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Brighton Journal | 7th December 2019

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Artist of the week: Rachel Shorer

11th October 2019 |

Rachel Shorer is a writer and performance poet who lives in Hove. She’s currently finishing her first novel, The Peaceweaver’s Wordhoard, which is a retelling of Beowulf from a female perspective. Last year she toured her spoken word show 10 … Read More

Artist of the Week: Katie Walker

3rd August 2019 |

Our artist of the week this week is Katie Walker. Currently completing a Masters degree at Cambridge art school, Katie specialises predominantly in animal illustrations. This artist always felt a connection with animals and takes interest in the current … Read More

Artist of the Week: Emily Stevens

27th July 2019 |

This weeks artist is Emily Stevens. Predominantly working with paint, Emily is an Artist of Residence at Pell’s pool in Lewes this summer, and also shares an art gallery space in Hove, where some of her biggest ideas are created. … Read More

Artist of the Week: Pauly the Painter

13th July 2019 |

Photo by Anthony Cheng

This week, Brighton Journal had a brief chat with Pauly the Painter.

What brought you to this Ship Street to paint? 

My friend Michael asked me to paint his new … Read More

Once in a lifetime opportunity for local artists

13th June 2019 | 1

A unique opportunity for local artists to see their original work launched on a gargantuan new Brighton-based development has arisen. The call to tender for the Edward Street art installation is live as of today. If you’re an experienced local … Read More

“The city where it is weird to not be weird.” Artist of the Week: Alberto Martinez

8th December 2018 |

This week, surrealist painter, Alberto Martinez examined his artistic journey from Cuba to Brighton, a place now a great source of inspiration for his work.

It is no secret Brighton and Hove is a recognised cultural hub, expanding the imaginations … Read More

‘Aren’t rules made to be broken?’ Artist of the Week: Alice Clarke

1st December 2018 |

We explored the beginnings of graphic novel illustrator, Alice Clarke, and discussed her youth, her crowdsourced project, and challenges facing the graphic novel industry today.

Alice spent the first decade of her life in Brighton, and decided from a young … Read More

“Her passion is getting people to engage and notice.” Artist of the Week – Lynette Merrick

24th November 2018 |

Brighton Journal spoke to daughter, Rachel, about the intricate wildlife illustrations of Lynette Merrick.

Lynette Merrick is a wildlife illustrator who has produced over 1,000 images of common British species by hand in the last few years. Now 78-years-old and busier … Read More

“I tend to try and look forward”. Artist of the Week – Tony Parsons

27th October 2018 |

Today’s edition of Brighton Journal’s Artist of the Week explores the life and artwork of the fine artist, Tony Parsons. Tony’s artwork specialises in encapsulating the outdoors, impressionist figurative life work, and landscape paintings.

 

Tony was born and grew … Read More

Disco Pete: Brighton’s most loved raver retires to nursing home

15th October 2018 | 12

 

Brighton’s favourite dancer and much loved public figure, Peter Turner, famously known as ‘Disco Pete’ has sadly had to hang up his disco dancing shoes as he enters full time care in an East Sussex nursing home.

 

The … Read More