Art & Craft

Until Sunday, September 2; Tues-Sat 10am-5pm (Thurs 8pm); Sun 11am-5pm.

DOROTHY BOHM – SUSSEX PHOTOGRAPHY, PALLANT HOUSE GALLERY, NORTH PALLANT, CHICHESTER, PO19 1TJ.

An exhibition of photographs of Sussex life during the 1960s and 70s by Jewish photographer Dorothy Bohm (b 1924), who is known for her portraiture, street photography, early adoption of colour and travel photography of London, Paris and Moscow. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

 

Until Sunday, September 16; Tues-Sat 10am-5pm (Thurs 8pm); Sun 11am-5pm.

VIRGINIA WOOLF: AN EXHIBITION INSPIRED BY HER WRITINGS, PALLANT HOUSE GALLERY, NORTH PALLANT, CHICHESTER, PO19 1TJ.

Explore feminist perspectives on landscape, domesticity and identity in modern and contemporary art through an exhibition of more than 80 artists inspired by the writings of celebrated author Virginia Woolf, including works by international artists ranging from 1854 to contemporary commissions. Tickets £12.50; students and children free. Disabled access.

 

Monday, June 11-Saturday, June 23, from 9am-7pm, Mon-Fri; 9am-5pm, Saturdays.

STRUCTURE, CHICHESTER LIBRARY, TOWER STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1QJ.

With the starting point of Structure, the Year 12 students at Chichester High School have developed a range of work through the use of fine art and photographic processes. The students are encouraged to develop their ideas, using artists’ work as inspiration for their own practice. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Tuesday, June 12-Sunday, June 17, 10am-4.30pm.

SOCIETY OF LIMNERS SUMMER EXHIBITION, THE WILSON STUDIO, OXMARKET GALLERY, ST ANDREW’S COURT, OFF EAST STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1YH.

The Society of Limners presents its annual exhibition in Chichester. Around 200 paintings will be on show, most of which will be for sale at prices ranging from £95 to over £500. At least 40 artists will be exhibiting, including established artists such as Pauline Denyer-Baker, Eric Kincaid, Bill Mundy and George Simpson. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Friday, June 15-Thursday, June 28; Wednesday-Saturday 11am-5pm; Sunday 11am-4pm.

DISCOVER PRINTMAKING, THE LITTLE ART GALLERY, ROOKWOOD ROAD, WEST WITTERING, PO20 7BY.

David Peduzzi will be joining us with his fine woodcuts. Printmaking is a fascinating art form. A variety of types of print making will be on display each piece being an original artwork. Demonstrations of monoprints, etchings and other forms of relief printmaking will take place at the weekends. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

 

 

Saturday, June 16- Sunday, July 15, 9.15am-5pm.

ART & CRAFT COURSES, WEST DEAN COLLEGE OF ARTS AND CONSERVATION, WEST DEAN, PO19 0QZ.

17 arts and craft one-day courses. Subjects range from painting, drawing, silver-smithing and jewellery-making to willow work, garden design, photography and a tapestry taster day. Perfect for beginners and more experienced craftspeople looking to try something different. View and book online (using short course search option). www.westdean.org.uk. Tickets £115-137 (ages 16-plus only).
Disabled access.
Photo credit – Chris Ison

 

Saturday, June 16-Sunday, July 15, weekdays 10am-5.30pm; Saturdays & Sundays, 10am-4pm.

NOTABLE SUSSEX BUILDINGS – LOST IN TIME ART EXHIBITION BY DAVID R G JOHNSTON, THE MIDHURST GALLERY, GRANGE ROAD, MIDHURST, GU29 9LT.

An exhibition of the lost history of Sussex buildings. What original features and traditions are buried in such crumbling relics? These questions compelled Sussex author David Johnston to devote many months researching ancient ruins. His paintings reveal their early architecture and legends, brought to life by his brush. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Monday, June 18-Friday, June 22, 12-3pm.

