Sussex ArtBeat

Art on show in Brighton & Hove and Sussex

Abigail Bowen artist open house to 28 May

We love Abigail Bowen’s luminous layered oils of translucent colour. Last day of her Brighton open house show 28 May 2023. link for more info

May 28, 2023 · Leave a comment

Cecil Rice at artist open house to 28 May

We visited Cecil Rice’s house and saw his beautiful use of light and colour in oils and watercolours of local scenes. Show ends 28 May. Link to more info:

May 28, 2023 · Leave a comment

Absence note – and Artist Open Houses Brighton, May, 2023

Just a quick note to let followers of Sussex Artbeat know that we have not been posting in recent months because of personal challenges. But we are intending to engage … Continue reading

May 4, 2023 · Leave a comment

Displacement Activity :: Sam Hewitt :: Pop Gallery Brighton :: 15-29 Sept 22

Sam Hewitt is showing new paintings at Pop Gallery Brighton (ex Dynamite) to Thursday 29 September. BraveAdmin posted this response to the show. I feel familiar with Sam’s paintings of … Continue reading

September 26, 2022 · Leave a comment

Ysidro Pergamino & Amanda Sumpter :: prints and sculpture at Atelier Beside the Sea :: Brighton :: 8 Sept 2022

Sculpture by stone carver and painter Amanda Sumpter, and polemic printmaker Ysidro Pergamino, will be on show at Atelier Beside the Sea from Thursday 8th September. “After the of riot … Continue reading

September 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

DON’T MISS: Meet the Artist, An Evening with Patrick Morales-Lee

Friday 2nd Sept, 7-9pm at Katherine Richards Art Gallery, Hove 111 Portland Road, Hove BN3 5DP / Tickets £10 TO BOOK, CLICK HERE Join us on Friday 2nd September for … Continue reading

September 1, 2022 · Leave a comment

Wings of Desire :: Wim Wenders film season at Towner Eastbourne :: 28 Aug 2022

Wim Wenders, Wings of Desire, 1987. This mini-series of selected classics provides a retrospective of New German Cinema icon Wim Wenders, giving you the perfect opportunity to familiarise yourself with … Continue reading

August 26, 2022 · Leave a comment

My Crazy Family Golf by Watts & Dad :: Fabrica Brighton :: July -28 Aug 2022

This summer Fabrica presents My Crazy Family Golf, a participative project made by Lisa Watts and her father, Gordon Watts (referred to as ‘Dad’), including the short film, Dad Cares. Together … Continue reading

August 26, 2022 · Leave a comment

ATELIER OPEN :: Brighton Atelier :: 14 July – 3 Sept 2022

ATELIER PR: “To celebrate the first 12 months of our beautiful gallery beside the sea we’re throwing open the doors by having an OPEN – an exhibition that is open … Continue reading

August 26, 2022 · Leave a comment

Dynamite pops out and TBoy takes over

As Dynamite evolves into an art fair based in London, the Brighton gallery has been taken over by contemporary artist, TBoy. Dynamite’s curator Henry said: “After 9 years running Dynamite … Continue reading

August 26, 2022 · Leave a comment

AFTERMATH :: Peter Mammes :: Koop Brighton :: 8 Sept – 1 Oct 2022

AFTERMATH An exhibition of Paintings, Relief Sculpture and Drawings by Peter Mammes 8 September – 1 OctoberThrough his artwork Peter Mammes aims to surpass language barriers posed by the written … Continue reading

August 26, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Graham Ruskin Read – Paintings and Drawings – a retrospective ** 23-31 July 2022 ** The Regency Town House, Hove

A retrospective exhibition of work from the archive of a thoughtful and prolific artist and inspiring teacher. Composed of beautifully observed studies of natural forms, still lives imbued with symbolism, … Continue reading

July 29, 2022 · Leave a comment

Gallery event, Thurs 21st July 7pm-9pm in Hove: An evening with internationally-acclaimed artist Chloe McCarrick

Join us for an exclusive evening with Chloe McCarrick, our Collection Four headlining artist, to learn about her work and influences. Hosted by gallery owner Katherine Richards, this intimate and … Continue reading

June 27, 2022 · Leave a comment

Moncrieff-Bray Summer Exhibition :: 6 May-25th June 2022

45 artists and sculptors selected from Land’s End to Ullapool.  New work by some of our best loved artists is shown alongside exciting new talents throughout the gallery and landscaped gardens.  … Continue reading

