Absence (Middle), Lucy Finchett-Maddock

Artist Q&A – Lucy Finchett-Maddock

  Lucy Finchett-Maddock uses neons, metallics, stripes and bright contrasts of colours, to create works that range from abstract, figurative to landscape and portraiture. Regular readers may recognise Lucy as a contributor to the Lewes Arts website as she has interviewed other artists and written reviews.  You can find Lucy at Brighton Art and Craft Fair this…

Caroline Gold Yay!

Sue Bartlett – artist Q&A

This week our featured artist is poet Sue Bartlett.  Sue is a member of Rottingdean Writers Group which has collaborated with Chalk Gallery, Lewes on their exhibition: Farley Farmhouse at Chalk (runs to 17 August). The exhibition is a response to the Chalk artists visit to Farley Farm, ‘Home of the Surrealists’: Lee Miller and Roland Penrose…

'No.26 Ostuni, early June' Vernon Holt

Artist Q&A: Vernon Holt

Artist Vernon Holt began as a framer and gallery owner in London and the South East before concentrating on drawing and painting full time from 2011.  Vernon is exhibiting at Artists United, the annual exhibition of works for sale by local artists at the Foundry, Lewes.  The private view is tonight (Thursday 3 July) and closes on Sunday 6 July.…

Tom Walker

The 750th anniversary of the Battle of Lewes is being celebrated in a tapestry, stitched by local embroiderers.  The artist who designed the work is Tom Walker, who is our featured artist this week. The tapestry will be on public display in the Lewes Castle Gun Garden between 3pm and 5.30pm before moving to permanent display…

The Kiss 2 (c) XDBPhotography

Xavier D. Buendia

  Xavier D. Buendia is our featured artist this week. Xavier is an urban and fine art photographer, originally from Barcelona who now lives in East Sussex. You may have seen his work in Viva Lewes where he is a regular contributor, and he took the photos for the launch of Olivia Bullock’s recent exhibition, Musicology,…

Red garden, Maddy McClellan

Maddy McClellan

Maddy McClellen‘s show at Pelham House alongside Sheila Marlborough opened this week (April 2, 2014). Maddy will be exhibiting a series of limited edition Silkscreen prints, inspired by natural and manmade form within the landscape. She says, “My work generally has a figurative element,  however for me the marks on the paper must hold a spontaneity, movement and expression,…