This month we welcome a new member to our group of permanent exhibiting artists at Chalk Gallery, the artist Lucy Cooper who works with the media of screen print. Lucy's work makes a strong visual impact with her iconic imagery and positive colour palette, so we are delighted to introduce her work in the new exhibition soon to be curated. Lucy’s passion for print began when she visited a printer as a young girl. As her mother’s book rolled off the press, the magic of letterp
We are delighted to be showing the work of silversmith jeweller, Alison Crowe at Chalk Gallery through July and August. Her exquisitely crafted designs are derived from both natural forms and early 20th century art and design. Some examples of the influences in her work can be seen here. This pendant belongs to the Stellatus collection which is based on a range of organic forms found in nature, echoing sinuous and sculpture shapes with their rhythm and repetition. The two-d
Janice Thurston is a long-standing member of Chalk Gallery who's warm and peaceful paintings of our local area are much-loved by our visitors. In this interviews she takes us back to where her love affair with the Downs began, and on a colourful ramble through her favourite locations of Ditchling, Ringmer and Glyndebourne.
The Artists Open Houses in Brighton, Hove and Beyond has been welcomed by art lovers with much excitement this year. After a disappointing summer of cancellations due to the pandemic in 2020, and nervous Christmas openings while case numbers were continuing to surge, June this year seems the perfect time for artists to once again open their homes, studios, workspaces and galleries in a celebration of our creativity. The summer weather has decided to join in too, and while wri