I like a big project and next year I've got one - I've been asked to paint four landscapes for the Horsham District Year of Culture and exhibit them during a solo show in September. So far we've chosen the four views, I've met some lovely people, been scared by a lot of cows and finally produced some sketches. Read on for the full story.
Nick - "We want you to paint an image to encapsulate the whole of the districts landscape; we live in a fantastic, beautiful area with towns and villages and saxon churches, bluebell woods and rolling hills, we have rivers and lakes, valleys and castles, breathtaking sunsets - we want you to paint that, all of that" Me - "In one picture?" Nick "No - we want four pictures From my Blog post all...Read More
The annual AGM of adurArtcollective Last Sunday 16th September at the Shoreham Centre marked the end of an era. As announced earlier in the year the joint Chairs Kim Adele Fuller and Chris Howitt will be stepping down from the leadership of adurArtcollective after 8 Years. Quotes from Kim and Chris:- “We are proud to have built a strong and stable not-for- profit community organisation that ...Read More
“So Sarah, what do you do?”
An exhibition by five, sussex, women artists, all working in different media to express their reactions and emotional connections to the countryside and people with whom they live. Katherine Lawrie, Silver smith – I work mainly in Sterling Silver, Gold and Silver Gilt. I predominantly use textures and forms found in the natural surroundings of the South Downs. I incorporate precious and semi...Read More
With a focus on local artists who either live, play or work in the Hastings area, we take a look at the work and lives of those exhibiting at Jerwood Gallery now until 15th April.
One of Maddie Zayeet’s films (in the space between chaos and shape) will be screened at the Senior Women’s Film Festival in Osaka Japan in November. The organisers have invited her to give a post-screening talk. Will she go? (Have a look at Maddie’s films on her Youtube channel and don’t forget you can get your own copy of Trekking the Adur Art Trail through this website.)
Jo-Anna is a 3D textile/fiber Art using wool, wire and wood, and the best Yorkshire wool washed and treated from over 30 different breeds of sheep/llama wool. Each wool has a different texture and use. Wool can be sculpted like clay used in the correct way can be manipulated into the most simple to impressive forms. The possibilities are endless of what can be made or created however large or smal...Read More
Thanks to all who took the time to come and listen to a review of the years achievements and give their input into the planning for the year ahead. After the financial report and a slide show and brief resume of the key events there was a welcome tea/coffee and homemade cake break. Many thanks to Chris and Geoff Howitt! Next on the agenda was a review of the new aAc website and a mention of the p...Read More
Thank you to all off those who came to the SOFT LAUNCH of the new adurArtcollective website today. It will be great to get your feedback this week as you try out all of the new and exciting features. Remember that it has not gone LIVE yet so the social media links etc will not work and there are certain Areas still to finish ie Adur Art Trail archive.
British artist John Atkin recently opened his Southwest London studio to us, and we produced a fascinating short film in our video series spotlighting Sculpturesite Gallery artists: Inside the Sculptor's Studio. This is a rare opportunity to delve into Atkin’s conceptual approaches and view his creative process for a number of selected works, from drawings to scale maquettes to full-scale monument...Read More
I tried to see every piece of art in London in one day. Many thanks to Hungry Man Productions, 101, Art Fund, all of the museums/galleries and everyone who made this possible. Director/Editor - Alex Gorosh Cinematography - Archie Thomas Story/Creative - Ryan Delehanty Producer - Jack Beardsley Line Producer - Hannah Stone GFX - Wylie Overstreet National Art Pass - artfund.org/nationa...Read More