The work of ceramic artist Jane Abbot is displayed at Shoreham Art Gallery in October 2018

My ceramic work is mostly centred around the vessel form, although I also enjoy making flat wall pieces and jewellery. As an Art teacher for many years, specialising in ceramics, I find much of my inspiration came from the research that is necessary when delivering the Art GCSE and A level syllabus.

Textile artist Lara Sparks will be presenting her ‘London Landmarks’ lampshades & cushions collection at Shoreham Art Gallery in November 2018.

Lara says: “From my ‘Printed Stitch’ collection. I have produced a detailed embroidery and then had it screen printed onto linen. I then give each one a hand finish. I either use applique and free-stitch, or just free hand embroidery to add the pops of colour on this collection.” Free admission.

Karen Munck in RWS Contemporary Watercolour Exhibition 2018 at Bankside Gallery in March.

   Karen Munck has been selected to exhibit her work Princess 1 in the prestigious RWS Contemporary Watercolour Competition 2018, at the Bankside Gallery, London in March. https://www.royalwatercoloursociety.co.uk/exhibitions/ This is an exhibition of successful entries to the Royal Watercolour Society’s annual competition. These works showcase new talent and innovative approaches to water‑based media on paper. … Read more Karen Munck in RWS Contemporary Watercolour Exhibition 2018 at Bankside Gallery in March.

GoGoHares

Are you an artist and you want the chance of creating a Hare sculpture?

Being involved in this project means that if you are successful and are picked to complete a Hare, then you will be involved in probably the largest tourism destination event in 2018, giving you great exposure, as well as it being a very rewarding project knowing you are helping a charity make money for their funds. All the Hares from the City trail go to auction on 11th October.

News, courses and interesting stuff! – by Katie Sollohub

I am settling into my new studio space in central Shoreham, even though it seems I barely have time to get there, with my ongoing commitment to the Strawberry Hill House residency, regular teaching and exciting one off courses. It is, though, a space to call my own, a private place where I can shut … Read more News, courses and interesting stuff! – by Katie Sollohub