SCHOOLS’ ART CHALLENGE 2018 – FRIENDS OF CHARTRES (CHICHESTER’S FRENCH TWINNING ASSOCIATION), ARTONE BUILDING, CHICHESTER UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE LANE, CHICHESTER PO19 6PE.

Every year the Friends of Chartres, working with the University of Chichester, organise an art challenge for schools in Chichester and our twin city, Chartres. The challenge is based on the theme A Tale of Twinned Cities. This year’s subject is Gardens. Free admission. Disabled access.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, June 19-Sunday, July 1, 10am-4.30pm; 4pm on final day; closed Monday, June 25.

CHICHESTER ART SOCIETY EXHIBITION 2018, OXMARKET GALLERY, ST ANDREWS COURT, OFF EAST STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1YH.

The ever-popular annual exhibition of Chichester Art Society. Original paintings, prints and ceramics – all at affordable prices. Work may be taken away at time of purchase. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Tuesday, June 19, 11.30am.

DAVID PEDUZZI – DISCOVER PRINTMAKING, THE LITTLE ART GALLERY, ROOKWOOD ROAD, WEST WITTERING, PO20 7BY.

David Peduzzi has exhibited his wood engravings at the Royal Academy and recently was chosen by Norman Ackroyd to exhibit at the Original Print show at the Zillah Bell Gallery. He will be giving a talk on his process of wood engraving and demonstrating his vintage press. Free admission. Disabled access.

 

 

Sunday, June 24, 11am-3.30pm.


THE DRAWING CIRCUS AT CASS, CASS SCULPTURE FOUNDATION, NEW BARN HILL, GOODWOOD, PO18 0QP.

A wonderful opportunity to explore the world of theatrical life drawing with The Drawing Circus. A day of guided life-drawing set among the sculptures and beautiful grounds of Cass Sculpture Foundation. This innovative drawing class will create a visual feast of models, art and performers in this unique setting. Tickets £50. Disabled access

 

Wednesday, June 27-Thursday, July 12; Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm; Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sundays closed.

THE FUN OF THE FESTIVAL – AN EXHIBITION BY DIANA SMITH, CHICHESTER LIBRARY, TOWER STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1QJ.

Diana takes inspiration from performers and audiences for this exhibition of paintings of Festival of Chichester events to celebrate all the fun of the festival. Free admission. Disabled access.

 

 

Friday, June 29; Saturday, June 30; Sunday, July 1, 11am-6pm.

SEASCAPE DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS BY CATHERINE BARNES, FESTIVAL ARTISTS, JUNO STUDIO, 107 CEDAR DRIVE, CHICHESTER, PO19 3EL.

Festival Artist Catherine Barnes is exhibiting more than 100 drawings and paintings relating to the sea in all its moods. Large and small works; oil on canvas; works on paper. Catherine Barnes trained at Camberwell and Goldsmiths’ and has been exhibiting since the 1960s. www.catherinebarnes. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Friday, June 29; Saturday, June 30; Sunday, July 1, 11am-6pm.

LIFE IN THE LANDSCAPE, FESTIVAL ARTISTS, NEWARK FARMHOUSE STUDIO, CHICHESTER ROAD, WEST WITTERING, PO20 8QA.

Daphne Casdagli has spent many years drawing in front of the life model. She takes her drawings into printmaking and, working in the studio constructing the composition using multiple methods, produces exciting results. After all, printmaking is an extension of drawing. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Friday, June 29-Thursday, July 5; Wednesday-Saturday 11am-5pm; Sunday 11am-4pm.

POLLY DUTTON – THE COASTLINE, THE LITTLE ART GALLERY, ROOKWOOD ROAD, WEST WITTERING, PO20 7BY.

Polly Dutton endeavours to capture the elements; sun, wind, rain and the effect these have in the landscape.  Mark-making is spontaneous and using various mediums to create work that is vibrant, energetic and atmospheric. Using strong, recurring motif abstracting the images into rhythmical patterns of colour, contrast and tone. Admission free.
Disabled access

 

Friday June 29, 4-7pm preview and then Saturday June 30-Friday July 6, 10am-5pm.

