Sussex ArtBeat

Art on show in Brighton and Hove & East and West Sussex

Category Archives: East Sussex (inc Lewes Eastbourne & Hastings)

Arts Jobs: Development Manager: Partnerships and Philanthropy, Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft ** deadline 9 Dec 2016

  Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft is a small cultural venue in the Sussex village of Ditchling.  Through a dynamic programme of free engagement outside the museum and village, … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Visitor Services + Cafe Assistant, Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft ** deadline 9 Dec 2016

  As a key member of the Visitor Services team you will welcome visitors to the museum, providing them with detailed information and consistently delivering the highest standards of friendly … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Century: 100 Modern British Artists ** 23 Oct 2016 – 8 Jan 2017 ** Jerwood Gallery

  Curated by writer and lecturer James Russell, this exhibition will bring together one hundred Modern British artists, showcasing a vibrant mix of paintings, sculpture and works on paper selected from … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Towards Night – Sixty artists explore the nocturnal ** 24 Sep 2016 – 22 Jan 2017 ** Towner Art Gallery

The evening hour too gives us the irresponsibility which darkness and lamplight bestow. We are no longer quite ourselves. – Virginia Woolf, Street Haunting: A London Adventure, 1930 Towards Night is … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Keith Tyson – Turn Back Now ** 28 Jan – 17 Apr 2017 ** Jerwood Gallery

Jerwood Gallery is delighted to welcome Turner Prize Winner (2002) Keith Tyson to the gallery in January to launch our 2017 exhibition programme. Turn Back Now will feature a selection … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: One Day, Something Happens: Paintings of People **  15 Oct 2016 – 8 Jan 2017 ** Towner Art Gallery

A National Partners Programme exhibition from the Arts Council Collection, curated by Jennifer Higgie.One Day, Something Happens explores the everyday theatricality of the body. The artists in this exhibition approach … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

LAST CHANCE TO SEE: Marcus Harvey – Inselaffe ** until 16 Oct 2016 ** Jerwood Gallery

This summer Jerwood  welcomes leading British artist and YBA (Young British Artist) Marcus Harvey to the gallery for his largest UK public gallery exhibition to date. Inselaffe, centres around Harvey’s … Continue reading

October 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Event: Alfriston Labyrinth Festival ** 11-18 Jun 2016 ** Alfriston

The focus of the whole event is a labyrinth ‘cut’ into the grass between St Andrew’s Church and the River Cuckmere. We extend a warm welcome to everyone to come … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Recording Britain ** 6 Feb – 2 May 2016 ** Towner, Eastbourne

At the outbreak of the Second World War an ambitious scheme was set up to employ artists on the home front to record the changing landscape of Britain. Sir Kenneth … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Shows: 2016 Programme ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Jerwood Gallery is thrilled to announce the 2016 programme which includes a crowd-sourced John Bratby exhibition, new work from contemporary artist Marcus Harvey, Picasso in the UK, focused explorations of Prunella … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Art from Elsewhere ** 23 Jan – 3 Apr 2016 ** Towner, Eastbourne

 Art from Elsewhere is a major touring exhibition bringing together works that depict different realities of profound global change by some of the most influential international artists working today. Focusing on … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art Show: John Bratby – Everything but the Kitchen Sink including the Kitchen sink ** 30 Jan – 17 Apr 2016 ** Jerwood Gallery

John Bratby was a prolific painter, writer and something of an enfant terrible on the British art scene during the Fifties and Sixties. Born in 1928, he died in his … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Head of Learning ** deadline 7 Dec 2015 ** Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

  Towner Art Gallery Head of Learning £30,000 per annum Towner is an award-winning art gallery, showcasing artists of national and international significance and presenting works from the acclaimed collection. We … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Sculptor ** deadline 23 Nov 2015 ** Eastbourne

  Eastbourne Borough Council (EBC) are pleased to announce a competition to create a piece of public art that ‘captures the moment’ to reflect on the pier fire in the … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Gallery Development Manager ** deadline 25 Nov 2015 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Gallery Development Manager – Maternity Cover Jerwood Gallery in Hastings, East Sussex, is seeking a Gallery Development Manager (maternity cover) to join its busy team. The role is fundamental to … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Jill Tattersall – Telling Tales ** 1-31 Oct 2015 ** Abbey Hotel, Battle, East Sussex

