St Leonards Meets the World

Curator Paul Carey-Kent – whose home town is St Leonards – has matched six artists based there with six UK-based artists who bring an international dimension. Pairings are founded on the idea that the works have enough in common that a conversation between them will prove interesting.  It is to be celebrated that, despite Brexit… Continue reading St Leonards Meets the World

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Spirit of invention

Open event Fri 10 May 6pm-8pm Sat 11 May to Sun 12 May 12-4pm John Logie Baird invented television while living in Hastings one hundred years ago. To celebrate his achievement we are pulling together artistic and mechanical inventions with over 20 artists. Curated by Jude Montague from Montague Armstrong and guest inventor-curator Chris Simpson… Continue reading Spirit of invention

Shit Show

25 – 28 April 2024 SHIT SHOW – New works by Georgina Cook Expect Poo, Tits & Tunnock’s Tea Cakes and the intimacy and intricacies of early motherhood in the domestic space as told through photography, multimedia and performance. . . Opening Event Thursday April 25th 6-9pm, and a weekend event on the afternoon of… Continue reading Shit Show

Kim Wan

Kim Wan: Self-portraits and new graphic works 20 – 21 April Opening preview Friday 19 April 6 – 8pm Read all about it at Hastings Online Times

Ostara

5 – 7 April 2024 Opening event 5 April 6.30 – 9pm Live performances at the opening from Miroslava Večeřová, Lucie Kordačová and Adelaide Percy. Further info and tickets here. Taking its name from the pagan welcoming of spring, OSTARA brings together a transnational cohort of artists, musicians and filmmakers, each with an interest in… Continue reading Ostara

Opposing in Motion

This exhibition is aiming to visualise the broad spectrum of theanimated image and illustrate that the word ‘animation’ is not tiedto any specific form or medium, but should rather be seen as amethod of research and investigation. The common research ground for this exhibition is the field of tension between roughness and tranquility. Artists:Silas Money,… Continue reading Opposing in Motion

Gate of Entrancement

‘A gate is a barrier used to close an opening. It can both protect and exclude. Entrancement is a feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and excitement. In this exhibition, the viewer is invited to open this gate and enter, close the gate behind and view the artwork, looking for entrancement.’ Opening Friday… Continue reading Gate of Entrancement

Facade Collective

We are very pleased to host @facade_collective an exhibiting group of students and practising artists curated by BA (Hons) Fine Art students at the University Centre Hastings. Opening on Friday 8th March from 6 – 9pmGalleries open on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th from 12 – 6pm Jamie Atherton, Jackie Attwood, Sophie Barnard, John Coello,… Continue reading Facade Collective

None of the above

“Six contemporary artists. Six contrasting styles. All are committed to producing challenging work that spans themes from the deeply personal to the fiercely political. There is no overarching narrative, just arresting visual imagery and powerful materiality. Using a variety of media, from painting and photography to graphic works and sculpture, these are artworks that transgress… Continue reading None of the above

The Ressurection Act

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JAYE HO: THE RESSURECTION ACT We’re pleased to begin our new season of shows in 2024 with The Ressurection Act. FREE EVENTS AT THE GALLERYFriday 16 February 6 – 8 pm: Exhibition opening – all welcome including children and pets. Sunday 18 February 2 pm: Artist Talk – Jaye will talk about the works in… Continue reading The Ressurection Act