Sussex ArtBeat

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

Two at 40 :: Richard Harris and Tracey Wadey :: Brighton Photo Fringe 2020 :: Gallery 40, Hove :: 20 October – 1 November 2020

Joint exhibition by award-winning fine art photographers/printers, Richard Harris and Tracy Wadey. Part of the 2020 Brighton Photo Fringe. Advance tickets are required. Tickets are free: see eventbrite link below. … Continue reading

October 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Draw: Drawing classes ** Oct – Nov 2020 ** online

Draw: “At Draw we are dedicated to making innovative drawing education accessible to everybody. Since 2009 we have been working to build a supportive and open community of artists, life … Continue reading

October 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: EARTHWORKS – SEMICONDUCTOR ** 10 Oct – 22 Nov 2020 ** Fabrica, Brighton

Earthworks is an immersive artwork by Semiconductor (Joe Gerhardt and Ruth Jarman)  A five-channel computer generated animation, the work creates an immersive experience of the phenomena of landscape formation through … Continue reading

October 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

2 Metre Conversations ** 3-31 Oct 2020 ** Phoenix Art Space / online

Artist Katy Beinart and filmmaker John Edwards were commissioned by Phoenix Art Space in collaboration with the University of Brighton’s Centre for Arts and Wellbeing and Brighton and Hove City … Continue reading

October 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Art Workshops: Phoenix Art Space / Online ** currently running

Studio artist Perdita Sinclair has created a series of drawings of imagined creatures for families to download, print out and colour in at home. Share your colourful creations with us … Continue reading

October 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW: Denise Felkin – Mum’s Not the Word ** 3 Oct – 1 Nov 2020 ** Phoenix Art Space, Brighton

Mum’s Not the Word is a collection of photographic images depicting women who do not have children and their reflections on what this means to them as individuals. Raising questions … Continue reading

October 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW: Photo Fringe 2020 – Collectives Hub ** 3-31 Oct 2020 ** Phoenix Art Space, Brighton

Now in its ninth edition, Photo Fringe presents a month of selected and self-curated photography exhibitions (staged within Covid-19 guidelines) in cafés, shops, galleries and outdoor venues across and beyond … Continue reading

October 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: Gallery DODO – Unrequited Like ** 3-31 Oct 2020 ** Phoenix Art Space, Brighton

Phoenix Art Space: With social distancing, our abilities and means of ‘keeping in touch’ have never been less tactile. Now more than ever, we are removed from real life and … Continue reading

October 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: Michelle Cobbin – Transitions ** 24 Sep – 10 Oct 2020 ** 35 North, Brighton

35 North are delighted to welcome back painter Michelle Cobbin with a new exhibition of work created almost entirely during lockdown. Here Michelle explains her inspiration for this beautiful collection … Continue reading

October 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: LUKE HANNAM – ESCAPISM ** 10 Oct – 9 Nov 2020 ** Cameron Contemporary, Hove

Bold, painterly and never ever tentative;  Luke Hannam’s work excites, often challenges and certainly does not disappoint. ESCAPISM is a glorious exhibition by an artist full of confidence. With exhibitions … Continue reading

October 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Moncrieff-Bray Autumn Exhibition | Petworth | 30 October – 12 December 2020

Moncrieff-Bray Autumn Exhibition30th October – 12 December 2020Our Autumn exhibition will have a strong emphasis on sculpture with works by leading British Contemporary sculptors arranged in the sculpture garden creating … Continue reading

October 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Locked Down, Locked in, Lucked Out | Sinna One @ Gallery Lock In | Hove | 2 – 4 October 2020

Tonight we visited the public opening of Sinna One’s studio at Gallery Lock In – before it has to close next week, and the walls, and the art on them, … Continue reading

October 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW ONLINE: Festival 2020 ** May 2020 ** Cameron Contemporary from Hove

The Festival Exhibition is always a highlight of Cameron Contemporary’s year.  This year’s show might be taking place in very challenging circumstances but the quality and variety is as exciting … Continue reading

May 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

FABRICA: Beyond the Gallery – support our work in the community

At Fabrica we know how important the arts are at times like this one. They help us connect to one another, bring us joy and provide us a space to be ourselves away from … Continue reading

May 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

The most glamorous, prestigious arts jobs in Sussex? Call for volunteer contributors to help the Artbeat revival

