Jane Palmer and friends

Jane Palmer has worked in higher education, in art libraries, and as a research consultant. She now devotes her time to her art practice, with an emphasis on expressive figurative work, especially portraits but also life drawing, still life and Sussex landscapes. ...

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Mark Findlay

Landscape photography. Mark specialises in natural themes; sunsets, sunrises, woodland and gardens.

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Marie-Anne Ganpatsingh | Art at 23

Nature is a ceaseless inspiration for my figurative paintings. The mood created by changing light throughout the day and seasonal changes always offer various aspects of visual poetry. I use acrylics and inks in vibrant colours on canvas and paper, my recent work...

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Teresa Winchester

I'm a storyteller with pictures and words. There’s an element of magic narrative in my lino prints which are sometimes inspired by my childhood books. Some themes are traditional with a unique twist but mostly I hope that the images will spark imagination and memories...

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47 Southdown Avenue

Husband and Wife Team Steve and Jane Jordan have been opening their Artist Open House for over 10 Years and are now returning after taking a break. Steve is Brighton born and has lived in the City all his life. He studied Art briefly in the 1970's before dropping out...

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Angela Evans

Angela makes her tiles in a large wooden shed she has built in her father’s garden in Brighton. Here her fruit and vegetable tiles grow alongside the peas, beans and onions; her butterfly, birds and fish busily evolve by the herbaceous borders; and her amoebae tile...

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Mr Craven: Raconteur

I find it difficult to put a label on my creative practice, sometimes I am a Photographer, sometimes a Maker and more recently I've been called an Illustrator. Following a degree in Fine Art and a Masters I taught in Higher Education for some years. Now my creative...

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The Garden House – Mary McMillan Sloan

Mary is an artist, writer and lecturer living and working in Brighton, England, and in the Lot region of France. Among many other creative activities, she creates weird and wonderful papier-mâché “creatures”, which are frequently inspired by tales of bizarre and...

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Rod Clark (157Design)

Tatamigram.com Rod Clark trained at Bath Academy of Art and the RCA I make paintings, prints and objects. Recent painting has been primarily concerned with composition and the division of space and colourful pattern-work mostly based on geometric theorems eg Koch...

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11 Rugby Road

This little house in Brighton is home to 2 guys,1 pug and bundles of creativity. 11 Rugby Road has been part of the Artists Open Houses in Brighton for over 8 years, voted in the top 3 Best Houses 3 times. Passionate about our home fired ceramics and unique graphics...

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TheBigForest Emporium

Following my training is fashion and textiles I began working in felt around 10 years ago and set up my company TheBigForest in 2012. My current practice is in three strands - more commercial work which is sold online and in shops commissioned three-dimensional felt...

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One-Six-Nine – Hiroko Lewis

Hiroko Lewis creates semi-abstract mindscapes inspired by her local environment. Her work combines oil with haku metal leaf and patination to add extra dimensions and colours, allowing a degree of expression that paint alone cannot achieve. Her work has been shown at...

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Frances Doherty | ‘Wow!’ they said

I make large ceramic sculpture based on plants, seedpods and sea anemones. My work is exuberant, colourful and joyful, showing in detail the wonderful and intriguing world of nature. http://www.francesdoherty.co.uk Facebook – francesdohertyceramics Instagram...

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Eva Wibberley & Friends

The diverse and endlessly changing light and colour of the sea, land and skies of the coasts of Sussex, Cornwall and Cyprus provide the inspiration for Eva's semi abstract seascapes. Eva begins with sketches and many photographs taken in situ to capture the atmosphere...

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David Williams

David Williams I have been an artist since attending art college at age 15. I trained as a graphic designer and worked in publishing for a number of years. I then trained as an art teacher and later a design technology teacher until retiring in 2005. I work in...

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Upfunt House | Patrick Kennedy

I am a printmaker and children’s book illustrator. I draw and make lino relief prints. I am also a carpenter/cabinet maker/picture framer. http://www.upfunt.com ...

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I am a printmaker working in a variety of printmaking techniques. Although in the past I have worked extensively in lithography, in recent years I have concentrated on making collographs alongside a continuing practice in wood engraving, regularly exhibiting with the...

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Dorothy Stringer School

An essential date for your Open House diary is Sunday 13 May between 10.00 and 16.00. Come and meet the artists and designers of the future. A wide range of work in both two and three dimensions will be displayed from both the Art and Technology departments.  Our AOH...

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Rasberry Suprise | Martin Brown

My paintings are typically colourful and energetic, layering colour and marks to create dynamic surfaces.  This year I have created a series of paintings based on dancers, fusing abstract elements with strong figurative forms. www.martinobrown.artweb.com [gallery...

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The Cicada House | Nick Orsborn

Nick Orsborn/Cicada Jewellery - The Cicada House Nick Orsborn has lived and worked in Brighton for nearly 50 years. Largely self-taught in the use of watercolour, it has been his medium of choice for the past 45 years. His figurative paintings are very concerned with...

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Jehane Boden Spiers

Jehane Boden Spiers was born in Brighton and is the founder of JEHANE Ltd. She is a successful designer and her medium is paper & fabric collage. Her name is pronounced with a soft 'Je' as in the French 'Je suis' and 'Hane' rhyming with 'Yarn'. Jehane sold her first...

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Art at 202 – Polly Raynes

Art at 202 For many years I was working as an illustrator and was involved in many projects varying from travel and product design, architecture and publishing. I have taught colour theory, life and visual drawing at Brighton and Eastbourne art colleges and since have...

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Emily Boo & Friends @44

Emily Boo & Friends @44 - Upholstery & Design Emily Boo Upholstery & Design produce one-off bespoke pieces and commissions using traditional upholstery methods and materials. Aiming to recycle and reuse as much of the original piece as possible, taking it forward for...

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358 | Angela Harrison

Since early childhood I have always loved using paint; feeling it slide across a surface, seeing primaries magically transform into purple, green and orange. Making random expressive marks and then with more control, defining edges, creating...

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Maker's Monday: Helen Holroyd

Helen did a degree in illustration at Brighton University, a post-grad diploma at St Martins & MA at Brighton University. She has done illustrations for many magazines & newspapers, books, etc. and has also enjoyed being an illustration lecturer


Don't miss the #makersfair at #StAugustines Stanford Ave, BN1 6EA
Sat 14th Sept 11-5. Free entry. Showcasing the work of some fantastic local artists & makers! #brightonevent #meetthemaker #brightonartists #affordableart #shoplocalbrighton #supportmakers #fiveways #artfair

Don't miss out on 'Travelling Down' a collaborative exhibition at @coachwerksgallery by annabel_wyatt and @johannacragg It's running now until 19th Aug, Mon - Sat, 10am - 5pm. 🎉 PV- Sunday 11th Aug, 6pm - 8.30pm 🎉

#brighton #brightonartist #fivewa… https://t.co/pbpbor8idr

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