Coastal Currents


Curated Events Open studios

Bruce Holdsworth

Recent paintings, prints and drawings, both figurative and non-figurative. Prints include colour monotypes, Lino and experimental dry points. Most work is …


Kim Thrower, artist, has exhibited worldwide, London , Paris, New York and Australia. He now works in St Leonards on Sea. Still lives and Seascapes. All oil on Canvas. Canvases from 1×1 ft to 5×4 ft.

Beach Hut 33

Penny Nice. Local and far away exotic coastlines and surrounding flora and fauna continue to motivate me to paint. Vibrant colours and personal connections with the subject inspire …


Following two years of distractions from Open Studios, STUDIO VII will again be welcoming visitors to see a selection of our work in its creative environment. As always, we have a variety of work …

6 The Green

Benjamin Phillips: Human interaction, the humour and turmoil of everyday life, and the joy of repetition. Fine art and illustration meet in ceramics, drawings and paintings. *live portraits* Beccy McCray: The craftivist behind …

Bohemia Studios

Exciting new studio venture in the Labour Party Building. Samantha Guertin – vibrant Sussex landscapes and still life oils. Stephanie Fawbert – evocative figurative paintings …

Creative Art Academy

Marcia Buckley. I paint! In fact I paint daily in my studio and welcome visitors to experience the joy of creating beautiful, affordable works of art. This collection includes 40 paintings in a variety of subjects …

St. Michael’s Hospice Summer Art Exhibition

St Michael’s Hospice’s 20th Summer Art Exhibition in memory of Stuart Farndale, features a wide range of artwork by local artists. This year welcomes new mediums alongside paintings, including photography and …

Hunter & Snelling

Garden Studios Adrienne Hunter and Nick Snelling both work from their studios in their garden. Nick’s luminous oil paintings of sea and headland are inspired by the local coastline and his swims around it …

Archer Lodge

Paintings by Joe Packer and Gregory Kluger Smart. Invented landscapes – as if through a glass darkly. Mysterious figures, opaque narratives, personal mythologies.


Our 3rd year as store & studio! View our window display of paper handbag moquettes created from a variety of papers. Book a paper bag designing workshop on Sundays 1st + 8th – 4 places per session …

Upper Maze Studio

Agnieszka Dabrowska. In my paintings, I like to tell a story based on my everyday experiences and imagination. I am always looking for connections between humans and nature, where I can express …

Luiza Machado

Photographic work developed over the past two years within the confines of a daily train journey to work.

Fiona Pienkowska

Artist/ Printmaker, MA, Central St Martins. Showing paintings and original prints, including drypoint etchings and lino cuts. Come and see where they are made.

Maggie Scott Textiles

Well-known for her textiles to wear, Maggie’s current work draws on the aesthetic and symbolic potential of the laborious process of felting. The hand-felted reinterpretations of photographic images and portraits …

Stephen Coelho

Stephen Coelho is a figurative artist whose subject matter is the face and figure as well as landscape, seascape and still life. He lives and works in St Leonards on Sea.

George Robertson

My subjects are often taken from local East Sussex scenery. I also paint more abstract subjects. Recently exploring claustrophobic subjects within a landscape.

Maria O’Neill. Artist

Paintings & Prints of Quirky, Happy life in St Leonards and Hastings.


The Two Sarah Harrises…uniting in one exhibition of intrigue, also featuring artworks from Morokoth.

Alex Leadbeater

Give your wall a sea view – Paintings, prints and cards of energetic waves and tranquil horizons and splashy painted clothing and cushions. Buy the sea by inch …

Beach Hut 2

Judith Shaw – unusual lithograph/silkscreen/linocut prints, paintings, cards and smaller works. Joan Roche – paintings and drawings of …

Seeing Red

Seeing Red: a group show by members and supporters of the Labour Party. Artists include Sarah Harris, Rachel Lever, Danny Mooney, Penny Pepper, Penny Precious, Lynne Salvage and …

Alice Pickering: Paintings

Paintings with collage. Colourful and unusual work with depth and detail, celebrating nature and our connection with the natural world and each other. Original work, Giclee prints and cards for sale …

Handguard House

Come visit the studios of Jo Perfect and Robert Sample. Massive paintings and shit drawings.

St Leonards Art Group at Southwater Community Centre

A community group of professional and amateur artists who share a passion for life drawing. New members welcome.

Fragments Exhibition & Shaw Things Jewellery

Helen Shaw – handmade silver jewellery. Organic designs with a contemporary feel. Emma Harding – artist exploring the complexity and fragility of the human brain in a unique combination of mosaic and ceramics.

Zoom Arts Gallery

Glass sculpture, textiles, painting, photography and mixed media are some of the delights to be seen at the Zoom Arts Group showcase. This collective of passionate practitioners often work closely together …

House of Curiosities

Exhibitors: Lee Allan – Writer & painter; Mark Bean – Painter & Designer; Hilary Best – Digital,Photography, Mixed Media; Zander Clayton – Painter & Illustrator; William Lawrence …

Dan’s Garage

Dan Pearce. Do come and see what I’ve been up to like the painting behind me which I hope I’ll have finished by then. You might get tea but no biscuits. I got a packet last year and ate them all myself…

SHUBY studio

SHUBY is an international street artist mainly in the form of paste up posters. Come visit her studio for a diverse range of pop art prints and originals featuring her infamous masked bunny and banana motifs.

Monoprints Belle / Lesley Bellenger

Local Screen Printer Lesley Bellenger and Professional Photographer Wendy Carrig present a pop-up Print Gallery and Portrait Studio. Selling framed screen prints of local seascapes and offering …

Jo McAllister

Sumptuously textured, simple, striking jewellery, in pure silver and high carat gold. Award winning jewellery designed and hand-made using Stone Age tools by Jo McAllister who exhibits nationally and …


Bachene / Birch / Harman / Paines

Four mixed media artists. Different styles from line drawing to surreal incorporating vibrant colours and textures.

AYLC Seb Hilditch

AYLC (Are you looking closely?) is the work of Street and Urban photographer, Seb Hilditch. The exhibition features several vivid, and sometimes abstract, urban landscape photographs shot across London, St Leonards and …