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Small Is Beautiful

There's a brilliant exhibition of dolls' houses at Worthing Museum right now. You can see miniature townhouses and grand villas, dating from the 19th and early 20th centuries, along with a display of precious little dolls. All the items belong to the museum's reserve collection and aren't normally on show, so this exhibition is a rare... Continue Reading →

West Street Loft Studios

I recently heard about an artists’ space called West Street Loft and went along to yesterday’s open studio for a look. I took the 700 coastliner from Worthing and enjoyed views of the wild and windy sea from the top deck of the bus, and reached Shoreham-by-Sea in less than half an hour. I found... Continue Reading →

Back to the Beach

Back to the Beach is a seaside-themed exhibition of work by members of local group, Worthing Art Studios, currently showing at Worthing Museum. Participating artists include: Barry Williams – super photographs and brilliant mini conversation pieces in old mackerel tins; Sarah Sepe – colourful, joyous lino prints / collages; Naomi Frances – wonderful creations made... Continue Reading →

Sussex Flint

Flint is a key feature of Sussex buildings and has been used for centuries and in many different ways. You can see walls made of flint all around Worthing, Brighton and Shoreham-by-Sea, from old cottages and churches to Victorian, Edwardian and even modern houses. Flint walls are made of irregularly-shaped field flints or beach cobbles, which... Continue Reading →

Big Heart Charity Auction

I am very proud to be involved in the Big Heart Auction to raise money for the Chestnut Tree House children's hospice. Lots of artists have been invited to donate a piece of work for the auction, which is currently happening on ebay, and all the work is now on show at the Brighton Dome.... Continue Reading →

Love 4 Landscapes

The Studio Gallery at Worthing Museum was full of colourful paintings of landscapes and seascapes, subjects which, as a painter, I am always pleased to see. Most of the show was dedicated to the paintings of Tom Gillham, a local artist whose work ranged from highly-detailed realist views of parks to vivid images of hearts... Continue Reading →

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