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Saturday, September 18, 2021
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local painter, Loraine Hayes. Loraine's semi-abstract paintings explore the rolling hills of the South Downs and the marine life of Sussex coastlines. She works in acrylics, using heightened colour and composition to create personal and joyful relationships with the landscape. Loraine frequently incorporates...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local fine artist and printmaker, Troy Ohlson. Troy layers paint, sculptural collage and textural impasto with delicate detail to explore the beauty of British countryside, coastlines and woodlands. She frequently works in watercolour to capture the character and expression of wildlife, bringing these...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local illustrator, printmaker and designer, J David Bennett. David creates both limited and open edition prints using digital and traditional media. His work is humorous and vibrant, while combining elements of branding, storytelling and typography. He is currently working on a new series of...
With Adam Ant announcing a US and Uk tour  and a return to paly in Brighton in March allbeit in 2022 we thought we would take a look at the 80's ledgend and some of his career highs. Did you know Adam Ant had 8 Singles in the top...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local painter Tiffany Lynch. Tiffany's paintings capture landscapes, cityscapes and coastlines while exploring the movement of light and colour. Her work has been exhibited at group shows at ONCA, the RA and Saatchi Gallery. Tiffany was also the winner of the Habitat Brighton...
Alej ez with his 'Brighton and Hove Illustrated Alphabet' that shows in alphabetical order places, events and people that we love in Brighton and Hove.
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local artist and architect, Alej ez. Alej predominantly creates panoramic prints of Brighton & Hove, Sussex coastal scenes and the surrounding countryside. He is currently the artist-in-residence at the West Pier Trust, where he is creating new work inspired by the sea and...
Born in the same year Brighton Festival began, the acclaimed British and Ethiopian writer Lemn Sissay MBE, has launched Tell Me Something About Family today (Fri 7 May). The new storytelling website has been created with Brighton Festival 2021 and will inspire Sissay to create a new piece of work from the public’s recollections...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local painter, Cecil Rice. Cecil primarily works in watercolour and oils, and explores botanical and architectural themes. He was the winner of the Best Artist Open House in 2018, and is currently preparing for another Artist Open House later this month. Titled Botanical,...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local artist Peeky Free aka Ste McGregor. Peeky Free's work focuses on the mundane, elevating it into 'something iconic, noticeable and beautiful.' His recent work explores tileable patterns, directly linking to the processes of sampling and looping that he uses in his music. He...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local award winning animator and illustrator, Belle Mellor. Belle's work focuses on emotional honesty, and frequently uses humour to explore its themes. She has created editorial illustration for various clients including The Guardian and The Economist, and is currently working on a commission...