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.
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.
In 2019, Sussex will be hosting two new contemporary art fairs in the UK brought to you by Fraser Renton and Oliver Norris of Experience Art Events Limited. The inaugural West Sussex Art Fair will be held at Goodwood Racecourse, situated in the heart of the picturesque Sussex Downs and will take place on the 17th, 18th and 19th of May 2019. The inaugural East Sussex Art Fair will be held in Octobe...Read More
Karen Munck is showing a suite of paintings at the Oxmarket Gallery in Chichester from the 17th of July until the 29th.
The Gallery @ Montague opens on 12th April for seven weeks (10 am – 4 pm Thursday-Sunday). Over 25 local artists are participating, many of them adurArtcollective members. Particularly current is the work of two participating artists, who are both keen to highlight the devastating effects that plastics have on the environment. Candy Medusa Candy Medusa has a Master’s degree in Marine Science as w...Read More
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
March will be our first Birthday so we will have a retrospective of all the exhibitions during our first year. Do please visit over the weekend 10th/11th March to help us celebrate. If you are not able to then the exhibition will continue over Easter until 5th April. We will still only be open Thursday until Sunday but we are happy to arrange a visit by appointment if you wish please feel free to ...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.
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 m...Read More
Mike Cheetham Mike is a young 80 years old and lives, in Hurstpierpoint. He painted in a variety of media as well as sculpting for more than 25 years before focusing on sculpture after attending a short course with Helen-Mary Skelton at Streat. Her late father was the well-known professional sculptor John Skelton. Mike has been producing a collection of sculptures at the Skelton Studios’ as well a...Read More
As the Evenings Draw in…..let’s Draw into the Evening Celebrate the Winter Solstice and gentle light around the shortest days of the year, by embracing the dark, lighting the candles, and drawing and painting into the night. There are a number of exciting opportunities, to suit all from beginners to established painters. The first occasion is Painting by Candlelight in Shoreham on Satu...Read More
As one of the invited ‘best watercolour artists from all over the world’, Shirley Trevena RI will be exhibiting in this exhibition between 1-28 February 2018 in St Petersburg, Russia. Last years exhibition was the first and was attended by over 15,000 visitors.
I managed to catch Bloomsbury Art & Design at the Courtauld Gallery before it finished last week, and must admit that I was a bit disappointed. The Courtauld holds one of the most extensive collections of works by artists from the Bloomsbury Group, many of which were bequeathed by the art critic Roger Fry to the newly formed Courtauld Institute of Art in 1935. Unfortunately, I didn’t read the ...Read More
Krysia Drury I’m showing a selection of my colourful, life affirming paintings in Chichester at the Oxmarket Gallery this month. They have given me great joy to paint and I hope to convey this positive feeling to the viewer. I shall also be selling my prints and cards. This is part of the 40th Anniversary Exhibition of the Sussex Watercolour Society. A trip to the city of Chichester is well worthw...Read More
Katie Sollohub – Artist and Teacher Eternal Sunshine? – let’s hope for an Indian Summer at least…… Whilst I have indeed been basking in the eternal sunshine of Tuscany, working hard as artist in residence at Borgo Santo Pietro, I hear England has not! So, in the hope that we have a beautiful indian summer, I have two more short courses coming up in the wonderful Susse...Read More
“My new exhibition at Kellie Miller Arts gallery starts this Saturday the 8th and runs until the 24th of July. My work will then be on display for a further four weeks. Very excited to see my work in such a lovely gallery in the centre of Brighton”. – Angela Edwards Angela Edwards paintings deal with people moving through spaces. ...Read More
The Shirley Trevena Prize. Artists and members of the public gathered at the Skyway Gallery in the Shoreham Centre on the last afternoon of the first ever aAc Summer exhibition for the prize giving. Our patron Shirley Trevena RI awarded a prize of £250 worth of Daniel Smith Artists materials to Isla Willatt for ‘The most innovative use of colour’ in the exhibition. Shirley Trevena Isl...Read More
What? No Adur Art Trail? This season’s south coast artfest is well under way: in May, Brighton & Hove Open Houses gave us the fab and funky experience we’ve come to expect; and Worthing will be consolidating its artistic renaissance with Artists Open Houses from mid-June to early July. What of Adur Art Trail? It’s the jewel in the crown, the cultured pearl between Brighton’s Bohemia and ...Read More
A packed launch night Over 150 people attended the preview and launch of the first ever adurArtcollective Summer Exhibition at the Skyway Gallery in Shoreham by sea on Friday night 2nd June. Music was provided by The Piers Clark Trio and the show was opened by local celebrity Carol Cleveland star of stage and screen and much loved for her appearances in Monty Pythons Flying Circus. Carol is also a...Read More
I didn’t know anything about Victor Pasmore before I went to the exhibition of his work currently on at Pallant House Gallery, although I was familiar with one of his paintings without knowing it was by him. During years of drooling over pictures in art books and magazines, I must have seen reproductions of his Coast of the Inland Sea, and it made a lasting impression on me: it’s a bold image of s...Read More
http://aoh.org.uk/house/the-edwin-budding-gallery/ I am exhibiting some new paintings in this exhibition all through May along with 9 other artists. 3 of these are adurArtcollective members Rachael Swift Stone sculpture Chris Dawson 3d Paintings Angela Edwards Contemporary Fine Art Paintings All details in the link above. Open everyday 10 to 4pm
Paintings by Andrew G. Forrest and Michael Windross In the Crypt Gallery, Seaford, 3 -11 June Two ex-choristers of St Paul’s Cathedral get together for a joint exhibition, sixty years on. In their differing syles and contrasting palettes, they will be showing landscapes, marinescapes, cityscapes, and more, from England, the Continent, and beyond. Both have had long careers in education, but Andrew...Read More
Old & New Art Exhibition at St Mary de Haura Saturday 3rd to Sunday 18th June 2017 11am- 5pm Monday to Saturday – 2pm- 5pm on Sundays The theme this year is Old & New and can be interpreted in any way you wish as long as there is some kind of connection with the theme. Suggestions for ideas: Anything showing comparison or contrast of ‘Old and New’ eg, scenic views, places, buildings...Read More
DRAWN TOGETHER is a group of artists whose engagement with line, texture and composition has inspired their work. The threads of this came together whilst working creatively and experimentally at the Seawhite Studios. Although they have all previously exhibited separately, the commonality of their approach led to an exhibition at the R.K. Burt Gallery in London last year. Their subjects are div...Read More
Spring Exhibition 2017 Brighton & Hove Arts Council would like to invite adurArtcollective members to take part in their Spring Exhibition 2017. Please see below the entry form and general conditions. These need to be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12th April at the latest. The exhibition dates are Wednesday 26 April to Saturday 29 April inclusive at the Friends Meeting H...Read More
This week I saw two exhibitions focusing on women artists at the Whitechapel Gallery, London .The Guerrilla Girls challenge art institutional attitudes since the late 1980s, it’s good to see them still present and still active. Their work is loud, colourful, fun but always asking the question ‘where are the women artists?’ This time they focussed on following up some of their ori...Read More