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Arts Jobs: Office Assistant ** deadline 28 May 2015 ** Creative Future, Brighton

Creative Future is a charity that supports marginalised and disabled artists and writers through a range of dynamic events, workshops, volunteering, training, and mentoring opportunities. We seek a motivated office … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Researcher ** deadline 20 May 2015 ** Creative Future, Brighton

  Creative Future are looking for an experienced researcher to research the barriers marginalised artists and writers face when accessing mainstream arts opportunities. The research, to be completed by October … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Artists’ Assistant ** deadline 22 May 2015 ** Blast Theory, Brighton

  Blast Theory is an artists’ company based in Brighton. We are renowned internationally as one of the most adventurous artists’ groups using interactive media, creating groundbreaking new forms of … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Community & Commercial Programme Coordinator ** deadline 14 May 2015 ** Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival

Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival currently seeks a Programme Coordinator to work closely with the Community & Commercial Programme Manager and the Artistic Planning Team on the seasonal year-round commercial … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview: Lesley Jones – abstract landscapes express real places

“I take plenty of photographs when I travel,” says Lesley Jones, as we look at the paintings she has on show at Naked Eye for the Brighton Festival, “but I … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Figures suspended in water, light refracting across their skins, vast moody landscapes and the iconic Peace Angel. Review: Ian Hodgson, Patsy McArthur and Lesley Jones at Naked Eye Gallery ** 1 May 2015

Classic artist’s skills in painting and drawing underpin this lovely show at Naked Eye Gallery in Hove by Ian Hodgson, Lesley Jones and Patsy McArthur, three successful local artists. The … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sublime painterly art at FESTIVAL, Cameron Contemporary Art, Hove :: 24 Apr 2015

24 April 2015. Festival, the new show at Cameron Contemporary Art, opened in Hove last night, a prelude to the Artist Open Houses and Brighton Festival which will start in … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

AOH 2015 – Brighton and Hove’s Artists Open Houses festival** 2-24 May 2015 ** Brighton, Hove and the Coast

For the four weekends of May, Brighton and Hove’s Artists Open Houses (AOH) festival throws open its 200 front doors, inviting you inside to see the work of over 1,000 … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Video report on visitor charges being introduced at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

Video report on visitor charges being introduced at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery https://youtu.be/qDH0qESTSXg

April 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Designers/makers/collectors wanted ** Snoopers Attic, Brighton

Snoopers Attic is looking for designers and makers to join their independent Makers boutique on Kensington Gardens, Brighton. Please email or call for all enquiries.   http://www.snoopersattic.co.uk/   via Designers/makers/collectors … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Opening of the new Centre for Arts and Ecology ** 31 May 2015 ** ONCA, Brighton

ONCA Gallery is delighted to announce the opening on 31st May 2015 of their new Centre for Arts and Ecology, not far from home – just above the ONCA Gallery. … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Development Assistant ** deadline 13 Apr 2015 ** Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

The Development Assistant will be based at Pallant House Gallery and work closely with the Head of Development and other members of the Gallery’s staff.  The Development Assistant will assist by … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hove Plinth Sculpture Proposals: Call to Artists ** Deadline: 04 May 2015

Hove Plinth Sculpture Proposals: Call to Artists – Deadline: 04 May 2015 Hove Civic Society, supported by the Arts Council/National Lottery, is now issuing a call to artists for sculpture … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Adur Festival 2015 Event Registration open ** deadline 6 Mar 2015

  Adur Festival would like you to participate in this years festivities. Anyone can register an event for the festival but events must take place between the 30th May-14th June … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

CALL FOR ARTISTS: The New Immortals ** deadline 16 Feb 2015

Proposals or submissions of work are invited for a curated exhibition, The New Immortals, to take place in 2016. The New Immortals exhibition will begin at Phoenix Brighton, and, subject … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Call for entries: ART & DESIGN STUDENT COMPETITION ** deadline 1 Apr 2015 ** Art in Action

  Art in Action & Wesley-Barrell are offering £1,500 worth of prizes and the opportunity to exhibit work and to demonstrate their practice at an internationally renowned event.   WESLEY-BARRELL … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Call for applications: Guiding Lights 7 ** deadline 18 Mar 2015 ** Lighthouse, Brighton

  Guiding Lights, the UK film industry’s leading mentoring scheme, is now welcoming applications from eligible directors, writer, producers and exhibition professionals. First launched in 2006, Guiding Lights is Europe’s … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review: Art probes the psyche – EDITION 2015 – Cameron Fine Art, Hove – 30 Jan – 16 Mar 2015

