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Art on show in Brighton & Hove and Sussex

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

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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


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

ART SHOW: Ephemeral Landscapes – A meeting of two minds ** 22 Feb – 9 Mar 2020 ** Kellie Miller Arts, Brighton

Hannah Baker Ivory and Sam Peacock have been collaborating on work inspired by the landscape of the North and South Downs. They felt that Kellie Miller Arts Gallery was an … Continue reading

February 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

DANCE, MOVEMENT, POWER: Dynamite Gallery, Brighton: 3 -25 May 2019

DANCE, MOVEMENT, POWER by Henry Gomez April 24, 2019   This group exhibition is celebrating the beauty in many forms of our show title.  Opening 3rd May – 25th May … Continue reading

May 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Marta Ptaszkiewicz at YMCA – Artists Open Houses ** May 2019

Marta Ptaszkiewicz will take part in Artists Open Houses at YMCA, showing some of her new works alongside other artists in a group show. Private View is on the 30th … Continue reading

April 19, 2019 · 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

Art Show: Heroes and Villains ** 02 Mar – 28 Apr 2019 ** Dynamite Gallery, Brighton

With the ridiculousness of a Brexit that keeps spluttering on and a Mexican wall that will never get built but that is stopping hardworking Americans from getting paid, it’s time … Continue reading

February 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Art Auction: MAFA Catalogue 2018 ** 23-27 April

  The MAFA Fine Art Auction is taking place at Grand Parade Foyer at the University of Brighton from the 23rd – 27th April 2018, with online bidding here mafacatalogue2018 … Continue reading

April 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Jo Hathaway – The Memory of Landscape ** 28 Nov – 3 Dec 2017 ** Gallery 40, Brighton

Jo Hathaway about her work: “Seamus Heaney wrote: ‘Between my finger and thumb/the squat pen rests/I’ll dig with it’ – I think this is what I try to do with … Continue reading

November 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brighton Print Fair ** 15-24 Sep 2017 ** Phoenix Brighton

Brighton Print Fair is a new selling event taking place over ten days promoting printmaking in all its various forms. 80+ printmakers will exhibit their work showing a wide rang … Continue reading

September 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Before words: latest contemporary art at the MA Fine Art show, Brighton University, 7- 15 July 2017

An inspiring exhibition of the latest in fine art will open on Friday 7 July 2017: the MA Fine Art Year End Show at Brighton University.  The art is diverse, … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Artists Open Studios at Phoenix Brighton – photoreview

Twice a year artists at Phoenix Brighton open their studio doors to the public, giving us a chance to see their works and have a chat. Phoenix Brighton Open Studios … Continue reading

May 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nova Pop – Billy Chainsaw :: Brush, Brighton :: 25 March – 07 April 2017

Billy Chainsaw brings a brand new solo art show to Brush Hair Salon and Gallery: NOVA POP! At Brush Hair Salon, Brighton 25 MARCH – 7 APRIL PRIVATE VIEW: 25 … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Art Show: LAST SHOW at the Corridor Gallery! The heX-mas Bazaar ** 7-31 Dec 2016 ** Corridor Gallery, Brighton

  As some may know and some may not, Corridor Gallery has to announce the very sad news that we are closing our doors at the end of the year. … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Office Manager, Brighton Fringe Ltd ** deadline 1 Dec 2016

Brighton Fringe Ltd seeks a highly motivated and dynamic individual for the position of Office Manager for Brighton Fringe, England’s largest arts festival and one of the largest fringe festivals … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · 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

 Brighton and Hove’s Artists Open Houses ** 26 Nov – 11 Dec 2016 ** Brighton, Hove, Ditchling

Visiting the Artists Open Houses Christmas Festival is a great way to take the strain out of Christmas shopping and this Christmas the AOH Festival is bigger and better than … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Events: Do You Speak Seagull? ** 23 Nov – 10 Dec 2016 ** ONCA

For November and the weeks around Remembrance Day for Lost Species 2016, ONCA hosts a visual and poetic exploration of communication and translation between species and languages. What can we … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Paintings by Kate Sherman – Rendlesham ** 5-13 Nov 2016 ** ONCA

This November ONCA is delighted to be hosting Kate Sherman’s solo painting exhibition, Rendlesham. Rendlesham is the culmination of a two-year project, during which the artist has documented the forest and created … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Call for Artists: Remembrance Day for Lost Species ** 30 Nov 2016 ** ONCA

Three species are lost to eternity every hour. November 30th is a chance to learn and tell their stories, and to renew commitments to those remaining.  At a time of … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Art Show: Constant Linear Velocity – Sculptural sound works by Stephen Cornford** 12 Nov – 11 Dec 2016 ** Phoenix Brighton

The Record Player Orchestra Breathing Space Graham Dunning                                           Presented … Continue reading

October 8, 2016 · Leave a comment