April 21, 2022 · Leave a comment

Artists Open Houses ** weekends 7-29 May 2022 ** Brighton and Hove

2022 will be a very special year for Brighton and Hove’s Artists Open Houses festival as it celebrates its 40th Anniversary. Brighton and Hove Artist Open Houses, the originator of … Continue reading

March 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show PV: Counter Culture ** Hidden Gallery

Sussex Artbeat visited Hidden Gallery for the Private View on the of their ‘Counter Culture’ show. For information about the show and for more links visit

March 22, 2022 · Leave a comment

Dynamite Gallery to stage Dynamite Art Fair in Brixton 31 March – 3 April 2020

Dynamite Gallery will stage Dynamite Art Fair No 1 in Brixton, London, 31 March – 3 April 2020. “I couldn’t be more excited to announce the artists that will be … Continue reading

March 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

COUNTER CULTURE – From The Factory To The Street ** Hidden Gallery, Brighton ** 19 Mar to 30 April 2022

Over sixty limited edition works on paper, many of them hand-signed, by the legends of Pop and Street Art, will be on show at Hidden Gallery in Brighton’s North Laine … Continue reading

March 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Journeys From An Absent Present to a Lost Past – Mohamad Hafez ** 15 Apr – 29 May 2022 ** Fabrica, Brighton

 This Spring, Fabrica and Brighton Festival co-present a series of artworks by the Syrian born, US-based architect and artist Mohamad Hafez, shown for the first time in the UK. These … Continue reading

March 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: The Light that Speaks – David Storey ** 26 Mar – 16 Apr 2022 ** Cameron Contemporary Art, Hove

“My paintings offer ‘glimpsed’ or half-remembered figures and faces – re-imagined people standing on the edge of living memory, recovered from a personal archive of the forgotten.” David Storey Introduction … Continue reading

March 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

The Kissing Coppers, iconic artwork by Brighton’s Banksy, to be auctioned by pop-star Robbie Williams – sale estimate £2.5-3m

22 February 2022 – Pop star Robbie Williams is to sell three works by the street artist Banksy, including the Kissing Coppers, which could be seen on a pub wall … Continue reading

February 23, 2022 · Leave a comment

Collection Two opens at Katherine Richards Art Gallery, Hove on Friday 10 December

Explore a beautiful collection of original artworks by emerging and established artists from Sussex and beyond. Visit the gallery in Hove or browse online for standout art pieces to transform … Continue reading

December 10, 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

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

Contemplative art at Kellie Miller Arts

Kellie Miller Arts in Brighton’s Lanes is hosting a collection of thought-provoking contemporary art, delighting the eye with masterful technique and stimulating the mind with reflections on the human condition. … Continue reading

November 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

Brighton Etsy Festive Markets :: Saturday 11 & 18 December :: Fabrica Brighton

The 2021 Brighton Etsy Seller’s Team’s annual Christmas market is this year hosted by Fabrica. This popular event showcases local designers, makers’ and artists’ work over two Saturdays in December. … Continue reading

November 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Lucia singers in Brighton :: St. Bartholomew’s Church :: 4 December 2021

Lucia singers will perform in Brighton at St. Bartholomew’s Church Saturday 4 December, tickets £10 “During the darkest time of the year, Lucia brings us a message of light and … Continue reading

November 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Imaginarium Exhibition :: Kellie Miller Gallery, Brighton :: 20 Nov – 20th Dec 2021

Kellie Miller Arts will host the The Imaginarium Exhibition 20 November- 20 December 2021. The show not only celebrates the creative imagination, but also marks the gallery’s 8th birthday at … Continue reading

November 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Moncrieff-Bray Autumn Exhibition

5th November – 24th December OPENING TIMES OPENING WEEKEND: 5th-7th November, 10 am-5pm 10th November – 18th December the gallery will be open WEDNESDAY to SATURDAY, 10 am – 4pm. … Continue reading

October 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

Through Smoke :: by Annie Mackin :: 35 North Gallery, Brighton :: 4-24 September 2021

Gallery 35 September exhibition features the work of Hastings based artist Annie Mackin. Annie explains the inspiration for her multi-sensory show. “The word perfume comes from the Latin, ‘per fumus’ … Continue reading

