Ad Interim – Art for Arts’ Sake

Ad Interim is a new initiative for early and mid-career artists in Sussex whose work may not fit the usual commercial model .  The first show, Common Origin, took place in November and brought together artists Kate Brigden and Ellie Parry. Lucy Finchett-Maddock finds out more: Kate Brigden and Ellie Parry are two young and enthusiastic artists…

Golden Eagle-eye, Nick Day

Interview with wildlife artist Nick Day

Nick Day, Lewes based wildlife artist, interview by Lucy Finchett-Maddock. Follow Lucy on Twitter: @yeoldefinch I am to interview one of the most well-known and technically accomplished wildlife artists in the UK, and not only that, but get to chat to him on our mutual doorstep, our local stomping ground of Lewes.  I am met with…

Transitions Blue, by Leila Godden, image (c) the artist

Salt, Spray, Abstraction: Interview with local seascape artist Leila Godden – 21 January 2014

by Lucy Finchett Maddock http://www.yeoldefinch.com @yeoldefinch I met Leila recently after she had kindly agreed to go for a coffee the night after the opening of her recent exhibition.  Leila Godden is featured artist at the ‘Chalk Gallery’ here in Lewes until 9 February.  Leila’s works are recognisable as her salty seascapes, recently more abstracted than before,…