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Brighton Journal | 30th March 2020

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Posts ByElizabeth Richardson, Author at Brighton Journal

Artist of the Week: Graham Carter

21st March 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to local illustrator and printmaker, Graham Carter.

Graham’s vibrant and playful artwork combines the fantastical and the mundane, and frequently explores animals and nature through humour. His recent work includes helping to design the “Ashley … Read More

Artist of the Week: Lily Rigby

14th March 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to local abstract artist, Lily Rigby. Based at the Rodhus Studio space, Lily finds that Brighton’s landscape is a constant source of inspiration for her work. Her dynamic and emotive paintings capture the power of … Read More

Artist of the Week: Ella Husbands

7th March 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to Ella Husbands, a local mixed media artist whose vibrant work explores perception. Ella uses film, photography, painting and sculpture to experiment with colour, pattern and layering. Most recently, her work has been concerned with … Read More

Artist of the Week: Saj Fareed

29th February 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to local textile artist, Saj Fareed. Through her brand, Pull and Pin, Saj hosts embroidery workshops that encourage creativity as a means to channel mindfulness and wellbeing. We discussed her ITV Creates 2020 identity project, … Read More

Artist of the Week: Moyra Scott

22nd February 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to local artist, Moyra Scott. Moyra works in acrylic paint and collage in order to create her layered compositions, which often explore themes such as “identity” and “creative magic”. We discussed how her portrait commissions … Read More

Artist of the Week: Melanie Smith

15th February 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to local designer and illustrator, Melanie Smith. Storytelling is at the heart of Melanie’s work, and she’s often influenced by themes such as “exploring” and “looking”. We discussed projects she carried out for the Royal … Read More

Artist of the Week: Ellie Hipkin

8th February 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to local mixed media artist, Ellie Hipkin. Ellie layers a combination of painting, mono printing and embroidery in order to create stunning artwork that explores nature’s tranquility. Having been a fashion designer for twelve years, … Read More

“Yoga is a way of life” – in conversation with local yoga instructor, Bam Hyland

7th February 2020 |

Looking for a new way to get active? Or simply want to learn a little more about the physical and mental aspects of yoga? Brighton Journal spoke to the wonderful Bam, a yoga instructor based at Unit 4 and the … Read More

Artist of the Week: Sarah Shaw

1st February 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to Brighton-based fine artist, Sarah Shaw. Sarah leans towards a cool palette in her work, which she contrasts with intense heat from other colours in order to create moments of unrest. She is consistently inspired … Read More

Artist of the Week: Jo Hathaway

25th January 2020 |

This week Brighton Journal spoke to Jo Hathaway, a local illustrator and landscape painter. Jo’s colourful abstract paintings explore the nostalgia, memory and emotion that places hold for us. Her love of language and poetry continuously inspires her work, as … Read More