Art & Craft

Friday, June 16-Wednesday, June 28, 10am-6pm, 4pm Sundays, closed Mondays.

ABSTRACT LANDSCAPES BY CATHERINE BARNES, FESTIVAL ARTISTS, THE LITTLE ART SHOP, ROOKWOOD ROAD, WEST WITTERING, PO20 8LT.

Festival Artist, trained at Camberwell and Goldsmiths art schools. Widely exhibited in London, UK and Europe, Catherine Barnes shows recent abstract landscape paintings, drawings and prints. Colourful, diverse, blunting-edge art from £2.50 to £2,500. The seasons, music, light and structure. www.catherinebarnes.com. Facebook; catherinebarnes.artist. Admission free. Disabled access.

Saturday, June 17-Sunday, July 16, 8.30am-5pm.

ALTERNATIVE VALUES – PAINTINGS BY FRIEDA HUGHES, CHICHESTER THEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, CHICHESTER CATHEDRAL, WEST STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1PX.

Frieda Hughes describes painting and poetry as the twin driving forces in her life. This exhibition illustrates the collaboration between her poetry and artwork, containing both figurative and abstract work of great depth and emotional power. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Monday, June 19-Saturday, July 1, Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-5pm.

Festival of Chichester logoSTRUCTURE, 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 personally their ideas, using artists’ work as inspiration for their own practice. Free admission. Disabled access.

Tuesday, June 20-Sunday, July 2, 10am-4.30pm (closed on Monday, June 26).

CHICHESTER ART SOCIETY EXHIBITION 2017, OXMARKET CENTRE OF ARTS, ST ANDREWS COURT, OFF EAST STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1YH.

Chichester’s premier art society looks forward to welcoming you to its annual exhibition with over 200 paintings, prints, unframed works and sculptures on display – all at affordable prices. Work may be taken away at time of purchase. Exhibition closes at 4pm on final day. Free admission. Disabled access.

Saturday, June 24-Saturday, July 22, 10am-4pm.

THE LAND, CANDIDA STEVENS GALLERY, 12 NORTHGATE, CHICHESTER, PO19 1BA.

Three artists paint a year in the South Downs and by the sea, featuring works by Polly Dutton, Juliet Robertson and Gina Parr. Admission free. Not full disabled access.

 

Friday, June 30-Wednesday, July 12, 10am-6pm, 4pm Sundays, closed Mondays.

ART EXHIBITION BY DAPHNE CASDAGLI, FESTIVAL ARTISTS, THE LITTLE ART SHOP, ROOKWOOD ROAD, WEST WITTERING, PO20 8LT.

Festival Artist, an MA graduate from the Royal College of Art, Daphne Casdagli taught printmaking at various London art schools for many years. Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers at The Bankside Gallery. Exhibits in London, Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and Athens. Admission free. Disabled access.

Saturday and Sunday, July 1 and 2; Wednesday-Saturday, July 5-8, 11am-5pm each day.

NEW ART OF THE SOUTH DOWNS, COURTYARD STUDIOS, CROWS HALL FARM, CHILGROVE, PO18 9HP.

Nestled as we are in the beautiful National Park near Kingley Vale, this art exhibition is a curated selection of work from artists who offer a fresh interpretation of the South Downs and surrounding area. Original paintings, prints and sculpture for sale in a gallery and working art studio. Free admission. Partial disabled access.

Saturday, July 1, 10am-5pm.

OPEN STUDIO, VINCENT GRAY SCULPTURES, COURTYARD STUDIOS, CROWS HALL FARM, CHIGROVE ROAD, LAVANT, CHICHESTER, PO18 9HP.

Exhibition of sculpture including commissions, current projects and working models. Sit with Keats and enjoy a glass of wine. Also includes Hero in Bronze, Nelson and Murray in the making, a documentary film by Clive Hand. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Saturday, July 1 until Sunday, October 1; Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm; Thursday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm; closed Monday.

JOHN MINTON: A CENTENARY, PALLANT HOUSE GALLERY, 9 NORTH PALLANT, CHICHESTER, PO19 1TJ.

A major exhibition marking the centenary of the birth of British artist John Minton (1917-1957). The exhibition spans Minton’s achievements as a painter of highly-evocative landscapes, sensitive portraits and his ambitious works exploring historical and current events. Tickets £12 includes entry to all exhibitions and collection); students with NUS card and Student ID card and children free. Disabled access.

Saturday, July 1, 2.30pm. Also July 5.

CANCAN, NICOLA HANCOCK ART STUDIO, COURTYARD STUDIOS, CROWS HALL FARM, CHILGROVE, PO18 9HP.

