Artists United – call for artists!

CALLING ALL ARTISTS! Artists United are inviting artists, sculptors and photographers to submit works for inclusion in ARTISTS UNITED 2014, now in its 5th year at The Foundry Gallery in North Street, Lewes. Artists United is an annual art exhibition created by Lewes Community Football Club to bring together the best established artists and emerging talent…

Two venues for Stanley Simmonds?

Stanley Simmonds. 1917-2006 A Retrospective Exhibition 10-25 MAY 2014 Brighton Fringe Festival Event The Foundry Gallery which was damaged in the recent fire on the Phoenix Estate is being repaired but may not be ready in time for the planned exhibition of work by Stanley Simmonds.  Lewes District Council have come to the rescue and allowed…

ONCA gallery job opportunity: Gallery Director

    Following on from the fantastic news that ONCA gallery received the funding from Kickstarter they needed, the ecological gallery is recruiting a (part-time) gallery director. Closing date for applications: 16th May 2014, 5pm Start date: Mid-June onwards How to apply: send CV and completed application form (available on enquiry) to Lauren Davies via…

The ONCA Kickstarter fundraiser is a resounding success

Great news : ONCA IS SAVED!  On the afternoon of Sunday 27 April, with the help of 113 amazing backers and hundreds of other well-wishers and supporters, the ONCA gallery raised a total of more than £15,000 through a month long online Kickstarter campaign. The final sum raised after a whirlwind 30 days, full of…

ONCA Gallery faces shut down – please donate

Our favourite eco gallery, ONCA Gallery in Brighton faces closure.  Donate to their Kickstarter campaign here. It would be such a shame to see this gallery cease to exist. A unique space in the UK, ONCA organises and hosts exhibitions, workshops and performances that ask questions, tell stories and initiate conversations about environmental change whilst…

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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,…