Loyal readers of Sussex Artbeat will have noticed a decline in our wonderful art news content over recent months. However, our devoted followers keep growing! So we know people want … Continue reading

May 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Use our Virtual Art Gallery – free platform for Sussex Artists

Don’t know why we didn’t think of this before! Does it take a virus-crisis to show us the obvious? Sussex Artbeat would like to invite Sussex Artists to use our … Continue reading

May 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART NEWS: Draw! Brighton ** May 2020

“Draw was set up to provide flexible and affordable drawing eduction, accessible to everybody – during the Covid-19 pandemic we intended to honour that commitment. Our studio is be closed, … Continue reading

May 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Wanderlust: an exhibition of visionary art in the time of COVID|Marta Ptaszkiewicz on the WWW |1 May – 7 May 2020 (critical review)

Amazing stuff is emerging from this time of crisis. Artists in particular are finding their voice. Brighton artist, Marta Ptaszkiewicz, had announced the cancellation of her biggest solo show to … Continue reading

May 3, 2020 · 1 Comment

ART SHOW: ‘Wanderlust’ by Marta Ptaszkiewicz moved online ** 1-7 May 2020 ** www

Due to COVID-19 lockdown, this exhibition, planned to happen in Fishing Quarter Gallery at Brighton Seafront had to be cancelled. Instead, you are invited to have a look at the … Continue reading

May 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

UPDATE: BRIGHTON MAY FESTIVALS POSTPONED/CANCELLED

Sussex Artbeat is sad to pass the news to you about postponing / cancelling three big festivals taking place in Brighton every year in May. In the meantime, keep well … Continue reading

March 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: Wanderlust – Marta Ptaszkiewicz ** 1-6 May 2020 ** Fishing Quarter Gallery, Brighton

‘Wanderlust’ is a solo exhibition of latest paintings by Marta Ptaszkiewicz, 1-6 May 2020, Fishing Quarter Gallery, Brighton Seafront.  Human lives are a dialectical movement between shelter and venture, attachment … Continue reading

March 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

BRIGHTON FRINGE ** 2-31 May 2020 ** Brighton and Hove

Brighton Fringe is the largest open-access arts festival in England. It is an international festival that is at the same time rooted in the community. It embraces every art form … Continue reading

March 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

BRIGHTON FESTIVAL ** 2-24 May 2020 ** Brighton and Hove

Brighton Festival is the biggest and most established annual multi-arts festival in England, returning from 2 to 24 May 2020. A celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, … Continue reading

March 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: NESS – Stanley Donwood, Robert Macfarlane ** 27 Mar – 23 Apr 2020 ** Whistleblower Gallery, Hove

  An exhibition of drawings and prints produced for NESS, the latest collaboration from Stanley Donwood and Robert Macfarlane  PV March 26 Exhibition: March 27 – April 23​ Whistleblower Gallery 14 … Continue reading

March 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: H_A_R_D_P_A_I_N_T_I_N_G_ X2 ** 11 Jan – 1 Mar 2020 ** Phoenix Art Space, Brighton

An exhibition in two parts featuring work by: Part 1: Richard Bell, Katrina Blannin, John Carter, Catherine Ferguson, Della Gooden, Richard Graville, Morrissey & Hancock, Tess Jaray, Jo McGonigal, Lars Wolter and Jessie … Continue reading

February 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: Ephemeral Landscapes – A meeting of two minds ** 22 Feb – 9 Mar 2020 ** Kellie Miller Arts, Brighton

Hannah Baker Ivory and Sam Peacock have been collaborating on work inspired by the landscape of the North and South Downs. They felt that Kellie Miller Arts Gallery was an … Continue reading

February 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: Alan Davie and David Hockney: Early Works ** 15 Feb – 31 May 2020 ** Towner, Eastbourne

              Towner are pleased to present a major exhibition Alan Davie (1920–2014) and David Hockney (b. 1937) that will explore the convergence between these … Continue reading

February 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: BRINK: Caroline Lucas curates the Towner Collection ** until 10 May 2020 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Caroline Lucas – politician, cultural advocate and environmental campaigner – has taken on a new challenge this autumn: curating her first ever exhibition for a major UK gallery. Caroline is an active … Continue reading

February 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Riot! Celebrating Stonewall’s Anniversary. 2nd August – 31st August 2019.

