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Brighton Journal | 25th January 2020

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

16th December 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

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

“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

Surreal Universes Growing Out Of The Dark! Meet Painter Eloise Oui!

27th July 2017 |

Matt black backgrounds, tubes and bridges linking different platforms and creating labyrinth-like worlds that seem to grow out of the dark. Eloise Oui likes to rely on the same ideas which characterise all her paintings and yet each one of … Read More

Flying Turtles, A Garlic-Crowned Royal Pavilion & Bath Ducks In The Sea! Meet Painter Alberto Martinez!

8th June 2017 |

When you look at his paintings, the first thing you notice are the bright colors and the unusual places Alberto chooses to position the incredibly detailed elements on the canvas. Originally from Cuba, he was trained as a sculptor before … Read More

Surreal and Spiritual Art: House of Alchemy Comes to Brighton Fringe

31st March 2017 |

Featured image: Amanda Sage

If you love art but want to try something new, House of Alchemy has you covered. They will be taking over pop-up venue No Walls Gallery as part of Brighton Fringe, premiering the work of … Read More

Call For Artists: Draw Your Cat For a Great Cause

23rd February 2017 |

If you’ve always wanted to pick up a pen or paintbrush, now is just the right mew-ment. Artists are needed for the third annual Hanover Portrait and Cat Craft Exhibition, which will take place in May at The Dover Castle … Read More

Humans of Brighton – Ella the Traveler

26th March 2016 |

On the narrow road of Kensington Gardens, I saw Ella revel in the colourful variety of intricate jewelry, big sunglasses and bright hats neatly displayed on the tables outside Snooper’s Paradise.

I’m Ella, nice to meet you, I’m from Romania … Read More

Local Painter Triumphs over Fatal Disease – Interview – Becky Blair

17th March 2016 |

Two years ago, the Brighton painter Becky Blair was diagnosed with the chronic autoimmune disease Lupus. After her triumphant recovery, her new work documenting her brave journey will feature as a new exhibition in Brighton, and will be her first body of … Read More