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Reincarnation: the rise of Hastings Contemporary

Jerwood Gallery has changed its name, changed its status a few years ago to a charity, and is now independent. So what will you see that’s different? HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went along to the gallery in its new incarnation as Hastings Contemporary.

Starting point: the Battle of Hastings.

Hastings Embroidery goes on show in Rye

Following a well-attended and enthusiastic launch on Thursday evening, the Hastings Embroidery is now on display at the new Bridge Point creative arts centre in Rye, where further exhibitions and events are already in the pipeline. Nick Terdre reports.

View from the Stade by Patricia Bowler.

ESAC summer show offers visual feast in Stade Hall

East Sussex Arts Club’s summer exhibition opens next week in Stade Hall, when some 130 or more works are expected to be on show – about the same as the number of years this venerable institution has been in existence, as chairman Julie Marshall explains.

Posted 20:39 Wednesday, May 15, 2019 In: Visual Arts Tags: , , ,
One of the works in the exhibition.

Pictures at an exhibition

It’s time for Fairlight Art Group’s annual art show and wine and cheese evening. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:24 Saturday, May 11, 2019 In: Visual Arts Tags: , ,
Alex Leadbeater’s wave paintings are on show in South Lodge from 15–22 April

It all goes in waves…

This week, two new exhibitions in the #ATownExploresABook festival open. HOT’s Erica Smith talks to the artists involved.

Immerse © Nick Snelling

An artistic, dynamic collaboration

He said, She said is on at the blackShed Gallery, Russet Farm, Redlands Lane, Robertsbridge, East Sussex.TN32 5NG until 16 March, 2019. Open Tuesday-Friday 10am-4.00pm Saturday 10-.4.30.

Maggie Hambling No 2 Suffolk 2018 © Juergen Teller All rights reserved

Maggi Hambling’s The Quick & the Dead

One of the most popular paintings in the Jerwood Gallery is Maggi Hambling’s Portrait of Frances Rose; when it is not on display, it is often enquired after. And our very own Erica Smith won the Jerwood short story prize with an imagined fictional account of Frances Rose’s life. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went along to the Jerwood to see Hambling’s exhibition, The Quick & the Dead. 

QB-BD

Everyone can draw!

That’s EVERYONE! If you have any doubts, come to Hastings Arts Forum on Saturday or Sunday, October 20 or 21, from 10am to 4pm and give it a try, writes HOT reporter John Cole.

Posted 23:28 Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 In: Visual Arts
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