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Brighton Journal | August 18, 2019

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“It’s the passion to inspire other people that keeps me practising every day.” Artist of the Week: Beatrice von Preussen

December 22, 2018 |

This week, we spoke to Beatrice von Preussen, the artist creating the perfect connections between art, science, and nature.

Art offers many opportunities for interdisciplinary moments. Artist and enthusiast of the natural world, Beatrice von Preussen, realises this potential in … Read More

“I love the trance state I get into when I’m painting.” Artist of the Week: Danni Emery

December 16, 2018 | 1

Inspired by a visit to markets in Melbourne five years ago, Danni Emery explains how her incredibly compact and special art form was initially conceived.

When we think of art many of us think immediately of conventional forms like … 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

‘Painted Stories’ exhibition – Artists of the Week

November 17, 2018 |

Art retains the timeless quality of narrating stories that differ from artist to artist. Brighton Journal explored styles and works of the four Brighton-based artists featured in the ‘Painted Stories’ exhibition at the end of the month.

 

 Gallery40 based … Read More