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Brighton Journal | August 18, 2019

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Artist of the Week: Katie Walker

August 3, 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

July 27, 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

July 13, 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

June 13, 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

December 8, 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

December 1, 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

November 24, 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

October 27, 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

October 15, 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

‘Storytelling’. Artists of the Week – Sabina Pieper and Steve Fricker

October 6, 2018 |

The new exhibition, ‘Storytelling’, has opened at Kellie Miller Arts in the Laines, examining two artistic impressions of style and subject. This week, Brighton Journal explore the work of two artists: Sabina Pieper and Steve Fricker. Their pieces will be displayed … Read More