFA Fine Art Auction is taking place at Grand Parade Foyer at the University of Brighton from the 23rd – 27th April 2018, with online bidding here mafacatalogue2018 … Continue reading

April 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Art Show: The Italian Job. An art collaboration with Dadaprojects ** 4 May – 3 June 2018 ** Naked Eye Gallery

” Made in Italy – known throughout the world”, the talent and quality which has always distinguished Italian art and design will be on show in the vibrant Naked Eye … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Artists Open Houses ** 5-28 May 2018 ** Brighton, Hove, Coastal, Ditchling, Hassocks

  The May 2018 Artists Open houses Festival will run weekends 5th-28th May Pick up a brochure at: Brighton and Hove train stations, libraries, museums, tourist information centres and, from … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Art Show: John Watkiss: A Retrospective ** 1-14 Feb 2018 ** Naked Eye Gallery

  ‘Painting and art for me is a means of showing the world a vision which I have seen with my mind, not with my eyes – which I use … Continue reading

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Art Show: Jo Hathaway – The Memory of Landscape ** 28 Nov – 3 Dec 2017 ** Gallery 40, Brighton

Jo Hathaway about her work: “Seamus Heaney wrote: ‘Between my finger and thumb/the squat pen rests/I’ll dig with it’ – I think this is what I try to do with … Continue reading

November 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

illumination Exhibition|30th Sept to 16th Oct 2017| Kellie Miller Arts, Brighton

Four women, four unique ways of creating and using light, reflecting and absorbing.  Illumination Exhibition is about the interpretation of light in an artist’s work and the revealing of the … Continue reading

October 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Is this art? Help needed at Sussex Art newsletter – volunteers and maybe more

Dear valued Readers and Followers of Sussex Artbeat, You may have noticed that the frequency of posts at Sussex Artbeat has dropped over recent months. The volunteers that provide you … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brighton Print Fair ** 15-24 Sep 2017 ** Phoenix Brighton

Brighton Print Fair is a new selling event taking place over ten days promoting printmaking in all its various forms. 80+ printmakers will exhibit their work showing a wide rang … Continue reading

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Art Show: BLACK WHITE LIGHT DARK 2017 ** 2 Sep – 1 Oct 2017 **  Cameron Contemporary Art

Cameron’s September Exhibiton showcases works of depth, richness and variety within an essentially monochromatic palette. In turn serious and playful, these pieces draw in the viewer using the most subtle … Continue reading

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Photography Show: Expectations and Lessons in Forgiveness/Three Letters + ** 30 Sep – 6 Oct 2017 ** Naked Eye Gallery

The Naked Eye Gallery are pleased to be hosting a double photographic exhibition by established photographer Hannah O’Hara and up-and-coming photographer Zachary Innes-Mulraine between 30th September and 6th October.   … Continue reading

August 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Art Show: stilleven – Chris Kettle ** 1-28 Sep 2017 ** Naked Eye Gallery

  The Naked Eye Gallery are pleased to be hosting an exhibition by renowned Brighton based Still Life artist Chris Kettle. Inspired by the light within the darkness of Dutch … Continue reading

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Brunswick Art Fair: Sunday 9 July 2017

Showcase for Sussex artists exhibiting paintings, prints, photographs, cards, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery in Brunswick Square on Sunday 9 July – free entry. https://www.facebook.com/BrunswickTownArtFair/

July 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Before words: latest contemporary art at the MA Fine Art show, Brighton University, 7- 15 July 2017

An inspiring exhibition of the latest in fine art will open on Friday 7 July 2017: the MA Fine Art Year End Show at Brighton University.  The art is diverse, … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Artists Open Studios at Phoenix Brighton – photoreview

Twice a year artists at Phoenix Brighton open their studio doors to the public, giving us a chance to see their works and have a chat. Phoenix Brighton Open Studios … Continue reading

May 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Life Rooms: Cathie Pilkington’s show at Brighton University

Cathie Pilkington sculpts children’s dolls, traumatised by life’s experience. The dolls are staged in archetypal situations, fairy stories from the dark side. Some of the tableaux deal refer to gender … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

Warning: we have met the enemy and he is us: political street art in Brighton

Socially engaged art. OK, call it political art. Actually, all art is political. If it ignores social problems, then it supports the status quo by default. If we paint pretty … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

Jake Wood Evans – baroque postmodern

Originally posted on Raphael by the Sea:
4 May 2017. Painter Jake Wood Evans is exhibiting at the YMCA HQ in Hove as part of Open House this month, and…

May 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Young people and local artists showcased at YMCA’s Hove HQ : Open Houses 2017

4 May 2017. YMCA DLG’s Hove head office is participating in Brighton Artists Open Houses Festival, showcasing creative works by local artists as well as our young people and staff. This … Continue reading

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Art Show: STRONG ** 1-28 May 2017 ** Naked Eye Gallery

Naked Eye Gallery are pleased to announce that there will be brand new work from local and international artists Christine Kowal Post, Gill del Mace and Ian Hodgson in our … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nova Pop – Billy Chainsaw :: Brush, Brighton :: 25 March – 07 April 2017

Billy Chainsaw brings a brand new solo art show to Brush Hair Salon and Gallery: NOVA POP! At Brush Hair Salon, Brighton 25 MARCH – 7 APRIL PRIVATE VIEW: 25 … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Winter 2016 ** 12 Nov – 23 Dec 2016 ** Cameron Contemporary Art

Cameron’s fourth Winter Show is again full of quality and diversity. With prices starting at £25 there is something to tempt every budget in the run up to Christmas. Alongside … Continue reading

November 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Christmas AOH 2016: PV at the Claremont Hotel, Hove, 24 Nov 2016 – Photoreview

Sussex Artbeat visited the Claremont Hotel at their opening of the Christmas Artists Open Houses 2016 exhibition. Here are some photos from the last night event:   More about the … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Christmas Exhibition ** 22 Oct – 23 Dec 2016 ** Naked Eye Gallery

Naked Eye’s 2016 Christmas Exhibition offers original paintings, sculptures, ceramics, mixed media art work, limited edition prints as well as cards and gifts. Perfect if you want to give someone … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: LAST SHOW at the Corridor Gallery! The heX-mas Bazaar ** 7-31 Dec 2016 ** Corridor Gallery, Brighton

  As some may know and some may not, Corridor Gallery has to announce the very sad news that we are closing our doors at the end of the year. … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Call for Artists: Public Art Commission, Knights Wood Housing Development, Tunbridge Wells, Kent ** deadline 27 Nov 2016

  The Dandara Group, working with Tunbridge Wells Borough Council are seeking proposals from artists and designers to create a statement sculptural work to be located in the Village Square … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Development Manager: Partnerships and Philanthropy, Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft ** deadline 9 Dec 2016

  Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft is a small cultural venue in the Sussex village of Ditchling.  Through a dynamic programme of free engagement outside the museum and village, … Continue reading

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Arts Jobs: Visitor Services + Cafe Assistant, Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft ** deadline 9 Dec 2016

  As a key member of the Visitor Services team you will welcome visitors to the museum, providing them with detailed information and consistently delivering the highest standards of friendly … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Office Manager, Brighton Fringe Ltd ** deadline 1 Dec 2016

Brighton Fringe Ltd seeks a highly motivated and dynamic individual for the position of Office Manager for Brighton Fringe, England’s largest arts festival and one of the largest fringe festivals … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Space Available: Artist/Maker/Designer/Creative/Curator Wanted ** Brighton

I have an intriguing studio/gallery space in the centre of Brighton which is not getting enough use as I am working most of the time at present. I am looking … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Workshop: Navigating the Changing Educational Landscape ** 23 Mar 2017 ** Brighton

*Subsidised Training Opportunity* Enabling Arts and Cultural Organisations to Navigate the Changing Educational Landscape 23rd March 2017, 10 am- 4 pm, Lighthouse, Brighton This workshop aims to support arts and cultural … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blood and bones (and being a woman): Meet the artist – Eve Shepherd

On Saturday 26th of August, from 2-4pm Corridor Gallery will be hosting an “#AskTheArtist” Q& A session, with Eve Shepherd creator of the Blood and Bones exhibition. “Corridor Gallery are … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

 Brighton and Hove’s Artists Open Houses ** 26 Nov – 11 Dec 2016 ** Brighton, Hove, Ditchling

Visiting the Artists Open Houses Christmas Festival is a great way to take the strain out of Christmas shopping and this Christmas the AOH Festival is bigger and better than … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Century: 100 Modern British Artists ** 23 Oct 2016 – 8 Jan 2017 ** Jerwood Gallery

  Curated by writer and lecturer James Russell, this exhibition will bring together one hundred Modern British artists, showcasing a vibrant mix of paintings, sculpture and works on paper selected from … Continue reading

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Art Show: Towards Night – Sixty artists explore the nocturnal ** 24 Sep 2016 – 22 Jan 2017 ** Towner Art Gallery

The evening hour too gives us the irresponsibility which darkness and lamplight bestow. We are no longer quite ourselves. – Virginia Woolf, Street Haunting: A London Adventure, 1930 Towards Night is … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Transcending boundaries through painting: Rendlesham by Kate Sherman at Onca, Brighton, November 2016

Originally posted on Raphael by the Sea:
This beautiful exhibition of oil paintings shows us a wonderful capability of painting: reflection of the transcendant. The gallery setting (a white box…

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gender politics and classical beauty – Eve Shepherd at Corridor Gallery, Brighton

Eve Shepherd’s show challenges notions of gender and the body in ways that are not always new, but beautifully done. The medium is porcelain (which is apparently made using bone) and rough-hewn … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Keith Tyson – Turn Back Now ** 28 Jan – 17 Apr 2017 ** Jerwood Gallery

Jerwood Gallery is delighted to welcome Turner Prize Winner (2002) Keith Tyson to the gallery in January to launch our 2017 exhibition programme. Turn Back Now will feature a selection … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: One Day, Something Happens: Paintings of People **  15 Oct 2016 – 8 Jan 2017 ** Towner Art Gallery

A National Partners Programme exhibition from the Arts Council Collection, curated by Jennifer Higgie.One Day, Something Happens explores the everyday theatricality of the body. The artists in this exhibition approach … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

LAST CHANCE TO SEE: Marcus Harvey – Inselaffe ** until 16 Oct 2016 ** Jerwood Gallery

This summer Jerwood  welcomes leading British artist and YBA (Young British Artist) Marcus Harvey to the gallery for his largest UK public gallery exhibition to date. Inselaffe, centres around Harvey’s … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Events: Do You Speak Seagull? ** 23 Nov – 10 Dec 2016 ** ONCA

For November and the weeks around Remembrance Day for Lost Species 2016, ONCA hosts a visual and poetic exploration of communication and translation between species and languages. What can we … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Paintings by Kate Sherman – Rendlesham ** 5-13 Nov 2016 ** ONCA

This November ONCA is delighted to be hosting Kate Sherman’s solo painting exhibition, Rendlesham. Rendlesham is the culmination of a two-year project, during which the artist has documented the forest and created … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Call for Artists: Remembrance Day for Lost Species ** 30 Nov 2016 ** ONCA

Three species are lost to eternity every hour. November 30th is a chance to learn and tell their stories, and to renew commitments to those remaining.  At a time of … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Art Show: Constant Linear Velocity – Sculptural sound works by Stephen Cornford** 12 Nov – 11 Dec 2016 ** Phoenix Brighton

The Record Player Orchestra Breathing Space Graham Dunning                                           Presented … Continue reading

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Art Show: Patrick O’Donnell – Retreating Light ** 12 Nov – 11 Dec 2016 ** Phoenix Brighton

Patrick O’Donnell, ‘Losing You’ Patrick O’Donnell, ‘Homage to Albers’   From November 2016 to June 2017, the SOUTH GALLERY is hosting a series of three exhibitions showcasing the work of … Continue reading

October 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brighton Photo Fringe 2016 ** 1-31 Oct 2016 ** Brighton and Hove

Brighton Photo Fringe 2016 is a free city-wide open-access festival of new photography. There is a packed programme of exhibitions, talks, screenings, workshops, tours and parties. Join to explore the … Continue reading

October 8, 2016 · Leave a comment
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