Sussex ArtBeat

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

Art Show: Seascape paintings – Russell Honeyman ** until 18 Apr 2022 ** io Gallery, Brighton

Russell Honeyman’s vibrant seascape paintings of the chalk cliffs near Seven Sisters on show at IO gallery in Brighton’s North Laine until Easter Monday. Monday – Saturday10.30am – 6pm Wedneday … Continue reading

April 15, 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: 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

Art Show: Stolen Childhoods – Sanja Matkovic ** 10 Mar – 2 Apr 2022 ** ONCA, Brighton

This co-commissioned exhibition by artist Sanja Matkovic is presented for the inaugural Sound Art Brighton Festival. This exhibition was selected from an open call for proposals that explore how people … Continue reading

March 4, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Time and Place – Jane Campling and Amy Dury ** 5-20 Mar 2022 ** Cameron Contemporary Art, Hove

Introduction Jane Campling’s practice involves walking, drawing, looking, painting and reflection – both in the South Downs landscape and in her studio. The paintings can be viewed meditatively and purely … Continue reading

March 4, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Luella Martin ** 12-27 Feb 2022 ** Cameron Contemporary Art, Hove

As part of the last two weeks of our Winter Show, Cameron Contemporary are delighted to feature the solar etchings of one of the gallery’s most popular artists, Luella Martin. … Continue reading

February 12, 2022 · Leave a comment

NEW GALLERY: Koop Projects ** Kemptown, Brighton

Koop Projects is proud to announce its opening in January 2022 in Kemptown, Brighton. The gallery is an intimate and joyful place on the high street in the heart of the community, … Continue reading

January 24, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Is Everything OK? – Patrick Tagoe Turkson ** 9 Feb – 1 Mar 2022 ** Koop Projects, Brighton

Koop Projects is proud to present a solo show by Patrick Tagoe Turkson, the multi-disciplinary artist, teacher and activist from Ghana. Patrick Tagoe-Turkson uses the by-products and waste materials from … Continue reading

January 24, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: A Generous Space ** 25 Nov 2021 – 17 Apr 2022 ** Hastings Contemporary, Hastings

A Generous Space at Hastings Contemporary is a real-world immersion into the Artist Support Pledge community.   More than 300 works from all over the world feature in this groundbreaking, … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Project Art Works: Ignition – the Exhibition ** until 27 Feb 2022 ** Hastings Contemporary, Hastings

Hastings Contemporary is delighted to welcome Hastings artist collective Project Art Works back to the gallery this autumn. Ignition began as a residency in the main gallery space at Hastings … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Liquid Gestures – Melissa Gordon ** until 30 Jan 2022 ** Towner, Eastbourne

Melissa Gordon (b.1981, Cambridge, USA) is an artist, curator, and writer, whose practice is concerned with the body, gesture, and painting, through the lens of feminism. Liquid Gestures is a solo exhibition … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Modernist Constructs – Margaret Mellis ** until 30 Jan 2022 ** Towner, Eastbourne

In 1939, aware of impending war, the artists Margaret Mellis and her husband Adrian Stokes relocated from London to St Ives in Cornwall. Their move would become a significant catalyst … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Paso – Alberto Ruiz Soler and William Fairbrother ** 21-30 January 2022 ** Fabrica, Brighton

Lighthouse in partnership with Fabrica presents artists Alberto Ruiz Soler and William Fairbrother’s new immersive spatial sound composition and experiential sensory sculpture, Paso. Paso is a memorial to an extinct … Continue reading

January 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Murmurations – Shared Space & Light ** 21 Dec 2021 – 16 Jan 2022 ** Fabrica, Brighton

This winter, the huge glass windows of Fabrica’s East facade are transformed into a canvas for a projected artwork. Exploring Brighton’s starling murmurations, the artwork is a newly configured version … Continue reading

January 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Events: creative workshops ** Jan-Feb 2022 ** Phoenix Art Space, Brighton

Workshop Rooms Make Your Own Bug Hotel Workshop Saturday 22 January 11.00 – 13.00 Workshop Rooms Create Patterns with Magnets Workshop Saturday 12 February 11.00 – 13.00 Workshop Rooms Leap … Continue reading

January 3, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Small Towns – Perdita Sinclair ** 15 Jan – 20 Feb 2022 ** Phoenix Art Space, Brighton

Small Towns is an exploration of life cycles within confined spaces. The work is inspired by the geographical restraints that we have lived with which paradoxically turbo charge the mind … Continue reading

January 3, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Undercurrents – Louise McCurdy and Steve Geliot ** 15 Jan – 20 Feb 2022 ** Phoenix Art Space, Brighton

The wild secrets of Brighton’s murmurations. Louise McCurdy and Steve Geliot have been observing and recording the starling murmurations in Brighton every winter. The intense life and death drama, which … Continue reading

January 3, 2022 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Luella Martin ** 13 Nov 2021 – 2 Jan 2022 ** Window Gallery, Phoenix Brighton

As part of PRESS+PLAY Festival of Print, studio artist Luella Martin presents a series of her solar plate etchings in the Window Gallery. Solar plate etching is an eco-friendly, modern … Continue reading