WEST DEAN VISUAL ARTS SUMMER SHOW 2018, EDWARD JAMES STUDIOS, WEST DEAN COLLEGE OF ARTS & CONSERVATION, WEST DEAN,
PO19 0QZ.

The Visual Arts Summer Show showcases the exciting creative talent of the college’s visual arts students in the Edward James Studios at West Dean. Exhibiting students present work developed over a year of intensive study, giving visitors the opportunity to view original work by a group of emerging artists. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, June 30-Sunday July 1, 11am-5pm.

FESTIVAL ARTISTS, MERSTON STUDIO AND ST GILES CHURCH, MARSH LANE, MERSTON, PO20 1ED.

Exhibition by Festival Artists Sue England, Sylvia Kopecek, Rebecca McQuoid and Henrietta Clyde-Smith. Sue’s work returns to the land and sea and the spaces where they meet. Sylvia’s figurative work references different times, places and cultures. Rebecca makes sculpture inspired by natural forms. Henrietta’s finely-crafted collages are based on her knowledge of painting. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, June 30-Sunday July 1, 11am-5pm.

VISIT ST GILES CHURCH MERSTON, FESTIVAL ARTISTS, ST GILES CHURCH  AND MERSTON STUDIO, MARSH LANE, MERSTON, PO20 1ED.

This 13th-century Grade 1 listed building is well worth a visit. Not only will you see the recently-restored work of the Churches Conservation Trust, but art on show by four Festival Artists Sue England, Sylvia Kopecek, Rebecca McQuoid and Henrietta Clyde-Smith in the church and at the Merston Studio opposite. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, June 30, 10.30am-4.30pm; Sunday, July 1, 10.30am-4.30pm.

LIGHT UP VIDEO PORTRAIT WORKSHOP, TIDY ST SCHOOL OF ART, WHITESTONE FARM, MAIN ROAD, BIRDHAM, CHICHESTER, PO20 7HU.

Lucie Cookson is at the forefront of modern British portraiture. Her pioneering use of video in her paintings has won her awards internationally. This two-day workshop gives artists at all levels the unique opportunity to work with models and video projections while learning the fundamentals of putting together a successful portrait. Disabled access.

 

Sunday, July 1, 10.30am.

OPEN STUDIO – VINCENT GRAY SCULPTURES, UNIT 2, THE COURTYARD, CROW’S HALL FARM, CHILGROVE ROAD, LAVANT, PO18 9HP.

A selection of large and small sculpture, current projects and commissions including updates on the Nelson and Murray statue for Chichester, funding, progress and planning. Also, Keats in bronze, one year on. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, July 3 to Sunday 15 July, 10am-4.30pm every day. Meet the artists Saturday, July 7, 2-4pm.

EXAMPLE ON TOUR Example on Tour 3 to 15 July

Seven years ago, a handful of contemporary artists in East Grinstead formed a group, talking creatively about things which inspire them. This is the first time they will show their print-making, painting, drawing, paper-cuts and textiles together outside their home town; they are thrilled to coincide with the festival. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

 

Friday, July 6-Thursday, July 19; Wednesday-Saturday 11am-5pm; Sunday 11am-4pm.

NICOLA ROSE – COASTLINE, THE LITTLE ART GALLERY, ROOKWOOD ROAD, WEST WITTERING, PO20 7BY.

Nicola Rose captures the essence of the weather, natural structures and water through the use of oil paint. A personal response to the extreme forces of nature, her fascination is with wild places at the mercy of the elements, power, drama of waves, skies and the edge of land always changing. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Friday, July 6; Saturday, July 7; Sunday, July 8, 11am-6pm.

CATHERINE BARNES –EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS ON CANVAS AND PAPER, FESTIVAL ARTISTS, JUNO STUDIO, 107 CEDAR DRIVE, CHICHESTER, PO19 3EL.

Festival Artist Catherine Barnes (Camberwell and Goldsmiths’)  is exhibiting mainly abstracts, abstract landscapes and seascapes in her studio. www.catherinebarnes.com. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Friday, July 6; Saturday, July 7; Sunday, July 8, 11am-6pm.

