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Art on show in Brighton & Hove and Sussex

Moncrieff-Bray Summer Exhibition . 6th May-25th June.

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

Europa withy lantern installed at St Bartholomew’s Church, central Brighton 4 July – 18 July 2019

Europa withy (willow) lantern installed at St Bartholomew’s Church, central Brighton 4 July – 18 July 2019. Please come visit us. Europa is the founding myth of the European … Continue reading

July 4, 2019 · 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

Limbo: show of social art at SEAS Brighton, 4 May – 2 June 2019

The Limbo exhibition will take place 4 May – 2 June 2019 at SEAS (Socially Engaged Art Salon). The show will include series of workshops, film screenings and artist talks … Continue reading

May 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Flanker ** 20-23 Apr 2019 ** Fishermans Quarter Gallery

  …   Artists Jake Francis, Joe Ainsworth, Claire Barrett, Billie Laidlaw, Elizabeth Eade, Matt Redman   Exhibition opening times: 20-23 April 2019, 10am – 5pm Fishermans Quarter Gallery, 201 … Continue reading

April 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Spectre of the Real: preview, opening talk and artist talks, SEAS Brighton, 13 April 2019

Originally posted on SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon:
The Spectre of the Real is an exhibition of Social Art by a group of 23 artists, held in Brighton 13-21…

April 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Social Art Assembly at Tate Exchange 25 April 2019

Originally posted on Raphael by the Sea:
For practitioners of Social Art there is an important assembly happening later in April, at Tate Exchange. It’s sold out, but I’m intending…

April 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Spectre of the Real: social art at SEAS Brighton :: 13-21 April 2019

Originally posted on SEAS – Socially Engaged Art Salon:
The Spectre of the Real exhibition will take place 13-21 April 2019 at SEAS (Socially Engaged Art Salon), at the BMECP…

April 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Call for Entries: “The Spectre of the Real” at SEAS (Socially Engaged Art Salon) Brighton ** deadline 20 Mar 2019

“The Spectre of the Real”: an exhibition of social art at SEAS Brighton April 2019 – call for entries – deadline 20/03 Call for entries to “The Spectre of the … Continue reading

February 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Comfort Zone – Art about drones, bombing and the war on terror – socially engaged art showcased at Brighton’s MA Fine Art show July 7-14 2018

Originally posted on Raphael by the Sea:
Raqqa after the liberation 3 25 June 2018. At first glance, the paintings look like attractive impressions of desert lands. Closer examination reveals…

June 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Omer Fast: 5000 Feet is the Best (a film about drone warefare) plus At Altitude :: Towner :: 2 Jun – 30 Sep 2018

A film about drone warfare (5,000 Feet), will be accompanied by an exhibition of visual art (At Altitude) related events, at the Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne 2 June – … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Is this art? Help needed at Sussex Art newsletter – volunteers and maybe more

Dear valued Readers and Followers of Sussex Artbeat, You may have noticed that the frequency of posts at Sussex Artbeat has dropped over recent months. The volunteers that provide you … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brunswick Art Fair: Sunday 9 July 2017

Showcase for Sussex artists exhibiting paintings, prints, photographs, cards, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery in Brunswick Square on Sunday 9 July – free entry.

July 3, 2017 · Leave a 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