Art on show in Brighton and Hove & East and West Sussex
Featured image: by Christopher Spring
By Christopher Spring
Elaine Bolt won Oh Comely magazine’s Best In Show award last night at Brighton Art Fair’s Private View, so it seems like her work is as good a place as any to start off the live blogging features from this weekend.
Congratulating her on the award she still seemed very flattered and slightly in shock.
Elaine said: “It was such a lovely evening. The people were so kind and gave some great comments. It was such a complete surprise to win. They just came over and told me with no warning whatsoever.”
Considering the depth, delicacy and assurance of her use of materials in her work, her modesty was a lovely surprise.
Based in Lewes, but moving to a studio in Brighton in the new year, Bolt’s work is influenced by the sea and seaside towns, using porcelain and organic forms/found objects to create her work. The…
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