Phil Hayes

I have always lived in Sussex and am married with 2 children. My passion for photography started when my father gave me a proper camera for my 21st birthday and a fascination for black and white began. I read plenty of books on the subject and ended up buying more and more equipment and bigger […]

Hilary Vincent

I am a Sussex based designer maker, originally trained in graphics at Bath Academy of Art. After a period of primary school teaching, I now work with clay. I hand-build my ceramics using red earthenware and explore techniques of masking and layering coloured slips to create images. These are inspired by the patterns and colours […]

Sarah Mills

For over 25 years I have worked as a potter, studied and gone on to train others. I have specialised in slip-cast porcelain and use graphics programs to assist with my design process. I live and work locally in Worthing with my studio in nearby Angmering. I combine a spontaneous reaction to the possibilities that […]

Jessie Astill

I started BeauBottletops in 2015 when I craved a creative outlet alongside working full time. Creating pieces full of hope and optimism enabled me to maintain my profession in the social care field. Throughout my studies for a Bachelor of Science in Psychology I have remained attached to the art world and exploration of techniques […]

Andy Ashdown

Bird, Wildlife and Botanical Art I am a passionate birder and nature enthusiast, and I spend more time than I probably should carrying binoculars, a telescope or a camera around the countryside! I can also be found volunteering at my local RSPB nature reserve at Pulborough Brooks. Whilst my art is inevitably influenced by the […]

Cherry Parsons

I was born and bred in Horsham and have always enjoyed being creative. I came late to higher education when I accompanied my eldest daughter to her interview at Northbrook College, Worthing (now Greater Brighton Metropolitan College). After a meeting with the Head Tutor, I was offered a place to study alongside my ‘surprisingly’ delighted […]

Patrick Duff

I am a local artist living with my family in Worthing. I am now retired and really enjoy being able to devote so much of my time to my passion in life; my art. For most of my years I have been painting in one form or another. I am self taught and specialise in […]

Shane Jones

I am a tree surgeon and now I enjoy making things like tables and lamps from different woods I have obtained. I like to play with different colours of wood to make an interesting contrasting effect. I am also collaborating with my wife Rosemary Jones who is an established linocut artist, and we are making […]

Nick Orsborn

Born in London in 1948, he studied Fine Art at Kingston and Reigate Colleges of Art and has lived and worked in Brighton since 1970. In June 2020 he moved permanently to Worthing. Largely self-taught in the use of watercolour, it has been his medium of choice for the past 50 years. His work has […]

Jacob Taghioff

Hi, I am Jacob Taghioff, a local fine artist with a love of natural forms and colour. My paintings and drawings show my bold use of colours that reflect my childhood spent growing up in India. My pen and ink drawings harp back to the days that I trained as an Architect. I like to […]

Rosemary Jones

I am an artist specialising in linocut printmaking, and most of my images are of local landmarks in Worthing and the landscape of the South Downs. All my prints are original handmade linocuts, made with real ink, on real paper, on a real press, by me. Each print is unique because it is entirely made […]

Samantha Hobbs

Hi, my name is Sam Hobbs and I am an Artist Teacher. I am Head of Art in a local secondary school and I also work with trainee art teachers at the University of Brighton. My degree is in textile design and before training to teach I owned a shop in the North Laine area […]

Desiree Hart

Reference material is gathered on location through sketching and photography.   Many visits to Africa have given me a wonderful collection of Big Game images to work with.    Our  English wildlife is also a continuous source of inspiration.  Being a member of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust enables me to spend much of my spare […]

Bernadette Stevenson

Owner/ maker of Bernies Glass Creations. I’m a local Worthing Glass artist, who has been working with traditional leaded, stained & fused glass for the past 15 Years. I also teach beginners glass classes in my garden workshop in central Worthing & offer gift vouchers, so a perfect gift for someone to have a creative […]

Aylin Sharp

I have a BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art (Painting) and have been painting professionally for the last twenty four years.   I travelled and lived abroad, and painted  seascapes, landscapes, cobbled streets in Spain, fishing boats, still life, figures, etc. Currently I am interested in nature and use mostly oil paints  to capture the light, […]

Wayne Longhurst

Hello!  I am Wayne Longhurst, a linocut artist based in sunny (apparently) Worthing. I have been creating linocut prints for a few years now, teaching myself when I first heard about the medium 6 years ago (yep, I hadn’t heard about it until I was in my early 30’s, I guess it skipped my generation […]

Jill Leaney

Jill Leaney comes from a long line of jewellers: ‘JAGOS’, who were established in St. Albans up until the mid-1970s. “Primarily a Painter in Fine Art, I began my journey into Silver Smithing and jewellery after inheriting a quantity of ‘Antique Silver Cutlery’ in the mid-nineties. ‘Great I thought, I can put these in a […]

Two Faced Twins

Two Faced Twins is made up of identical twins, Stella and Gem from Worthing. Working together, they create striking artwork and homeware for contemporary homes. As a skilled artist, Stella creates the quirky, detailed illustrations. Gem takes over as lead designer, working on them digitally and adding colour. Stella has never been able to work with colour, and seeing as […]

Jade Jeffers

My name is Jade Jeffers & my company is JJ’s Beachcombing Art. I am originally from London and moved down to the South Coast just over 2 years ago. I have always been a creative and artistic person and when I moved I was able to visit the beach more and found more treasures. This […]

Emma Bennett

I’m an Illustrator from Worthing and I sell digital prints of my work which is mainly artworks of Sussex. I have works of Worthing, Brighton, Hastings, Arundel, Cuckmere Haven and Bexhill to name just a few. My black and white style started back in 2003 after a particularly inspiring trip to New York. Here I […]

Petra Butler

I would like to show others how I see the world. The slight changes in light. The striking colours of sunrises and sunsets. The hidden realms of misty days. The reflections in water and glass. I love being part of photography as it brings people together. It makes them talk. It makes them see. Petra […]

Naomi Frances

I have been working with glass for about 25 years, I love the colours and the textures that glass provides, and the long history that accompanies it. I like the structure that the making of stained glass gives me, but at the same time I am always looking for ways to push boundaries. I have […]

Laura Swatridge

Everything I create I do so with great love, hence the names….LovePetPics, LoveLetters, and LoveFlowers. I am inspired by colour, beauty, words, detail, animals, amazing nature, process, fashion, music and the pyschedelic sixties. I have drawn all my life, I have been obsessed with letters since infants school and I have studied art and fashion […]

Melissa Birch

[foogallery id=”725″]   Melissa Birch is an artist and printmaker who studied at Oxford University (BA Fine Art) and Chelsea College of Art (MA) during the 1990’s.  Her work includes lino print, drawing and collage, and she enjoys mixing and playing with these different disciplines. The stylised images in her work are created by carving […]

Sharon Gibson

SHARON GIBSON BEACH POTTERY. Beach Pottery is a home studio located on beautiful Shoreham Beach, on the south coast. It is just a stones throw away from the shoreline and this is where Sharon draws most of her inspiration. From her daily walks along the beach she will admire the shape or colour of various […]

Lucy Gabriel

[foogallery id=”715″]   I studied at the Arts Educational school , where I found my love for sculpture and photography. I then went on to work in fashion , catwalks and editorial doing  hair dressing and make up in London , Brighton and Australia . I then worked at Pinewood  and Shepperton film studios doing […]

Candy Medusa

[foogallery id=”99″]   Candy Medusa is an artist, illustrator, marine biologist and loudmouth, constantly confused as to why artists’ statements are supposed to be in the third person. Specialising in digital media, pen and ink, mixed media and upcycling, she draws much of her inspiration from nature and is passionate about the environment. She mostly makes […]