September 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

195 licks :: Guy Gee :: Dynamite Gallery Brighton :: 26 Aug – 19 Sept 2021

In September, Dynamite Gallery in Brighton will showcase the work of Guy Gee in an exhibition called “195 Licks”. The work is a homage to postage stamps: “195 countries in … Continue reading

August 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

Maker’s courses at Atelier Beside The Sea (Brighton)

ATELIER BESIDE THE SEA Atelier Beside the Sea is a studio-workshop on Brighton seafront, brought to you by the creators of the MADE shows and Brighton Art Fair, Jon Tutton … Continue reading

August 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Walenty Wróblewski :: Kellie Miller Gallery, Brighton

Walenty Wróblewski, is Artist Of The Month at Kellie Miller’s gallery. Walenty is a successful and acclaimed painter. He has 55 solo exhibitions to his name and has participated in … Continue reading

August 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Emma Hill :: Finding the Light :: 35 North Gallery, Brighton :: 7th – 28th August 2021

Bayntun Tulips, 2021 This August 35 North presents the work of artist Emma Hill. Emma is a figurative painter living and working in London, painting portraits, still life and landscape. … Continue reading

August 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Summer Events at Fabrica (Brighton)

Summer Events at Fabrica This summer, Brighton arts centre, Fabrica, presents a collection of talks, discussions and creative activities for all ages and abilities to explore the themes of the summer exhibition, Kiosk … Continue reading

August 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

A new display of dinosaur bones at Brighton & Hove’s Booth Museum of Natural History re-opened on Saturday 31 July 2021.

Booth Museum of Natural History re-opened on Saturday 31 July 21 with a new display of dinosaur bones. A spokesperson for the Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust said: “We have … Continue reading

August 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Flankers, Charlatans :: Fishing Quarter Gallery, Brighton :: 1 – 4 August 2021

Group show including Hix prize winner Elizabeth Eade. More info

August 2, 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

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

Two at 40 :: Richard Harris and Tracey Wadey :: Brighton Photo Fringe 2020 :: Gallery 40, Hove :: 20 October – 1 November 2020

Joint exhibition by award-winning fine art photographers/printers, Richard Harris and Tracy Wadey. Part of the 2020 Brighton Photo Fringe. Advance tickets are required. Tickets are free: see eventbrite link below. … Continue reading

October 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: Michelle Cobbin – Transitions ** 24 Sep – 10 Oct 2020 ** 35 North, Brighton

35 North are delighted to welcome back painter Michelle Cobbin with a new exhibition of work created almost entirely during lockdown. Here Michelle explains her inspiration for this beautiful collection … Continue reading

October 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

ART SHOW: LUKE HANNAM – ESCAPISM ** 10 Oct – 9 Nov 2020 ** Cameron Contemporary, Hove

Bold, painterly and never ever tentative;  Luke Hannam’s work excites, often challenges and certainly does not disappoint. ESCAPISM is a glorious exhibition by an artist full of confidence. With exhibitions … Continue reading

October 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Moncrieff-Bray Autumn Exhibition | Petworth | 30 October – 12 December 2020

Moncrieff-Bray Autumn Exhibition30th October – 12 December 2020Our Autumn exhibition will have a strong emphasis on sculpture with works by leading British Contemporary sculptors arranged in the sculpture garden creating … Continue reading

October 3, 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

The most glamorous, prestigious arts jobs in Sussex? Call for volunteer contributors to help the Artbeat revival

Loyal readers of Sussex Artbeat will have noticed a decline in our wonderful art news content over recent months. However, our devoted followers keep growing! So we know people want … Continue reading

May 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Use our Virtual Art Gallery – free platform for Sussex Artists

Don’t know why we didn’t think of this before! Does it take a virus-crisis to show us the obvious? Sussex Artbeat would like to invite Sussex Artists to use our … 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: BRINK: Caroline Lucas curates the Towner Collection ** until 10 May 2020 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Caroline Lucas – politician, cultural advocate and environmental campaigner – has taken on a new challenge this autumn: curating her first ever exhibition for a major UK gallery. Caroline is an active … Continue reading

February 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Riot! Celebrating Stonewall’s Anniversary. 2nd August – 31st August 2019.

Originally posted on SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon:
It’s going to be a Riot! At SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon, Brighton & Hove Pride exhibition.??Yes, there is partying,…

August 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

MA Fine Art Brighton 6-13 July 2019

Brighton University MA show 2019. Last weekend Sat 13 July

July 12, 2019 · Leave a comment