Cancer and mastectomy are life-changing experiences, but not only in the way you might imagine. This exhibition, of six textile sculptures, charts the transformation from a broken state of surrender, through irreversible change, towards a life enthused with energy and vigour. Short talks at 3pm and 4pm. Free admission. Partial disabled access.

Tuesday, July 4-Thursday, July 13, Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm; Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sundays closed.

FACING THE MUSIC – AN EXHIBITION BY DIANA SMITH, CHICHESTER LIBRARY, TOWER STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1QJ.

Diana takes inspiration from musical performers for this exhibition of paintings of live performances to celebrate great music and musicians. Admission free. Disabled access.

 

Tuesday, July 4, 5.30pm.

BRINGING ARTS AND CULTURAL ENRICHMENT TO SCHOOLS, SUSSEX ARTS ACADEMY, OXMARKET CENTRE OF ARTS, ST ANDREWS COURT, EAST STREET, CHICHESTER, PO19 1YH.

A professional artist in the community, young person or teacher?  SAA is a charity that connects artists with schools to expand the range of enrichment activities available to young people across the arts. This event gives you the chance to find out more, give your views and get engaged. Admission free. Disabled access.

Wednesday, July 5, 10am-5pm.

OPEN STUDIO, VINCENT GRAY SCULPTURES, COURTYARD STUDIOS, CROWS HALL FARM, CHILGROVE ROAD, LAVANT, PO18 9HP.

Exhibition of sculpture including commissions, current projects and working models. Sit with Keats and enjoy a glass of wine. Also includes Hero in Bronze, Nelson and Murray in the making, a documentary film by Clive Hand. Admission free. Disabled access.

Saturday, July 8, 11am-5pm.

THE DRAWING CIRCUS, COURTYARD STUDIOS, CROWS HALL FARM, CHILGROVE, PO18 9HP.

Roll up! Roll up! The Drawing Circus comes to Chichester for the first time for an all-day extravaganza of themed life drawing! A troupe of models will pose unclothed and in costume throughout the day, accompanied by live music. Bring a packed lunch and your own materials, all abilities welcome. 16-plus. Tickets £35; students £25. Partial disabled access.

Saturday, July 8, 11am.

MATERIAL CONCERNS GUIDED TOUR, CASS SCULPTURE FOUNDATION, NEW BARN HILL, GOODWOOD, PO18 0QP.

This guided tour focuses on a selection of artists who are interested in material forms that influence our ideas and emotions. Artists include Eva Rothschild, Tony Cragg and Sara Barker. The cost of the ticket covers your admission to CASS which is home to over 60 large-scale contemporary sculptures. Tickets £12.50; seniors £ 10; students £10; children £6.50. Disabled access.

Tuesday, July 11, 6.30pm.

SOUTH DOWNS POETRY FESTIVAL: PAINTINGS AND POEMS, CHICHESTER CATHEDRAL, CHICHESTER, PO19 1PX.

A celebration of poet and painter Frieda Hughes’ major Cathedral exhibition, Alternative Values. Join South Downs poets Stephanie Norgate, Sam Meekings, Barry Smith and Costa Award winner John Haynes for a stimulating reading of new poetry alongside classic Sussex poems read by professional actors. Live music by Linda Kelsall-Barnett on classical guitar. Tickets £6; students £4. Disabled access.

Thursday, July 13-Wednesday, August 2; Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-5pm; Sunday 11am-4pm.

TAKE THREE ART EXHIBITION, THE LITTLE ART SHOP, ROOKWOOD ROAD, WEST WITTERING, PO20 8LT.

Original work by artists Linda Foskett, Viv Nicklin and Karen Ongley-Snook. Paintings and prints; glass and enamelware jewellery and textiles; cards and so much more. Come in and take a look at the artists’ work in our newly-opened, contemporary gallery space. Admission free. Disabled access.

Tuesday-Sunday, July 18-23, open every day 10am-4.30pm.

SOCIETY OF LIMNERS SUMMER EXHIBITION, JOHN RANK GALLERY, OXMARKET CENTRE OF ARTS, ST ANDREWS COURT, CHICHESTER, PO19 1YH.

The Society’s summer exhibition will have approximately 250 miniature paintings on show. Around 50 artists will be exhibiting, including established artists such as Pauline Denyer-Baker, Eric Kincaid, Peter Hayton, Bill Mundy and George Simpson. Most of the works on show will be for sale at prices ranging from £80 upwards. Admission free. Disabled access.

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