Multi-layered ‘hybrid’ art probes the psyche, and whimsical sculpture delights the eye at Cameron Fine Art’s “EDITION 2015” show in Hove, 30 January—16 March. Edition 2015 features work in formats most … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Communications Coordinator ** deadline 4 Feb 2015 ** Lighthouse, Brighton

Opportunities at Lighthouse, Brighton: Communications Coordinator Application Deadline: 4 February 2015   Lighthouse is seeking an exceptional communicator with a passion for building audiences to champion our award-winning programmes of … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Event Co-ordinator ** deadline 3 Dec 2014 ** Brighton Fringe

  ..   Job Title:                    Event Co-ordinator Type:                           Freelance contract Responsible to:          … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Chair and Trustees at Lighthouse ** deadline 3 Dec 2014 ** Lighthouse, Brighton

    LIGHTHOUSE SEEKS CHAIR AND TRUSTEES Lighthouse is seeking a Chair and Trustees to support an ambitious new phase of development. This is an exciting opportunity to play a … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Registration for the May 2015 AOH ** 2 Dec 2014 – 4 Feb 2015 ** Brighton and Hove Artists Open Houses

Taking part in AOH festivals Registration for the May 2015 AOH Festival opens online on 2nd December. Don’t forget to register early to take advantage of our special Early Bird rates! For all … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tonight – Jamie McCartney’s gallery opening in Hove Friday 14 Nov 2014

Controversial Sussex Artist Jamie McCartney opened his new gallery and framing shop to the public, in Hove today Friday 14 Nov 2014. The gallery is open all day with a … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Req’s Wreck – an allegorical tale on the walls of the loos on Brighton seafront

Finally… I got to take a picture of the street art on the west side of the shipping container which serves as a temporary public toilet on Brighton beach front, … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jamie McCartney opens Goldstone Gallery ** 14 Nov 2014 ** Goldstone Villas, Hove

Jamie McCartney opens Goldstone Gallery in Hove on Friday 14th November at 76 Goldstone Villas, BN3 3RU – just down from Hove station. Opening party – 11am-8pm. Notorious local artist, … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

AOH: registration for the May 2015 Festival ** early December 2014 ** Brighton and Hove Artists Open Houses

  Taking part in AOH festivals Registration for the May 2015 AOH Festival will open online in early December. For more information return soon – visit AOH website (link below) … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Art Gallery Opening ** 14 Nov 2014 ** Goldstone Gallery, Hove

  THE GRAND OPENING OF GOLDSTONE GALLERY FEATURING: BRIGHTON BODY CASTING PUG FRAMING & PRINTS JAMIE MCCARTNEY ART & DESIGN THE GREAT WALL OF VAGINA COMPLIMENTARY DRINKS SERVED ALL DAY … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Registration for BRIGHTON FRINGE 2015 is now open! ** deadline 30 Jan 2015

        Brighton Fringe is the largest arts festival in England and one of the largest fringe festivals in the world; what makes it exceptional is that it … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Follow Sussex Artbeat or Manage frequency of email updates. Instant? Daily? Weekly? Do it now!!!

Sussex Artbeat sends email updates to our Followers when we post news. You can MANAGE this service to get instant updates or automatically compile a news digest email ONCE DAILY, or ONCE … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

On being human – FIGURE, a show of paintings at Cameron Contemporary Art, Hove ** 17 Oct – 17 Nov2014

Sublime moments await viewers of the new art show at Cameron Contemporary Art in Hove. In the distant eyes of Mark Demsteader’s pastel women and the dark symbolism of Iva Troj’s landscapes, in the sculpted flesh of … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Champagne reception to honour Darvish Fakhr’s solo exhibit at EOA Gallery, Battersea, on Wednesday 15th Oct 2014

A champagne reception to honour Darvish Fakhr’s solo exhibit at EOA Gallery, Battersea will be held on Wednesday Oct 15th 11.30 to 13.00. The show, Palimpsest, runs from 4th September until 8th November … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Palimpsest – paintings by Darvish Fakhr |4 Sept – 8 Nov 2014 | EOA Gallery London

Legendary Brighton-based artist Darvish Fakhr has been working in Iran, and is showing the resulting paintings in his first solo show in London, at EOA (Edge of Arabia) Gallery from 4 September to … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The sum of our parts – Jamie McCartney launches a show of his scanner art ** 9 Oct 2014 ** Ground Coffee Cafe, Hove

10 October 2014. Ground Coffee cafe in Hove was packed last night, for the launch of Jamie McCartney’s show “The Sum of Our Parts”, at Hove’s arty cafe, Ground Coffee. … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Seas and Swimmers – exhibition of paintings by Russell Honeyman at Ground Coffee, Hove – Photo Review

Ground Coffee at Hove got crowded at the private view of Russell Honeyman‘s exhibition of paintings, 12 September 2014. The cafe was a good venue for an art exhibition and guests … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to Follow Sussex Artbeat and Manage the frequency of email updates from Artbeat? Instant? Daily? Weekly? Do it now!!! It’s only three clicks away.