December 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Silt – Nika Neelova with Carolina Caycedo and Rachael Champion ** 23 Oct – 21 Dec 2021 ** Brighton CCA, University of Brighton

Silt is an exhibition of new work by artist Nika Neelova examining our cultural and physical relationship to water. The exhibition centres on a large scale sculptural installation accompanied by … Continue reading

December 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Don’t Mention the C Word ** 4 Nov 21 – 9 Jan 22 ** Conclave, Brighton

4th November 2021 – 9th January 2022 Conclave Brighton’s Winter group show is now open to the public in gallery’s space at central Brighton. The show features new works from … Continue reading

December 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Wandering Landscapes – Victoria Homewood and Emily Kirby ** 30 Nov – 5 Dec 2021 ** Gallery 40, Brighton

Wandering Landscapes is a joint exhibition by two artists who’s distinct yet connected practices respond to the transformative impact of landscape. Each artist, with their different backgrounds and approach to … Continue reading

December 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

UpstArt Brighton Eco Christmas Gallery & Shop ** 3-31 Dec 2021 ** Dynamite Gallery, Brighton

UpstArt Brighton is a collaboration of three Brighton-based artists: Hayley and Francesca from Artshed Brighton and Ann from Papier Maverick. The UpstArt Brighton Eco Christmas Gallery & Shop opens at … Continue reading

November 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Artists Open Houses: Sovereign State of Brighton ** weekends 27 Nov – 12 Dec 2021 ** Brighton

New house at Artists Open Houses: Artist and fashion designer Tristan Green hosts this event at his town house on Upper North Street, offering a wide variety of fabulous framed … Continue reading

November 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Press+Play Festival of Print ** 13 Nov – 19 Dec 2021 ** Phoenix Art Space, Brighton

A five-week celebration of contemporary printmaking featuring an exhibition of new and established printmakers, as well as supporting workshops, talks and table top fair. Festivities include taster courses with opportunities … Continue reading

November 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Towards Winter ** 20 Nov – 24 Dec 2021 ** 35 North, Brighton

35 North Contemporary Fine Art 35 North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YB Source: http://35northgallery.com/

November 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show: Winter 2021-22 ** Cameron Contemporary Art, Hove

The Winter Show is one of the Cameron Contemporary Art’s most important and most enjoyable exhibitions of the year. As always the show is mix of paintings, prints, sculpture, ceramics … Continue reading

November 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Art Show and Book release: Penumbra – Alex Harrap ** 6-12 Dec 2021 ** Gallery 40, Brighton

PENUMBRA by Alex Harrap PRE-RELEASECome and collect your pre-order at the show, and take your book home first while the strictly limited edition collectors bundles are still available. They will … Continue reading

November 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Fine Art & Craft at One-Six-Nine :: Artists Open Houses, Brighton :: Weekends Nov and Dec 2021

One-Six-Nine Preston Drove will be opening for the Christmas season as part of the official Artists Open Houses Winter 2021 Festival. Co-curator and artist Hiroko Lewis will present a selection … Continue reading

November 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Artists Open Houses ** 27 Nov – 12 Dec 2021 ** Brighton and Hove

Artists Open Houses 2021Winter Festival The festival runs weekends: November 27 & 28 I December 4 & 5 I December 11 & 12 View Winter Open Houses →  Artists Open … Continue reading

November 14, 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: ELEMENTA by Adele Gibson ** 28 May-13 Jun 2021 ** Star Brewery Gallery, Lewes

Adele Gibson’s exhibition ‘Elementa’ brings together a collection of work from a three-year period, inspired by the Amazon rainforest, forest fires and volcanic activity, stormy seas and Arctic ice, and … Continue reading

May 21, 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

Brighton Fringe 2021 ** 25 May – 11 July 2021

VISUAL ART at BRIGHTON FRINGE Source: https://www.brightonfringe.org/whats-on/#search=&genres=1093&date_from=Tuesday%2C%2025%20May%2C%202021&date_to=Sunday%2C%2011%20July%2C%202021&time_from=&time_to=&audience_type=1181&audience_type=1184&pp=20&p=18 For other type of events and more information about the festival visit https://www.brightonfringe.org/whats-on/

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

Half-Light :: landscapes by Mark Munroe-Preston :: Star Brewery Gallery Lewes :: 14 – 23 June 2021

Mark Munroe-Preston’s first solo exhibition “Half-Light” will take place at the Star Brewery Gallery in Lewes from the 14th to the 23rd of June. The show will feature a selection … Continue reading

May 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

John Nash: The Landscape of Love and Solace :: Towner Eastbourne :: 18 May – 26 Sep 2021

Towner Eastbourne presents the most comprehensive major exhibition of work in over 50 years by John Nash, one of the most versatile and prolific artists of the 20th century. Nash … Continue reading

April 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

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

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

ART SHOW ONLINE: Festival 2020 ** May 2020 ** Cameron Contemporary from Hove

The Festival Exhibition is always a highlight of Cameron Contemporary’s year.  This year’s show might be taking place in very challenging circumstances but the quality and variety is as exciting … Continue reading

May 4, 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

UPDATE: BRIGHTON MAY FESTIVALS POSTPONED/CANCELLED

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