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

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

Art Show: ‘Homecoming’ – Alex Grey ** 14 Feb – 1 Mar 2015 ** Hop Gallery, Lewes

Following the success of last year’s multisensory show, Maiden Voyage, synaesthesic abstract artist Alex Grey closes the circle by returning to open Hop’s 2015 programme with Homecoming, a journey into … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: IN FOCUS: EDWARD BURRA – A RYE VIEW ** 26 Feb – 7 Jun 2015 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

.. Edward Burra (1905-1976) was one of the most enigmatic and intriguing British artists working during the 20th century. A Rye View brings together a group of his watercolours depicting … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Chantal Joffe – Beside the Seaside ** 31 Jan – 12 Apr 2015 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

  A major exhibition of works by Chantal Joffe, whose powerful portraits of women and children combine insight, integrity and humour. Joffe paints with expressive fluidity, using large brush-strokes and … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Ori Gersht ** 7 Feb – 26 Apr 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

    UK-based Israeli artist Ori Gersht will be showing two major moving image works Evaders (2009, from the Towner Collection) and The Forest, (2005) alongside a series of large … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Show: John Virtue: North Sea Paintings and Monotypes ** 17 Jan – 12 Apr 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

  The first major exhibition by this distinguished artist to open in London in five years now comes to Eastbourne. In a striking departure from the huge paintings of London … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

BPF14 still time to see ** November 2014 ** Brighton Photo Fringe

  BPF14 still time to see: Delicate Threads Tess Zahn Pelican On Portland Until 9 Nov The Light at the End of the World Rob MacDonald Moe’s at the Circus … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Shows at Hop Gallery ** November-December 2014 ** Lewes, East Sussex

  ÖSTERSUND TO SUSSEX – MOTHER & SON JOSEPH DAVEY & LINDY DUNBAR Preview and meet the artists: Saturday 1st November 12.30pm – 2.30pm Exhibition: Saturday 1st to Thursday 13th November … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hop Gallery ** Lewes, East Sussex

  Hop Gallery is a delightful, light and calming visual arts exhibition space; situated in the 18th century Star Brewery building with its ancient brickwork, massive beams and echoes of … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

BPF14 : What’s on in the final week ** 27 Oct – 2 Nov 2014 and beyond ** BRIGHTON PHOTO FRINGE

  We’re into the final week of BPF14 and what a fantastic festival it’s been! We hope you’ve enjoyed all the exhibitions and events you’ve seen and taken part in … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

BPF14: What’s on Week 3 ** 20-26 Oct 2014 ** Brighton Photo Fringe

Events: ROB HORNSTRA ARTIST TALK Mon 20 OCT 18:30-21:00 At THE MINICLICK BUSINESS CONCERNRob Hornstra is a photographer and self-publisher of slow-form documentary work. In addition to The Sochi Project, he is the … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mouth and Foot Painting Artists exhibition | Towner

  The British MFPA will hold their annual exhibition and artists conference at Towner, displaying 60 original images by 20 MFPA artists, as well as a range of prints. The … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tight Modern ** 20 Sep – 5 Oct 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Tight Modern, which showcases outstanding work by 60 marginalised and disabled artists, is a miniature replica 9ft x 5ft with a 12ft high chimney of London’s iconic Tate Modern. Tight … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Exhibition: Twixt Two Worlds ** 11 Oct 2014 – 4 Jan 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

  Twixt Two Worlds is presented in association with Brighton Photo Biennial BPB14 which runs 4 October – 2 November 2014. Inspired by the Barnes Brothers’ collection of early cinema … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Exhibition: Connections, Influences and Associations ** 13 Sep – 2 Nov 2014 ** De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill

  Connections, Influences and Associations more informationsee also rooftop foyer ArchivePosters American Style, Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit about 20th-century American posters. Selected from the archive of ISTD International Society … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art exhibition: Ravilious Room ** 13 Sep 2014 – 02 Mar 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Towner gallery is excited to present the first display in their new permanent, dedicated Ravilious Room, which will include a selection of his finest watercolours. Towner holds one of the … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art exhibition: Land and Sea ** 13 Sep 2014 – 18 Jan 2015 ** Towner, Eastbourne

A selection of new acquisitions and existing works from the permanent collection. The display will tie in with Twixt Two Worlds and will focus on works that use film and … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Exhibition: JAKE & DINOS CHAPMAN – IN THE REALM OF THE UNMENTIONABLE ** 25 Oct 2014 – 07 Jan 2015 ** Jerwood Gallery

A major exhibition of new work by Jake and Dinos Chapman, whose provocative and confrontational art continues to shock and awe. The brothers’ darkly comic take on consumer culture brings … Continue reading

September 18, 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

Art exhibition: Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter ** 12 Jul – 21 Sep 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