Sue Collins

[foogallery id=”416″]   I am an artist, printer, designer and workshop tutor, with a Fine Art Degree, based in Hassocks.  I love where I live.  I’m in the middle of the countryside and yet only 10 minutes on the train from Brighton and just under an hour to London. I am very lucky being able […]

Frans de Leij

I am particularly attracted to painting in watercolour.  I like the use of ‘wet into wet’ techniques, where wet paint is flooded onto a wet surface.  This technique provides an endless source of surprising and often beautiful effects that are affected by how different paint-mixtures interact with each other, the paper surface and gravity.  To […]

Handmade in Hammersmith

[foogallery id=”627″]   Beautiful tweeds and tartans, cottons and linens, reclaimed from kilts, shirts, skirts and jackets.  Recycled into new, individual and practical bags and pouches. You can find our online SHOPS at: and Handmade in Hammersmith is now on INSTAGRAM and you can sign up to our NEWSLETTER (new things, advance notice of SALES, previews of work in progress, upcoming markets […]

Samantha English

[foogallery id=”585″]   My love and fascination with jewellery began when I was a little girl and my mother would invite my sisters and I to delve into her jewellery boxes.  Today I wear a mixture of those hidden gems, my own jewellery and pieces that I have collected from junk shops and designer jewellers!  I love […]

Natalie Davies

Natalie is a contemporary painter who works predominantly in chalk pastel. Creating pieces that explore the universal themes of love and loss, joy and sadness…. Often rainy, her landscapes convey the beauty of the rain, its other-worldly shine, reflective qualities and ability to transform a landscape. With a heart traced onto a rainy window pane […]

Chris Dawson

Creativity is a key factor in all my work either as a product designer (my original trade), cartoonist or fine artist. As an artist, I simply paint for my own interest and pleasure and try to create something that people will enjoy and respond to. No subject is safe – a landscape, the human figure, […]

Maddy Manns

[foogallery id=”279″]   Having studied Fashion and Textile Design, I find printed textiles particularly appealing, loving the opportunity to play with different repeats and colour. All my designs take inspiration from the natural world, in colours that are both harmonious and calming. Each piece has idiosyncratic marks and variations that are intended and are in contrast […]

Terry Guile

I design and make silver and enamelled jewellery.  I work intuitively. My starting point usually is the stone or bead. It’s colour and shape determines the style, setting and design of the final piece which gives each item its individuality. Commissions taken Website Address: Phone Number: 07470 308303

Kim Adele Fuller

Contemporary Paintings and Prints. I live on the Sussex coast in Shoreham-by-sea and mainly paint seascapes, landscapes, coastal and abstract themes. Inspired by the natural world I enjoy expressing colour, atmosphere, light, energy or stillness in my paintings to draw the viewer into the scene evoking a sense of place and a sense of space. I […]

Alan Humphries

Alan has been a semi professional photographer for over 10 years. His landscape images have won him competitions here and abroad and have been used in magazines and brochures. Most of the images in the Gallery have been taken in Sussex and show you do not have to go far to get some wonderful images. […]

Penny Mechen

[foogallery id=”101″]   After many years of having a daily 100 mile commute to work I decided that,  for sanity’s sake, a change of life was needed. Giving up a steady income to follow my passion for art was the best decision I ever made and I  threw myself into every course and art book […]

David Stringer

[foogallery id=”108″]   I think my artwork can probably be compared to ‘Automatic writing’. Apart from the very rare occasion, when I have an idea for a subject, I don’t seem to have much say, in what appears on the paper, board, canvas etc. It often quite surprises me! Examples of my work, can be […]

Vanessa Reynolds

[foogallery id=”104″]   Originally from Hampshire, I recently moved to the beautiful county of Sussex, to Southwick. I teach Fine Art at a local sixth form college. I paint in my spare time. Here I am displaying some of my 3 most recent groups of painted subject matter. The passion of dance, African scenes from […]