Category Archives: Local News – Brighton

Press Release: Brighton Rainbow Crossing Forever Campaign. On Monday 16th June at 5am the rainbow is due for removal by the council – Support the Campaign to make the rainbow stay

The campaign to keep Brighton Rainbow Crossing outside Jag Gallery on Madeira Drive has gained momentum and despite its magical effect as a fantastic new piece of public art for all to enjoy, as far as we know its ‘jet washers at dawn’ for the rainbow. The council are due to remove it at 5am Monday 16th June 2014!!!
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Europe’s first rainbow crossing in Brighton painted on the road outside JAG Gallery

Heather Peace unveils Europe’s first rainbow crossing in Brighton for LGBT Pride Month. Madeira Drive in Brighton was given a bold makeover last weekend as street artwork representing Europe’s first official ‘rainbow crossing’ was unveiled to celebrate the release of We … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Invite to Jag Gallery Private View – Brighton Artists Open Houses 2014

I will be exhibiting my latest works and painting some of those unfinished pieces in my seafront studio at Jag Gallery throughout May. We are open all week and festival weekends. Continue reading

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Shitfaced Shakespeare Drunketh Review – Brighton Fringe 2013

I had heard of this act early on and thought it had the potential to go either way. Scripted inerbriatiation bad. Continue reading

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