Sussex ArtBeat

Art on show in Brighton & Hove and Sussex

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 about torture: Portrait of Julian Assange selected for prestigious UK art exhibition – Brighton artist’s “Year of the Mask” exhibited at Mall Galleries’ “Figurative Art Now” show

07 July 2021 – A portrait of Julian Assange being targeted for his journalistic work, is on show at London’s prestigious Mall Galleries online exhibition, Figurative Art Now (FAN), which … Continue reading

July 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Eastbourne’s Towner arts centre set to re-open Tuesday 18 May 2021 – with two major new exhibitions of work by John Nash and John Akomfrah

The Towner Eastbourne Contemporary Arts centre will re-open on 18 May 2021, including the shop, cafe and two major new exhibitions – John Nash: The Landscape of Love and Solace, … Continue reading

April 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Brighton and Hove museums to re-open from 17 May 2021 – helped by £370k lockdown recovery cash

Brighton and Hove’s Royal Pavilion and four other museums will re-open from 17 May 2021, helped by £370,000 from the second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. The Royal … Continue reading

April 14, 2021 · 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


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

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

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

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

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

Art Studio Space available ** Brighton

Art Spaces available in friendly open planned studio. All bills wifi etc incl.£90 per Month. Situated at Embassy Court BN1 2PY near the West Pier about 30 seconds from the … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Studio and Exhibition Space for Rent

2 seafront studio and exhibition spaces available for rent in Brighton, perfect for artists/artisans/makers. For more details contact John 07990968714, Louise 07805954214 or Nathalie 07442610570.

July 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Photoreview – AOH 2016 at Naked Eye: Susan Evans, Chris Kettle, Ian Hodgson and Patrick O’Donnell

Sussex Artbeat visited Naked Eye Gallery at the opening of their latest art show of Ian Hodgson, Patrick O’Donnell, Susan Evans and Chris Kettle. Here are a few photos from … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Photoreview – ‘Improvisations – Painting to Music’ by Marta Ptaszkiewicz Private View at Naked Eye Gallery 2 April 2016

Abstract impressionist art is atmospheric, rather than narrative. With no definable forms, there is no single story, so there’s always a fresh interpretation and the art is timeless. Sussex Artbeat … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sad Art News: Ink_d gallery is closing its doors on 29th May

  Ink_d: ‘It is with a very heavy heart that we write to you, our loyal and interested customers, to let you know of the planned closure of ink_d after … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cass Art opens shop in Brighton, promises to help develop local art community and announces art materials give-aways and discounts

26 February 2016. Cass Art, a major national supplier of artist’s materials, opened a new shop in Brighton yesterday, and said they would help develop the local art community by … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

Video: Ian Hodgson talks about technique (and Blackstar) at Naked Eye 13 February 2016

Brighton artist Ian Hodgson speaks about techniques he uses to create amazing graphite drawings of people, things and spirit – and Bowie’s Blackstar. Russell Honeyman made this interview at the … Continue reading

February 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Art Shop opening ** 20 Feb 2016 ** Cass Art Brighton

Cass Art, the UK’s leading independent art supplies retailer, will open its doors in Brighton this month. The new store is on Market Street in the historic Lanes, a magnet … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

‘Untangled’ Art on show and auction ** Brighton and Hove, ebay

  Ghost gear refers to any fishing equipment or fishing-related litter that has been abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded; also referred to as ‘derelict fishing gear’ and/or ‘fishing litter’ (Global … Continue reading

February 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Artist Studio for Rent ** Hove

Great work space opposite Hove Lagoon. A double garage shared with other artist . The space available is half ( 10 foot x 10 foot) wall space with work bench … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Art Shop opening soon in Brighton ** Cass Art, Brighton

  Cass Art Brighton will be OPEN FOR ART soon! Cass Art are thrilled to be opening their first shop by the seaside, in a city with a brilliant and … Continue reading

February 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Arts News: Artist looking to interview people who have had a near death, spiritual or religious experience ** Brighton

Found on Gumtree: Hello! I am an Brighton based artist working on an interactive installation piece. I am very interested in spiritual or religious experience and I am looking to … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Arts News: Slots available at the new venue for Brighton Fringe ** Brighton

We are a new venue set up in Brighton. We pride ourselves as being the first youth-led Brighton Fringe venue, and we are currently looking for acts and performances to … Continue reading

January 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Registration for the May 2016 AOH Festival open ** 4 Dec 2015 – 1 Feb 2016 ** Brighton and Hove Artists Open Houses

  Registration for the May 2016 AOH Festival is open from 4th December 2015 – 1st February 2016 Early bird rates close on Monday 4th Jan 2016. To see the … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art studio spaces available, Brighton

Small Medium and Large spaces in open plan studio. All bills + wifi incl. Spaces start from £90 per month Friendly atmosphere, just back from the beach near meeting place … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Looking for a studio-mate to share a creative venture

Would suit an artist/ crafts person. I recently found a lovely empty shop for £ 745 per month + bills to be shared with me ( there is small business … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Local lad makes good: Dion Salvador Lloyd’s painting Chalkland wins Chairman’s Purchase prize at ING Discerning Eye exhibition at Mall Galleries, London

23 November 2015. Dion Salvador Lloyd announced today his painting Chalkland has been awarded the Chairman’s Purchase prize at the ING Discerning Eye exhibition at Mall Galleries, London. Dion said: … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

They’re back! Art Schism re-opens in new gallery space ** 14 Nov 2015 ** Brighton Artist Quarter, 88 Gloucester Road

Art Schism have joined forces with The White Rabbit Gallery, and Knowledge Gallery,  to form a trio of quintessentially Britonian artists, makers, designers and doers. The Brighton Artists Corner on … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Workspace Available ** available from Dec 2015 ** Lighthouse, Brighton

Lighthouse has a small workspace available in its creative venue in the heart of Brighton. Lighthouse is located in the Argus Lofts, a former printworks, within the vibrant North Laine … Continue reading

November 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Photographers wanted for issue 3 ** Brighton

Photography magazine is looking for  photographers at any skill level to submit there work for a chance to be featured in their 3rd issue. As well as stylists and make … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Brighton Arts Club shop looking for creative sellers ** launch 24 Oct 2015 ** Lewes Rd, Brighton

The BAC studio resident artists are excited to tell you of their new shop opening in 2 weeks along the Lewes Rd. They will stock crafts and curiosities made by … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Go! Craft’s Christmas market looking for artists & makers ** 17 Oct 2015 ** The Hope & Ruin, Queens Rd, Brighton

Go! Craft is Brighton’s newest arts & crafts event dedicated to exhibiting a stunning selection of local artists and makers, including ceramics, prints, fine art, printmaking and textiles. We have … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Call for entries: Exhibition of artists’ maquettes ** deadline 1 Nov 2015 ** Curious Projects

Does making help you think creatively? ———— CALL FOR ENTRIES Exhibition opportunity at the Curious Projects exhibition space, for our Winter show: ‘Thinking / Making’ ———— Deadline: 1 November 2015 … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Visual Media Practice ** deadline 23 Oct 2015 ** University of Brighton

School of Art, Design and Media Location:  Brighton – Moulsecoomb Salary:  £33,242 to £47,328 pro rata Closing Date:  Friday 23 October 2015 Interview Date:  See advert Reference:  AD3079-15-298 Join our undergraduate and … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Temporary Gallery Assistant ** deadline 31 Oct 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

  We are seeking to recruit a team of temporary casual staff to join our Front of House team for a two month period, from 29th November 2015 to 30th … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Photo Review: Aroe and Meros at Dynamite | 2-28 October | 2015

Can you spot the stencil art from Prince and the Revolution’s Album Cover? Can you spot the Street Artist from Brighton? The paint spatters are real splatters. The reversals are … Continue reading

October 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review – local, romantic and painterly influences in SHADOWS AND ECHOES – photography by Justyna Neryng | Corridor Gallery | from 7 October 2015

Russell Honeyman is delighted by painterly influences and local artists’ models at Justyna Neryng’s show of photography at Corridor Gallery in the London Road area of central Brighton, which opened yesterday … Continue reading

October 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Sussex illustrator Victoria Brook shortlisted for Women of the Future Awards

24 September 2015, London: Sussex-based illustrator Victoria Brook has been short-listed for the Women of the Future (“WOF”) Awards, the movement recognising and nurturing young female talent in the UK. … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Art Event: SLOW ART DAY ** 9 Apr 2016 ** Worldwide

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. Henry David Thoreau Slow Art Day is the global all-volunteer event with a simple mission: help more people discover … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fabrica closed to the public until April 2016

Because of the major works being carried out on Fabrica’s building there won’t be an installation in the gallery space as normal. They will be reopening to the public in … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Phoenix Gallery to reopen in 2016 – Ground Floor Refurbishment

The gallery will be closed to the public for the next several months as we prepare and undertake refurbishment work on the gallery and front entrance to the building. Phoenix … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Artist’s studio space to rent ** Brighton

We currently have an artist’s studio space for rent. It is approx. 13 square metres (4.9m x 2.65m) and the rent is £400/ month. It has amazing natural light (from … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Space for rent in a shared ceramic studio ** Brighton

Our friendly shared space is suitable for a start up or established ceramic artist . The monthly rent includes the cost of all bills apart from firing costs. Studio kilns … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

Studio space for rent ** Brighton, East Sussex

Small space in friendly shared studio. Ideal for Jeweller or small scale maker. Call for details or viewing. £90 per month. All bills/internet incl. Thanks Piers Source: Studio space for … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Operations Assistant ** deadline 18 Sep 2015 ** Lighthouse, Brighton

    Are you organised, enthusiastic and keen to gain experience in a vibrant arts organisation? Lighthouse is seeking an Operations Assistant who will support our team, provide great customer care, … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Technical Demonstrator (Polymers) ** deadline 9 Sep 2015 ** University of Brighton

Technical Demonstrator (Polymers), University of Brighton Bring your sound working knowledge of the technical and commercial aspects of working with polymers to work as part of our team based in … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Technical Demonstrator (Screenprinting) ** deadline 9 Sep 2015 ** University of Brighton

Technical Demonstrator (Screenprinting), University of Brighton     Bring your sound working knowledge of the technical and commercial aspects of textile printing and dyeing within the fashion industry to work as … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beyond hyper-realism – Trevor Scobie paintings at Naked Eye Gallery ** Private View 03 Jul 2015

A radiant atmosphere envelops you as you step into Naked Eye’s Gallery to view Trevor Scobie’s show. Sure, the space is light and airy, but there’s also a sort of … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · Leave a comment