Sussex Artbeat’s website sends email updates to our Followers each time we post news. This can be several times per day. You can MANAGE this service to automatically compile a news digest email ONCE DAILY, … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Video Review: Monika Grzymala used eight kilometres of silver-mirrored tape to turn Brighton’s Fabrica venue into an exhibit.

A thoughtful video about a lovely arts venue (Fabrica) in Brighton…

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Naked Eye’s “Great Art Sale” – scores of paintings at attractive prices – in aid of Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice

We visited Naked Eye’s Great Art Sale, and saw a feast of paintings, packed floor to ceiling, by well know and lesser known local artists. Established names such as Ian Hodgson, … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Video review: Carne Griffiths at Ink’d – 5 Sept 2014

      We thought it might be quicker to review by video than by words. This first time not, editing took forever! Let us know by your comments if … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Photographer/Animator/Graphic Designer ** deadline 15 Sep 2014 ** Brighton Fringe

  Brighton Fringe is looking for a talented Brighton-based photographer/animator/graphic designer to work with on bringing a 2015 creative campaign to life. Why submit your work?• Your work will be … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Artist Educators ** deadline 26 Sep 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

  We are looking for Artist Educators to work with us at Towner who have excellent art form skills, are great facilitators, have an understanding of pedagogy and a commitment … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Communications Intern – paid intership ** deadline 2 Nov 2014 ** Cass Sculpture Foundation, West Sussex

  About Cass Sculpture Foundation: We are an international authority on the commissioning and exhibiting of large-scale sculpture for major sculpture parks, museums, corporates, important collectors and public spaces around … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Commissions Intern ** deadline 2 Nov 2014 ** Cass Sculpture Foundation, West Sussex

  About Cass Sculpture Foundation: We are an international authority on the commissioning and exhibiting of large-scale sculpture for major sculpture parks, museums, corporates, important collectors and public spaces around … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

£20k prize for Sussex Artist? – Thomas Allen in “final shortlist” for Threadneedle Prize

28 August 2014. Sussex-based artist, Thomas Allen has been shortlisted for the Threadneedle Prize, which carries a prize of £20,000 plus his own solo exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London. With over … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Brighton Photo Biennial Volunteers ** deadline 31 Aug 2014 ** Brighton

    Delivering a month-long programme of exhibitions and events takes a huge team of volunteers. We’ll need a crack team to help us deliver this year’s festival: from gallery … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Call out for Artists: Public Art Commission ** deadline 7 Sep 2014 ** East Sussex County Council

    “Transparent Newhaven”Public Art Commission – Glass £6,000 East Sussex Library and Information Service is seeking an early career artist to create a window in four panels for the … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Festival Producer ** deadline 28 Aug 2014 ** Brighton Dome

  Brighton Festival Festival Producer   Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Producer to lead the delivery of Brighton Festival 2015. Brighton Festival is … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Review: Ms Adventure’s post modern take on Beardsley’s elegant decadence – Judi Thomas at Ground Coffee House, Hove

Sussex Artbeat visited the private view of Ms Adventures show on Monday, and we loved the drawings. The viewer is first captured by design – light and dark, stillness and intensity, … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Exhibition Review: SEVEN Local Artists ** Clarendon Centre, Brighton

On 28th June 2014 at Clarendon Centre in Brighton a range of artwork was showcased by seven local artists, featuring: Scott Patience, Mitch Hall, Annie Elliot, Alfie Dwyer, Archie Greene-Bell, … Continue reading

July 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Call for applications OPEN 2014 ** deadline 18 July 2014 ** Brighton Photo Fringe

Brighton Photo Fringe invites applications for OPEN 2014, an open submission solo exhibition opportunity for an emerging to mid-career photographer or lens based artist.OPEN 2014 will be the keynote exhibition … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Call for Submissions: Digital Arts & Tech Commissions ** deadline 4 July 2014 ** Brighton Digital Festival

Brighton Digital Festival is a month long celebration of digital arts and culture, taking place in Brighton throughout the month of September. We are the fastest growing digital festival in … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment