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…

'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…

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,…

Musicology by Olivia Bullock – Review by Lucy Finchett-Maddock

Musicology by Olivia Bullock, at Paddock Studios, Lewes until 30th March 2014 Review by Lucy Finchett-Maddock    Wandering along the pretty back walk ways of Lewes you stumble upon the Stable Gallery of Paddock Studios, nestling between the history-laden houses and overlooking the green expanse of the common out in front.  From Saturday 22 March…

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…

Apollo, Andrew Fitchett

Andrew Fitchett

A Landscape Under the Microscope the new exhibition at the Foundry Gallery Lewes opens today with a Private View 6-9pm. Artist Andrew Fitchett exhibits 40 new paintings alongside photographer Matt Birch and ceramicist Peter Stewart. The Exhibition continues 11-5pm daily until 20th October. Andrew is our featured artist this week and answers our Q&A below.…