Each painting has its story … a story of time, place and the moment. Specially for the Battle Festival, Jill has provided a brief commentary by each painting to give … Continue reading

October 19, 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: Communications & Marketing Assistant ** deadline 26 Oct 2015 ** Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne

We are recruiting for a full-time permanent Communications & Marketing Assistant to work in our busy Communications & Marketing team. This is an exciting role for someone with minimum one-year experience working … 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

Art Show: John Napier: Stages, Beyond the Fourth Wall ** 29 Nov 2015 – 31 Jan 2016 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Multi award-winning set and costume designer John Napier brings theatre and art together in a new exhibition, Stages, Beyond the Fourth Wall. Napier’s innovation and distinctive style is responsible for some … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Film London Jarman Award Touring Programme 2015 ** 5-8 Nov 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

See a diverse and thought-provoking programme of artists’ moving image and hear from one of the six shortlisted artists for this year’s Jarman Award: Adam Chodzko, Seamus Harahan, Gail Pickering, … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: The Hop Gallery Contemporary Art Exhibition ** 24 Oct – 8 Nov 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

  The Hop Gallery Contemporary Art Exhibition returns with renewed vigor with an intriguing and eclectic collection of beautiful paintings, original prints, sculptures, photography and jewellery. Bringing local, regional and national … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Shows at Hop Gallery ** Nov-Dec 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

IN THE JUNGLE….. PART OF THE BIG DRAW 2015 Workshops: Saturday 31st October, 1pm – 3.30pm Sunday 1st November, 1pm – 3.30pm In conjunction with the Hop Contemporary Art Exhibition … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: PAINT 5 ** 3-18 Oct 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

  Five well known Sussex artists meet again with a dazzling show of new work in oil, collage, acrylic and watercolour. Sue Barnes, Sheila Marlborough, Kate Penoyre, Angela Perrin and … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Cecily Tucker – Home and Away ** 19 Sep – 1 Oct 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

These new paintings are memories or re-workings of places that mean a lot to Cecily Tucker; Cornwall, Ireland and Venice. She work from thumb-nail sketches and images are subsequently transformed … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Chalk Gallery at the Towner ** 2-14 Oct 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Chalk Gallery is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a special exhibition of paintings, prints, jewellery, ceramics, sculptures and wood carvings by past and present members, at the Towner Gallery.Chalk is … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Julian Germain – The Future is Ours, Classroom Portraits 2004-2015 ** 10 Oct 2015 – 10 Jan 2016 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Towner is delighted to present the UK Premiere of British photographer and artist Julian Germain’s exhibition, The Future is Ours.The Future is Ours explores the universal themes of school and … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Horizons: Kettle’s Yard ** 12 Sep 2015 – 3 Jan 2016 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Kettle’s Yard was the Cambridge home of Jim and Helen Ede, who together created an impressive collection of British and European art. During his life, Jim had been a curator … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Rachel Howard At Sea ** 18 Jul – 4 Oct 2015 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

  This summer we welcome leading British artist, Rachel Howard, to the gallery for her largest solo public gallery exhibition in the UK.Her distinctive, abstract paintings have been globally recognised … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

LAST CHANCE TO SEE: East Sussex Open 2015 ** until 20 Sep 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

East Sussex Open brings together the best artists and makers from across the East Sussex region – from Rye to Eastbourne to Brighton & Hove. With a record number of entries, this … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Liz de Pauley ** 22 Aug – 6 Sep 2015 **Hop Gallery, Lewes, East Sussex

As part of the Artwave Festival 2015 Liz de Pauley will be exhibiting recent oil paintings which are a celebration of useful objects. Even the most mundane things have their … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

ARTWAVE FESTIVAL 2015 ** 22 Aug – 6 Sep 2015 ** Lewes

Now in the 22nd year, the festival attracted over 300 different artists and makers to be part of Artwave, with 2015 being the busiest year to date. For two weeks … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: John McSweeney – Capturing the Spectacle: Paintings of Modern Life ** 11-26 Jul 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

