Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sneak Peek at a Painting in Progress

Every year to mark the winter solstice much of Brighton come down to the seafront for Burning of the Clocks organised by community arts organisation Same Sky. I want to capture the way the crowd leaning on the railings are lit up by the fireworks and the sky has an eerie glow. Continue reading

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Art is …

“Art is not a mirror, its a hammer” Petrusco video

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Who invented the deck chair?

http://www.theguardian.com/notesandqueries/query/0,5753,-1683,00.html NOOKS AND CRANNIES – The Guardian online Who invented the deck chair? THE FIRST chair of this type – that is, the folding X-type chair – was discovered in the tombs of the ancient Egyptians: often carved with animal … Continue reading

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The Monarchy has bad habits too you know: The Queen leads the ranks of the right royal nose-pickers

We found this vaguely amusing article about The Monarchy having bad habits just like ‘us’ and picks up on the amount of times the royals have been caught on camera picking their nose. The Royal Family pick their noses too, you … Continue reading

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Dressing up as Artists – Brighton Festival 2014 Children’s Parade

The children from my daughters school were in the parade dressed as artists, with a giant tube of yellow paint. Continue reading

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Gallery and Open Studios on Brighton seafront gearing up for a scorching weekend

Brighton and Hove’s Artists Open Houses is on throughout May and here at Jag Art Gallery and Open Studios on Brighton seafront we are gearing up for another scorching weekend. Continue reading

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Country Lane Deckchair by Jacqueline Hammond in Devon Life Magazine

Just heard that the Country Lane Deckchair is featured in the current edition of Devon Life magazine. Continue reading

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Life’s a Beach Deckchair on the ‘Lust List’ in The Sun’s Fabulous Magazine!

Calling all Sun readers! have you seen my Life’s a Beach Deckchair in the paper this weekend? Continue reading

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Artists Open Houses and Brighton Festival 2014 has begun

The JAG Gallery on Brighton seafront – where Smart Deco owner and founder, Jacqueline Hammond produces her fine-art-based homeware designs – is part of the Artists Open House season. Continue reading

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Devon Life Magazine

Country lane deckchair by Jacqueline Hammond featured in Devon Life May 2014…

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