Sussex ArtBeat

Art on show in Brighton & Hove and Sussex

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

Bob Dylan original painting on show at Castle Fine Art, Brighton

An original painting by Bob Dylan, better known as a Nobel prize winning musician, is on show at Castle Fine Art in Brighton. Dylan’s large, atmospheric landscape depicts a lonely … Continue reading

December 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Sovereign State of Brighton :: Artists Open House :: 11,12 Dec 2021

Sussex Artbeat popped into Sovereign State of Brighton and snapped these photos of work by accomplished local artists including painter Elizabeth Eade, ceramicist Gordon Broadhurst, digital artist Tristan Green, sculptor … Continue reading

December 5, 2021 · 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

Affordable art at new Hove gallery in Artists Open Houses **4-5 Dec**

Exciting new art gallery in Hove curated by interior designer and artist Katherine Richards

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 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

MADE BRIGHTON is back on Brighton’s arts scene :: 26th, 27th November 2021 :: St Barts’ Church, Brighton

After a little hiatus, the craft-persons and makers exhibition, MADE BRIGHTON, is back. The exhibition and showcase of all that’s designery or artsy and handmade (with a little overflow, here … Continue reading

November 17, 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

Jonathan Smith, Artist of the Month :: Kellie Miller Arts, Brighton :: August 2021

August 2021 – Jonathan Smith is Artist of the Month at Kellie Miller Arts, Brighton, where the gallery has received a new collection of his works. Smith lives near the … Continue reading

August 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

As cold as can be in an English Sea – Lockdown Collages by John Lymer :: Gallery 40, Brighton :: 9-15 August 2021

Mixed media collages produced over lockdown by Fine artist John Lymer will be on show at Brighton’s Gallery 40 during August 2021 “Fine artist John Lymer explores aspects of surface, … Continue reading

August 3, 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

Stimulating Art from Life :: Sussex County Arts Club Annual Show 2021 :: Weekends June 2021

A stimulating presentation of art from life sessions at Sussex County Arts Club in central Brighton. Drawings, paintings and sculpture. Annual art show open 1pm-5pm Saturday and Sunday through June … Continue reading

June 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blurred lines and gender art at LeRoy 3D gallery in Brighton

Paintings and mixed media that blurs the lines of gender archetypes at LeRoy 3 D art gallery on Bond Street. Combination of HyperTalk hyper real oil painting and 3D colour … Continue reading

June 11, 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: ‘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 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 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

Hanover Creative Yard Sale :: 17 Apr 2021, 10am-2pm :: Various locations Brighton

Start of the Arts season in Brighton! Independent artists and craftspeople selling art from from their homes in Brighton. Local, socially distanced, Hanover Creative Yard Sale 17 Apr 2021, 10am-2pm. … Continue reading

April 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Rock ‘n’ Roll with Me – Bowie/MacCormack 1973-76 :: Brighton and Hove Museum :: 18 May 2021 -23 January 2022

Tickets on sale for acclaimed Bowie show at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery – extended to January 2022 Fans of Bowie have been given extra time to catch up with … Continue reading

April 13, 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

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

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

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

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: 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