HOT OF THE PRESS – New Exhibition opens this Friday evening 6pm onwards (10th of July). Please join the Hop Gallery on Friday evening for the opening of their very … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Lowry by the Sea ** 11 Jun – 1 Nov 2015 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Laurence Stephen Lowry RA (1887-1976) is one of the most celebrated and beloved British artists of all time. This two room display celebrates Lowry’s unique contribution to 20th Century British … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Limelight: Distant Fictions – Artists from the Diep-Haven Festival ** 2-28 Jun 2015 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

  The next exhibition in the gallery’s Limelight series brings an international flavour to the gallery. Inspired by the 17th century explores who left various European ports – including Dieppe, … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Richard Billingham: Panoramic ** 25 Apr – 28 Jun 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Capturing the British countryside, from the South Downs to the Norfolk Fen and Constable’s Country in the East of England, Richard Bilingham’s photographs expose the rich textures in these landscapes. … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Drawn to Paint – Ann Johnson and Anne De Geus** 20 Jun – 6 Jul 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

 An exhibition showing how two painters source and develop their work, sometimes using similar subjects as a starting point, occasionally painting from each other’s drawings and demonstrating how individual interpretation … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Wave After Wave – Louise Chavannes ** 6-18 Jun 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

New works by Louise exploits the ferocity and drama of waves and the beauty and colour therein. Portraying her love and respect of the ocean reflecting memories of a childhood … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arts Jobs: Head of Exhibitions ** deadline 1 Jun 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Towner is an award winning art gallery, showcasing artists of national and international significance and presenting works from our acclaimed collection. We place learning and a commitment to access at … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Star Group Lifers ** 23-31 May 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

  Artists from the Star Group demonstrate the importance of Life Drawing as an Art form. Members draw, paint and print to reveal the Nude in all its expressions. They … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Lewes, Everyday Life with a bit of Myth and Poetry – Helen Holder ** 9-21 May 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

Pleasantly surprised by the success of her 2012 exhibition “People, Places, Poetry and Things”, and her participation in the 2014 Open Show, both at the Hop, Helen is returning with … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: David Taylor – The Family of Eve ** 25 Apr – 7 May 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

Are not all women genetically related to Eve? Listen to the music of Leonard Cohen capturing that spirit not photographically, more impressionistic and surrealistic… Think Grayson Perry or Lucas Cranach’s … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

ART at BRIGHTON FRINGE ** 28 Apr – 3 Jun 2015

@5ftinf Pop-Up Shop Company: 5ftinf Venue: Vine Street Vintage Category: Visual Arts 16-17, 23-24 May 12:00 Free, non-ticketed [3hrs] Full details View description Alice Walton Ceramics: Open Studio Company: Alice … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Limelight: Ibrahim El-Salahi – HARAZ ** 28 Apr – 31 May 2015 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

‘I keep working on one particular theme inspired by a tree, an acacia locally called the Haraz that grows on the banks of the Nile. During the rainy season the … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: A Scottish Selection: Paintings from the Fleming Collection ** 18 Apr – 12 Jul 2015 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

  A Scottish Selection: Paintings from the Fleming Collection will showcase a group of works by significant Modern British artists from the 20th century including: Craigie Aitchison, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, John … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Museums at Night ** 13-16 May 2015 ** Brighton, Eastbourne, Chichester

Museums at Night, which will explode into life from Wednesday 13 – Saturday 16 May 2015 and Friday 30 – Saturday 31 October 2015, is a biannual UK-wide festival which attracts … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Gaylord Meech – The Dark and the Light ** 11-23 Apr 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

For his third solo exhibition at the Hop Gallery, Gaylord Meech explores one of the most fundamental tensions in all painting: that between dark and light. A girl’s pale face … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: FOUR ** 21 Mar – 5 Apr 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

Four painters, Susan Evans, June Frickleton, Patrick O’Donnell and Adrian Walker using oil on canvas. Themes explored include responses to both natural environments and manmade forms. The artists use different … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Moving it on ** 7-15 Mar 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

An opportunity to view and buy from a mixed collection of artworks, some previously exhibited at Hop. Exhibition: Saturday 7th to Sunday 15th March 2015 Open: Wednesday to Saturday 11am … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Call for artists: Outside In ** deadline 27 Feb 2015 ** East Sussex and Brighton

Opportunity for East Sussex & Brighton based artists, Outside In   Outside In – a project based at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester which provides a platform for those facing … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment