The Hive Affordable Art Show

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The Hive Lewes is holding its first Affordable Art Show between the 3rd and the 18th December 2011.

Bringing together artists including Catherine Grace, Mark Greco (, Claire Mumford (, Keith Pettit ( , Toby Styles ( and mr.teddybear being represented by Adam Chandler Ltd. ( the show aims to make available new and interesting original pieces of art work at manageable prices.

It is open to the public between the hours of 11.00am and 4.00pm on the weekends of the 3rd, 10th and 17th December 2011 and by appointment throughout the week.

You are also very welcome to come to the preview between 6.00 – 8.00pm on Friday 2nd December.  It will be an ideal opportunity to see great art, meet the artists and with the fabulous Oyster Project ( running the bar and taking care of the music how can you resist??

We hope to see you there!

The Hive Affordable Art Show can be seen at The Hive, 66, High Street, Lewes BN7 1TJ.

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A NATURAL HISTORY (PART TWO) 19th-27th November 2011

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I’m pleased to let you know that ‘A Natural History (Part Two)‘ is being shown from the 19th -27th November 2011 at the fabulous Linklater Pavilion, Railway Lane, Lewes, BN7 2AQ. This second exhibition includes new silk-screen and giclée prints that are not only inspired by the diverse wildlife we often see in the British countryside but also includes birds which are very rarely seen in Britain or who are sadly extinct.

In addition to the new bird prints that I have made there will also be a small selection of the limited edition prints from ‘A Natural History’ (Part One)’ together with illustrations that have been used to accompany Michael Blencowe’s fantastic wildlife features in Viva LewesMichael will also be giving an illustrated talk (with sound effects!) about the natural history of all the species represented in the exhibition.

And one more thing! A blind auction will be held for the first screen print of the edition of ‘Swift (Apus apus)‘ from which all proceeds will be going to the Sussex Wildlife Trust. Those who are familiar with the work of the Sussex Wildlife Trust, and in particular the Lewes Community Wildlife Project, may be familiar with the design which appears on the website and the monthly newsletter.

The preview of a ‘A Natural History (Part Two)’ will be held at the Linklater Pavilion on the Friday 18th November 2011 from 6.00 – 8.00pm. The fabulous Oyster Project will be providing the bar and music.

The exhibition will be open weekdays between 10.00am – 4.30pm and between 10.00am – 5.00pm at the weekends.  Come along if you can make it.  See some art, take a look at an inspirational building and reacquaint yourself with the diverse wildlife that can be found in the heart of Lewes!

A map for the Linklater Pavilion can be found here.

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Art at The Hive

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Work from ‘A Natural History’ will be part of ‘Art at The Hive‘- an exhibition that features work from both myself and artists  Pearl Bates, Adam Chandler, Catherine Grace, Chris Smedley, Patrick Warren and Jason Wilsher-Mills.  The exhibition is part of Artwave– Lewes District’s annual Open House Festival  that runs from Saturday 27th August until Sunday 11th September.

The work that I am exhibiting will include silkscreen and giclée prints from the first series of ‘A Natural History’ together with a sneak preview from ‘Part Two’ which is due to be shown in November 2011.  More details of this show will follow very shortly.

The preview of ‘Art at The Hive’ is on the evening of Friday 26th August from 6.00pm until 9.00pm after which it will be open 10.00 – 4.00pm weekdays and 11.00 – 4.00pm on Sundays throughout Artwave.

‘Art at The Hive’ will also be open on Saturday 27th August between 11.004.00pm. where artist Jason Wilsher-Mills will be giving a talk about his work at 2.00pm.

The Hive can be found at 66, High Street, Lewes BN7 1XG.

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