Magical Nook Prints

Nook : noun. ‘A corner or recess, especially one offering seclusion or security ‘ ‘ My name is Fiona Hunter and I am the creator of the Magical Nook. Home to many magical animals and creatures. My formal art training was in Textile and Surface pattern design, which I studied at Bretton Hall College in … Read more

Krysia Drury

  My work is very colourful and I love painting people, portraits, landscapes and still-life using oils, acrylics or watercolours. I am also a printmaker specialising in Monotypes using a three colour process. I work from my studio in Shoreham and on location with other Artists. My training as a painter and printmaker was at … Read more

Ben Fearnside

Local artist who works from his studios in Lancing. Real metals on canvas: gold, silver, copper, bronze, brass, iron and wire. I bond powder and leaf metals; combine them with acrylics and inks, acids, ammonia, shellacs and solvents. I use layering and a touch of alchemy. Controlled oxidisation reveals the teal colours of Verdigris or … Read more

Emma Cooper

  Following the completion of my Fine Art Painting degree at Brighton University I have continued to paint, and particularly enjoy using bright bold colours and textured work. My process usually begins intuitively and either stops at an abstract piece, or continues on until I see something in the paint to ‘pull out’ – usually … Read more

Shireen Avis

  My journey started 40 years ago when I studied Textile Design and Technology at the Bulawayo College of Applied Art and Design in Zimbabwe. After rediscovering my creative roots through experimenting with various media and techniques I returned to using boot polish, a medium I loved as an art student. This creativity was a … Read more

Daisy Dawson

  A few years ago, while I was studying at Herefordshire College of Art and Design, I daubed acrylic, smoothed on pastels, crumbled charcoal and gouged and stamped lino prints endlessly. There was always one medium that I always returned to however. Watercolour and ink, with which I developed my illustrative style, although at the … Read more

Kitty McCurdy

  Kitty is a contemporary abstract painter, inspired by her local landscape, predominantly the sky. The works evolve, often over several months.  Her creative process is intuitive, building up, removing and reworking layers of the canvas. The end result is a subtle composition balancing tone texture and light. Kitty graduated with a degree in illustration … Read more

Sean Stones

Sean is a member of Adur Photographic Society, and through the group has developed an interest in landscape photography and further examples of his work can be viewed on his facebook pages. Sean has a passion for photographing wildlife and the natural world. It is a passion that Sean describes as a direct reflection of … Read more

Petra Butler

I would 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 fell … Read more

Peon Boyle

  I am a Sussex base Artist who uses printmaking as my medium. I work and live by the coast. I use everyday object to tell a story, it is not just my story but personal to whoever related to the object. It is about love, sacrifice, nurturing, loss, caring, desire, memory, indulgence, fragility and … Read more

The Little Kraken

  My name is Ann Newell and I am the maker behind The Little Kraken, a small indie business run out of my back garden summerhouse in Shoreham-By-Sea. I am a mum of four and decided to start The Little Kraken after the birth of my youngest daughter in order to spend more time at … Read more

Duncan Allen

  My art is colourful, my art is dark. It’s a kind of surreal pop art. I have painted various subjects over the years – cats, magical crystal balls and statues – but mostly trees, leafless trees. I feel a natural connection with them, and now have a small collection. Studying trees can reveal many … Read more

Jenni Watson

  I am a painter, weaver and print-maker. There is no deep and meaningful rationale for what I do. I simply enjoy the creative process for itself; it is the making, not the completing, that is compelling. Most of my work is inspired by a fascination with natural horizons – and the sea shore in … Read more

Laura Swatridge

LovePetPics   LoveLetters   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 … Read more

Melissa Birch

  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 soft lino … Read more

Lucy Gabriel

  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 prosthetics and … Read more

Candy Medusa

  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 art between … Read more

Sue Collins

  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 to work … Read more

Handmade in Hammersmith

  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 etc.) at: … Read more

Samantha English

  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 jewellery in … Read more

Maddy Manns

  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 to commercially printed … Read more

Penny Mechen

  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 I could … Read more

David Stringer

  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 found on … Read more

Sylvie Howitt

  Papercut Artist based in Brighton I use vintage maps and music manuscripts …  creating beautiful stories inspired from vintage maps and old music sheets. Website Address: Phone Number: 07775 693300 Instagram: Facebook:

Vanessa Reynolds

  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 trips to … Read more

Liza Morton

  Ceramic Artist Liza studied at Brighton University, W.M.C.P. in the 90’s, then moved on to a successful career in teaching for 20 years. She is now a full-time artist creating sculptures for ‘Woofing Fabulous’ in Saltdean, Sussex. Her ceramic studio is a hive of activity sculpting animals for exhibitions here in Sussex including Artists … Read more

Fay Bishop

  Having started my training in accountancy at age 21, I never in my wildest dreams believed that I would be able to indulge my passion for art and make it part of my daily life. Art has always been present in my life but usually firmly in the background. As a young mum, I … Read more

Chris Howitt

  My love of stained glass began I think when, as a teenager, I first saw the Baptistry window at Coventry Cathedral created by John Piper and Patrick Reyntiens. I learned the basics of leaded glass many years ago at a further education class.  Sometime later I took more classes through Northbrook College in Worthing … Read more

Aida Ashall

  Aida is a delightful young lady with severe and complex special needs which impact on all areas of daily life. She was born in Bosnia in 1997, just after the end of the Bosnian war and placed directly in the state orphanage. She was adopted, aged 5, by Julie, a British volunteer working in … Read more