Made in Brighton – makers market

Last weekend I had a stall at a market for arts and crafts held at Brighton marina. Aptly called Made in Brighton and organised by the Laughing Dog Gallery. Now I’m no stranger to doing market stalls, having worked on several stalls at countless festivals over 20 years and I used to have a weekly stall in Oxford selling retro skate wear and the silver jewellery I used to make. However this was the first time I’ve been trader trash in a while and I’ve not laid out my arty wares on a market pitch before. It was a great weekend punctuated by fabulous entertainment from class acts such as the Polyester Fiesta ‘fashion show’ and The Swinging Ninjas, which gave us all a break, a workout and kept us going. I had a 3 for 2 sale on my prints which went down well. All in all my nostalgia for having a stall was raised and I wouldn’t say no to doing it again.

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About artbyjaxx

Contemporary British artist, Jacqueline Hammond, is renowned for producing strong, punchy images that are rich in texture and colour. A prolific painter and multidisciplinary artist, she exhibits widely and is commissioned by individual clients, collectors and high profile brands. Jacqueline’s inspiration comes from direct observation: subject matter is plucked from the world encountered every day. Some ideas evolve, others are reactionary. Thought-provoking themes explore today’s society, the media and cultural theory. Whether inspired by the street or the sea, Jacqueline’s work has an edge: her paintings are consistently striking. Her natural disposition is to let the paint dictate the creative process, trusting the medium and her mind’s eye to translate the vision.
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