ARABESQUE OF LAND, SEA & SKY, FESTIVAL ARTISTS, NEWARK FARMHOUSE STUDIO, CHICHESTER ROAD, WEST WITTERING, PO20 8QA.

Daphne Casdagli choreographs her landscapes and seascapes, manipulating her materials of watercolours, collage and inks. The occasional use of musical phrases counterpoints her subject and compositions. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, July 7, 10.30am-3pm.


VISIT TO CASS SCULPTURE FOUNDATION & GUIDED TOUR, CASS SCULPTURE FOUNDATION, NEW BARN HILL, GOODWOOD, PO18 0QP.

A wonderful opportunity to visit the remarkable Cass Sculpture Foundation and learn about the organisation, its artists and sculptures. Bring a picnic to enjoy in the peaceful and inspiring grounds. Return minibus transportation is provided. Collection from Chichester Cathedral at 10.30am and returning at 3pm. Tickets £17 to include transportation, entrance and a guided tour. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, July 7-Sunday July 8, 11am-5pm.

FESTIVAL ARTISTS, MERSTON STUDIO AND ST GILES CHURCH, MARSH LANE, MERSTON, PO20 1ED.

Exhibition by Festival Artists Sue England, Sylvia Kopecek, Rebecca McQuoid and Henrietta Clyde-Smith. Sue’s work returns to the land and sea and the spaces where they meet. Sylvia’s figurative work references different times, places and cultures. Rebecca makes sculpture inspired by natural forms. Henrietta’s finely-crafted collages are based on her knowledge of painting. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, July 7-Sunday July 8, 11am -5pm.

VISIT ST GILES CHURCH MERSTON, FESTIVAL ARTISTS, ST GILES CHURCH  AND MERSTON STUDIO, MARSH LANE, MERSTON, PO20 1ED.

This 13th-century Grade 1 listed building is well worth a visit. Not only will you see the recently-restored work of the Churches Conservation Trust, but art on show by four Festival Artists Sue England, Sylvia Kopecek, Rebecca McQuoid, and Henrietta Clyde-Smith in the church and at the Merston Studio opposite. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, July 7, 2-4pm.

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS WITH GREG MOSSE, CHICHESTER COMMUNITY THEATRE, THE NOVIUM MUSEUM, TOWER STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1QH.

History is the story of the past. Novels, short stories and plays give us scope to explore history. Whatever your level, come and enjoy imagining yourself in the era of cutlasses and contraband. Book one workshop or all three. £12 for one workshop or £30 for all three. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, July 14, 10.30am-4.30pm; Sunday, July 15, 10.30am-4.30pm.

SHOW OFF, TIDY ST SCHOOL OF ART, WHITESTONE FARM, MAIN ROAD, BIRDHAM, PO20 7HU.

This is a fantastic opportunity to see the paintings and sculptures created by the skilful students of Tidy St. The work celebrates their achievements and shows off their brilliant individual styles. Come and enjoy this inspiring exhibition set in a beautiful old barn that was featured in the Domesday Book of 1085. Admission free.

 

Saturday, 14 July, 2-4pm.

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS WITH GREG MOSSE, CHICHESTER COMMUNITY THEATRE, THE NOVIUM MUSEUM, TOWER STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1QH.

History is the story of the past. Novels, short stories and plays give us scope to explore history. Whatever your level, come and enjoy imagining yourself in the era of cutlasses and contraband. Book one workshop or all three. £12 for one workshop or £30 for all three. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, July 21, 2-4pm.

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS WITH GREG MOSSE, CHICHESTER COMMUNITY THEATRE, THE NOVIUM MUSEUM, TOWER STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1QH.

History is the story of the past. Novels, short stories and plays give us scope to explore history. Whatever your level, come and enjoy imagining yourself in the era of cutlasses and contraband. Book one workshop or all three. £12 for one workshop or £30 for all three. Disabled access.

 

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