In this large-scale exhibition, Towner will bring together the wide range of work by the influential and inspirational artist and designer Peggy Angus. Born in 1904 in Chile, Angus moved … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

ART at Brighton Digital Festival 2014 : Events Programme September 2014

Art events at Brighton Digital Festival 2014. To see more details click the heading.  CiCi Blumstein & The Lucky Frog present: Croaking Drain, Hidden Frog It’s a fact: Amphibians are … Continue reading

September 1, 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

Quartet – The Coach House Gallery, Alfriston – 18 July -18 August 2014

Quartet is a group exhibition by Maggie Edwards, Penelope Oakley, Amanda Lawrence and Pippa Burley – four local artists exhibiting together for the first time in the village of Alfriston in the heart … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Art Exhibition: Quentin Blake ** 19 Jul – 15 Oct 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

As part of the summer Jerwood Drawing Festival there will be an exclusive display of Sir Quentin Blakes’ artistic responses to his favourite works from the Jerwood Collection. The exhibition … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Exhibition: DRAWN TOGETHER. ARTIST AS SELECTOR ** 19 Jul – 15 Oct 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Drawn Together: Artist as Selector celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Jerwood Drawing Prize. The exhibition centres on the role of drawing in the practice of eminent artists, including Michael … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Exhibition: START CELEBRATION ** 21 Jun – 9 Jul 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Currently on display in the gallery’s studio is a selection of work created by the young people who took part in this year’s START Programme. The display offers a snapshot … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Exhibition: PHILIP HUGHES: COASTLINES ** 03 May- 08 Jun 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

              Spotlight is a new series of one-room revolving displays, offering a range of exciting contemporary art for sale. The Spotlight programme at Jerwood … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Verbatim by Ansel Krut at Jerwood Gallery in Hastings. 3 May – 9 July 2014. PREVIEW – works rarely seen in public – bright cheeriness conceals dark humour and innuendo

Verbatim, a collection of paintings by Ansel Krut, opens today 3 May 2014 at Jerwood Gallery in Hastings, in time for the town’s Mayday celebrations this weekend. Fresh, joyful colours and deceptively tranquil subjects lend … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Exhibition: ANSEL KRUT VERBATIM ** 3 May – 9 Jul 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

    This exhibition will bring together a series of largely unseen paintings by Ansel Krut (b.1959) in what will be the most significant exhibition of Krut’s work to date. … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

United Visual Artists exhibition ** 18 Apr – 22 Jun 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

United Visual Artists (UVA) is an art practice that use design processes to combine a wide range of disciplines including sculpture, installation, live performance, and architecture. Drawing upon their studies … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Big Art Secret 2 exhibition ** 8-23 Mar 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Towner and St Wilfrid’s Hospice are staging The Big Art Secret 2, a fundraising effort to support the local hospice and Towner. Postcard-sized art will be exhibited at Towner for … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ansel Krut ** 3 May – 9 Jul 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Jerwood spring show will be an exhibition of painting by Ansel Krut (b. 1959). Krut’s painting focuses around subverting still life by linking objects to create improbable, playful and often … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

IN FOCUS: Marlow Moss ** 12 Oct 2013 – 23 Apr 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

This Tate touring exhibition features a group of works by Marlow Moss (1889-1958), now regarded as one of Britain’s most important Constructivist artists. The paintings, reliefs and sculptures, drawn from … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

IN FOCUS: ALFRED WALLIS ** 1 Feb – 23 Apr 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

Complementing the collection exhibition will be a single room display, profiling the work of Alfred Wallis (1855-1942). Wallis, whose work also features in the Jerwood Collection, was a key figure … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

JERWOOD COLLECTION: REVEALED ** 1 Feb – 23 Apr 2014 ** Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

This exhibition will offer an in depth look into the Jerwood Collection of 20th and 21st century British art, exploring the history and personal stories of the collection’s development. The … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Near Dark ** 8 Feb – 4 May 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Explore the space between night and day, between the dog and the wolf, in a display curated by the artist/film maker John Skoog. Drawing from the time when night approaches … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wonderland – exhibition ** 2 Nov 2013 – 26 Jan 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Inspired by Chiharu Shiota’s exhibition in the Exhibition Gallery, this display will draw on works in the collection that explore themes of space and architecture. Many of the pieces contain … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

John Skoog: Redoubt ** 25 Jan – 6 Apr 2014 ** Towner, Eastbourne

John Skoog works with film and video. He follows in the tradition of Scandinavian film through the use of stark landscapes and slow-pacing. The poetic use of the Swedish landscape … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Towner Contemporary Art Museum :: Eastbourne

Towner styles itself  “the contemporary art museum for South East England.” Towner is free to enter, and presents major exhibitions of UK and international contemporary art, and has a renowned collection of … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment