Sussex ArtBeat

Art on show in Brighton & Hove and Sussex

Art Show: Seascape paintings – Russell Honeyman ** until 18 Apr 2022 ** io Gallery, Brighton

Russell Honeyman’s vibrant seascape paintings of the chalk cliffs near Seven Sisters on show at IO gallery in Brighton’s North Laine until Easter Monday. Monday – Saturday10.30am – 6pm Wedneday … Continue reading

April 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

Artists Open Houses ** weekends 7-29 May 2022 ** Brighton and Hove

2022 will be a very special year for Brighton and Hove’s Artists Open Houses festival as it celebrates its 40th Anniversary. Brighton and Hove Artist Open Houses, the originator of … Continue reading

March 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show PV: Counter Culture ** Hidden Gallery

Sussex Artbeat visited Hidden Gallery for the Private View on the of their ‘Counter Culture’ show. For information about the show and for more links visit

March 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Journeys From An Absent Present to a Lost Past – Mohamad Hafez ** 15 Apr – 29 May 2022 ** Fabrica, Brighton

 This Spring, Fabrica and Brighton Festival co-present a series of artworks by the Syrian born, US-based architect and artist Mohamad Hafez, shown for the first time in the UK. These … Continue reading

March 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: The Light that Speaks – David Storey ** 26 Mar – 16 Apr 2022 ** Cameron Contemporary Art, Hove

“My paintings offer ‘glimpsed’ or half-remembered figures and faces – re-imagined people standing on the edge of living memory, recovered from a personal archive of the forgotten.” David Storey Introduction … Continue reading

March 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Stolen Childhoods – Sanja Matkovic ** 10 Mar – 2 Apr 2022 ** ONCA, Brighton

This co-commissioned exhibition by artist Sanja Matkovic is presented for the inaugural Sound Art Brighton Festival. This exhibition was selected from an open call for proposals that explore how people … Continue reading

March 4, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Time and Place – Jane Campling and Amy Dury ** 5-20 Mar 2022 ** Cameron Contemporary Art, Hove

Introduction Jane Campling’s practice involves walking, drawing, looking, painting and reflection – both in the South Downs landscape and in her studio. The paintings can be viewed meditatively and purely … Continue reading

March 4, 2022 · Leave a comment

The Kissing Coppers, iconic artwork by Brighton’s Banksy, to be auctioned by pop-star Robbie Williams – sale estimate £2.5-3m

22 February 2022 – Pop star Robbie Williams is to sell three works by the street artist Banksy, including the Kissing Coppers, which could be seen on a pub wall … Continue reading

February 23, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Luella Martin ** 12-27 Feb 2022 ** Cameron Contemporary Art, Hove

As part of the last two weeks of our Winter Show, Cameron Contemporary are delighted to feature the solar etchings of one of the gallery’s most popular artists, Luella Martin. … Continue reading

February 12, 2022 · Leave a comment

NEW GALLERY: Koop Projects ** Kemptown, Brighton

Koop Projects is proud to announce its opening in January 2022 in Kemptown, Brighton. The gallery is an intimate and joyful place on the high street in the heart of the community, … Continue reading

January 24, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Is Everything OK? – Patrick Tagoe Turkson ** 9 Feb – 1 Mar 2022 ** Koop Projects, Brighton

Koop Projects is proud to present a solo show by Patrick Tagoe Turkson, the multi-disciplinary artist, teacher and activist from Ghana. Patrick Tagoe-Turkson uses the by-products and waste materials from … Continue reading

January 24, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: A Generous Space ** 25 Nov 2021 – 17 Apr 2022 ** Hastings Contemporary, Hastings

A Generous Space at Hastings Contemporary is a real-world immersion into the Artist Support Pledge community.   More than 300 works from all over the world feature in this groundbreaking, … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Project Art Works: Ignition – the Exhibition ** until 27 Feb 2022 ** Hastings Contemporary, Hastings

Hastings Contemporary is delighted to welcome Hastings artist collective Project Art Works back to the gallery this autumn. Ignition began as a residency in the main gallery space at Hastings … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Liquid Gestures – Melissa Gordon ** until 30 Jan 2022 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Melissa Gordon (b.1981, Cambridge, USA) is an artist, curator, and writer, whose practice is concerned with the body, gesture, and painting, through the lens of feminism. Liquid Gestures is a solo exhibition … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Modernist Constructs – Margaret Mellis ** until 30 Jan 2022 ** Towner, Eastbourne

In 1939, aware of impending war, the artists Margaret Mellis and her husband Adrian Stokes relocated from London to St Ives in Cornwall. Their move would become a significant catalyst … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Paso – Alberto Ruiz Soler and William Fairbrother ** 21-30 January 2022 ** Fabrica, Brighton

Lighthouse in partnership with Fabrica presents artists Alberto Ruiz Soler and William Fairbrother’s new immersive spatial sound composition and experiential sensory sculpture, Paso. Paso is a memorial to an extinct … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Murmurations – Shared Space & Light ** 21 Dec 2021 – 16 Jan 2022 ** Fabrica, Brighton

This winter, the huge glass windows of Fabrica’s East facade are transformed into a canvas for a projected artwork. Exploring Brighton’s starling murmurations, the artwork is a newly configured version … Continue reading

January 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Events: creative workshops ** Jan-Feb 2022 ** Phoenix Art Space, Brighton

Workshop Rooms Make Your Own Bug Hotel Workshop Saturday 22 January 11.00 – 13.00 Workshop Rooms Create Patterns with Magnets Workshop Saturday 12 February 11.00 – 13.00 Workshop Rooms Leap … Continue reading

January 3, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Small Towns – Perdita Sinclair ** 15 Jan – 20 Feb 2022 ** Phoenix Art Space, Brighton

Small Towns is an exploration of life cycles within confined spaces. The work is inspired by the geographical restraints that we have lived with which paradoxically turbo charge the mind … Continue reading

January 3, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Undercurrents – Louise McCurdy and Steve Geliot ** 15 Jan – 20 Feb 2022 ** Phoenix Art Space, Brighton

The wild secrets of Brighton’s murmurations. Louise McCurdy and Steve Geliot have been observing and recording the starling murmurations in Brighton every winter. The intense life and death drama, which … Continue reading

January 3, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Luella Martin ** 13 Nov 2021 – 2 Jan 2022 ** Window Gallery, Phoenix Brighton

As part of PRESS+PLAY Festival of Print, studio artist Luella Martin presents a series of her solar plate etchings in the Window Gallery. Solar plate etching is an eco-friendly, modern … Continue reading

December 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Silt – Nika Neelova with Carolina Caycedo and Rachael Champion ** 23 Oct – 21 Dec 2021 ** Brighton CCA, University of Brighton

Silt is an exhibition of new work by artist Nika Neelova examining our cultural and physical relationship to water. The exhibition centres on a large scale sculptural installation accompanied by … Continue reading

December 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Don’t Mention the C Word ** 4 Nov 21 – 9 Jan 22 ** Conclave, Brighton

4th November 2021 – 9th January 2022 Conclave Brighton’s Winter group show is now open to the public in gallery’s space at central Brighton. The show features new works from … Continue reading

December 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Wandering Landscapes – Victoria Homewood and Emily Kirby ** 30 Nov – 5 Dec 2021 ** Gallery 40, Brighton

Wandering Landscapes is a joint exhibition by two artists who’s distinct yet connected practices respond to the transformative impact of landscape. Each artist, with their different backgrounds and approach to … Continue reading

December 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

UpstArt Brighton Eco Christmas Gallery & Shop ** 3-31 Dec 2021 ** Dynamite Gallery, Brighton

UpstArt Brighton is a collaboration of three Brighton-based artists: Hayley and Francesca from Artshed Brighton and Ann from Papier Maverick. The UpstArt Brighton Eco Christmas Gallery & Shop opens at … Continue reading

November 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Artists Open Houses: Sovereign State of Brighton ** weekends 27 Nov – 12 Dec 2021 ** Brighton

New house at Artists Open Houses: Artist and fashion designer Tristan Green hosts this event at his town house on Upper North Street, offering a wide variety of fabulous framed … Continue reading

November 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Press+Play Festival of Print ** 13 Nov – 19 Dec 2021 ** Phoenix Art Space, Brighton

A five-week celebration of contemporary printmaking featuring an exhibition of new and established printmakers, as well as supporting workshops, talks and table top fair. Festivities include taster courses with opportunities … Continue reading

November 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Towards Winter ** 20 Nov – 24 Dec 2021 ** 35 North, Brighton

35 North Contemporary Fine Art 35 North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YB Source: http://35northgallery.com/

November 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Winter 2021-22 ** Cameron Contemporary Art, Hove

The Winter Show is one of the Cameron Contemporary Art’s most important and most enjoyable exhibitions of the year. As always the show is mix of paintings, prints, sculpture, ceramics … Continue reading

November 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show and Book release: Penumbra – Alex Harrap ** 6-12 Dec 2021 ** Gallery 40, Brighton

PENUMBRA by Alex Harrap PRE-RELEASECome and collect your pre-order at the show, and take your book home first while the strictly limited edition collectors bundles are still available. They will … Continue reading

November 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Fine Art & Craft at One-Six-Nine :: Artists Open Houses, Brighton :: Weekends Nov and Dec 2021

One-Six-Nine Preston Drove will be opening for the Christmas season as part of the official Artists Open Houses Winter 2021 Festival. Co-curator and artist Hiroko Lewis will present a selection … Continue reading

November 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Artists Open Houses ** 27 Nov – 12 Dec 2021 ** Brighton and Hove

Artists Open Houses 2021Winter Festival The festival runs weekends: November 27 & 28 I December 4 & 5 I December 11 & 12 View Winter Open Houses →  Artists Open … Continue reading

November 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: ‘INHALING SPEECH’ by Bobby Madrigal ** 16-20 July 2021 ** Fishing Quarter Gallery, Brighton

Bobby’s work is centred around women and girls. A deep exploration and deconstruction of women’s language and their conversations to andabout other women. The process of adolescence is of particular … Continue reading

June 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: INWARD by Marta Ptaszkiewicz ** 18-22 June 2021 ** Fishing Quarter Gallery, Brighton

… “Inward” is a continuation of the journey started in last year’s exhibition, “Wanderlust”. Again, the artworks depict the inner journeys, though this time they reflect our immediate social surroundings, … Continue reading

May 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: ELEMENTA by Adele Gibson ** 28 May-13 Jun 2021 ** Star Brewery Gallery, Lewes

Adele Gibson’s exhibition ‘Elementa’ brings together a collection of work from a three-year period, inspired by the Amazon rainforest, forest fires and volcanic activity, stormy seas and Arctic ice, and … Continue reading

May 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: ‘Don’t bring flowers’ by Ursula Vargas, Oonagh Quinn and Mellisa Barrett ** 14-23 May 2021 ** Fishing Quarter Gallery, Brighton

“Don’t Bring Flowers” Art Exhibition of paintings by Oonagh Quinn, Mellisa Barrett and Ursula Vargas Fishing Quarter Gallery 201 Kings Road Arches, Brighton seafront 14th-23rd of May 2021Opening times 10AM- 6PM Visit … Continue reading

May 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: ‘Unlocked’ by John Whiting ** 1-29 May 2021 ** 35 North, Brighton

‘Unlocked’ brings together a collection of paintings and drawings in oils, pastels and inks by Brighton artist John Whiting, all completed during lockdown. They represent his response to the changing … Continue reading

May 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Brighton Fringe 2021 ** 25 May – 11 July 2021

VISUAL ART at BRIGHTON FRINGE Source: https://www.brightonfringe.org/whats-on/#search=&genres=1093&date_from=Tuesday%2C%2025%20May%2C%202021&date_to=Sunday%2C%2011%20July%2C%202021&time_from=&time_to=&audience_type=1181&audience_type=1184&pp=20&p=18 For other type of events and more information about the festival visit https://www.brightonfringe.org/whats-on/

May 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Brighton Festival 2021 ** 1 May – 20 June 2021

VISUAL ARTS at Brighton Festival Source: https://brightonfestival.org/whats-on-filtered/#genre=125 For more events and information about what’s on at the Festival, visit https://brightonfestival.org

May 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Artists Open Houses ** weekends 29 May – 27 June 2021 ** Brighton and Hove

Artists Open Houses Festival June 2021 The 2021 AOH Festival listings will go live online here from this Friday, 14th May. AOH printed brochures will hit the streets from next Monday … Continue reading

May 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Brighton and Hove Artists Open Houses ** 21 Nov – 31 Dec 2020

Online:21 November – 31 December Visit in person:5 – 13 December* The Artists Open Houses (AOH) festival will be a little different this year. Due to the new national lockdown, … Continue reading

November 21, 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