Originally posted on SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon:
It’s going to be a Riot! At SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon, Brighton & Hove Pride exhibition.??Yes, there is partying,…

August 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

MA Fine Art Brighton 6-13 July 2019

Brighton University MA show 2019. Last weekend Sat 13 July https://www.facebook.com/mafineartbrighton

July 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Europa withy lantern installed at St Bartholomew’s Church, central Brighton 4 July – 18 July 2019

Europa withy (willow) lantern installed at St Bartholomew’s Church, central Brighton 4 July – 18 July 2019. Please come visit us. https://www.stbartholomewsbrighton.org.uk/findus.htm#Map Europa is the founding myth of the European … Continue reading

July 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

DANCE, MOVEMENT, POWER: Dynamite Gallery, Brighton: 3 -25 May 2019

DANCE, MOVEMENT, POWER by Henry Gomez April 24, 2019   This group exhibition is celebrating the beauty in many forms of our show title.  Opening 3rd May – 25th May … Continue reading

May 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Limbo: show of social art at SEAS Brighton, 4 May – 2 June 2019

The Limbo exhibition will take place 4 May – 2 June 2019 at SEAS (Socially Engaged Art Salon). The show will include series of workshops, film screenings and artist talks … Continue reading

May 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Flanker ** 20-23 Apr 2019 ** Fishermans Quarter Gallery

  …   Artists Jake Francis, Joe Ainsworth, Claire Barrett, Billie Laidlaw, Elizabeth Eade, Matt Redman   Exhibition opening times: 20-23 April 2019, 10am – 5pm Fishermans Quarter Gallery, 201 … Continue reading

April 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Marta Ptaszkiewicz at YMCA – Artists Open Houses ** May 2019

Marta Ptaszkiewicz will take part in Artists Open Houses at YMCA, showing some of her new works alongside other artists in a group show. Private View is on the 30th … Continue reading

April 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Spectre of the Real: preview, opening talk and artist talks, SEAS Brighton, 13 April 2019

Originally posted on SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon:
The Spectre of the Real is an exhibition of Social Art by a group of 23 artists, held in Brighton 13-21…

April 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Social Art Assembly at Tate Exchange 25 April 2019

Originally posted on Raphael by the Sea:
For practitioners of Social Art there is an important assembly happening later in April, at Tate Exchange. It’s sold out, but I’m intending…

April 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Eade’s Die Liste comes home: HIX Award winning artwork about migrant deaths on show in Brighton at SEA’s Spectre of the Real exhibition of social art on 13th April 2019

Originally posted on Raphael by the Sea:
Elizabeth Eade’s artwork Die Liste in 2018 Award winning Brighton social artist Elizabeth Eade will give a talk, and show her prize winning…

April 6, 2019 · 1 Comment

The Spectre of the Real: social art at SEAS Brighton :: 13-21 April 2019

Originally posted on SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon:
The Spectre of the Real exhibition will take place 13-21 April 2019 at SEAS (Socially Engaged Art Salon), at the BMECP…

April 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Call for Entries: “The Spectre of the Real” at SEAS (Socially Engaged Art Salon) Brighton ** deadline 20 Mar 2019

“The Spectre of the Real”: an exhibition of social art at SEAS Brighton April 2019 – call for entries – deadline 20/03 Call for entries to “The Spectre of the … Continue reading

February 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Heroes and Villains ** 02 Mar – 28 Apr 2019 ** Dynamite Gallery, Brighton

With the ridiculousness of a Brexit that keeps spluttering on and a Mexican wall that will never get built but that is stopping hardworking Americans from getting paid, it’s time … Continue reading

February 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Naked Eye Gallery’s NEW ADDRESS

Naked Eye Gallery moved to a new venue, now based downstairs at Igigi General Store . New address: 31 a Western Road, Hove, BN3 1AF   The Naked Eye Gallery … Continue reading

November 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hove Plinth’s ‘Constellation’: sorry, it’s kitsch, and not in a nice way

November 2018. The first time I saw the long awaited sculpture on Hove Plinth was at night, in April this year, soon after it was installed. Floodlighting lent the assemblage … Continue reading

November 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bad Boys :: Kevin Hendley :: Cameron Fine Art, Hove :: 27 October – 19 November 2018

Bad Boys is Kevin Hendley’s first solo show in the UK. One of the gallery’s most collected artists, his work is rich, layered, diverse and supremely painterly. His obsession with … Continue reading

November 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

July 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

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