1-30 September 2018
[Open Studios 1/2 and 8/9 Sep]



Anna Bachène (Collectable Icons), mixed media collage artist. Original artworkprints/cards/small icons. Maureen Harman, variety of paintings in mixed media. Two very different styles with a theme of bright colours running through both sets of work.

The ArtWorks

The ArtWorks present Susan Miller’s powerful watercolour series ‘Family’ and Emma Delpech’s beautifully quirky ceramics from their recent MA show, Peter Groves’ latest challenging acrylics and flamboyant jewellery from Sara Barrufaldi. Prints, cards, offers and refreshments also available.

Luiza Machado

A room with a retrospective view – then and now.

Prue Theobalds

Drawings in mixed media of plants and natural and found objects, many with a relevance to time and place.

Tom Banks Studio

Paintings depicting nocturnal or near dark scenes. With this shift from day to night the mundane acquires a new beauty, as well as a sense of unease.

Marina Studios

Marina Studios is an informal resource centre for artists in St Leonards. It offers individual studio spaces, an open studio space suitable for Photography and other creative uses including dance and drawing as well as an etching press, a screen printing press and a kiln. There are regular life drawing groups at the studios.

Mission Chapel

Original artwork from two multi-media artists. Yvette Glaze – textural prints and ceramics. Helen Rawlinson – figurative prints and paintings. Also a selection of textile and recycled jewellery.

Agi Read

Agi is a printmaker working with traditional screens alongside digital techniques. Her work balances the expression of handmade marks, with the control of her print making techniques to convey a sensitivity in her subject.

Alex Leadbeater

Energetic waves and tranquil horizons, rusty jugs and roosting birds. Paintings, prints and cards. Give your wall a sea view – buy the sea by inch, yard or nautical mile or have a go and paint your own.


Hard slog. Top floor …but big tøni makes it.

Adrienne Hunter and Nick Snelling

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. Adrienne’s vigorous , large-scale drawings of cliffs and plant life convey a strong sense of place.

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.

Oska Lappin

Stars And Stripes…My Eyes Do Cry…So What Miles Trumpets Kind Of Blue…Red For Blood And White For Everything Else…’ ‘Scary America’ Told In Mixed Media Woodcuts.

Workshop Otruta

Olesia Savenko is a Ukrainian artist, fashion designer & book illustrator, who has recently moved to Hastings. View her new series of watercolour “Men”, her big bizarre jewellery, Ukrainian headbands & embroidered boho dresses. I hope you will find something delicious at Workshop Otruta.

Jonathan Sanders

Through portraiture, landscape and sketches I expose myself as an artist who is influenced by family, environment and my own perceptions of beauty, and through my digital art I explore the graduated exposure of the idealised man.

The Blue Bee

The Blue Bee is a studio and teaching space for jewellery making from complete beginners to vintage upcycling, chain maille and metal clay. We also repair jewellery as well as retailing cards and prints by local artists.

Jo McAllister

Sumptuously textured jewellery hand made in fine silver and high carat gold.

Lawn Studio: Fabulous Creatures

Expect to see Katia Giordanella’s unicorns and sacred cat, Rachel Lever’s Gardens of Eden, Wendy Smith’s Earthly Delights, Mara Garati’s sculptural and couture jewellery and a garden installation by special guest fashion high-flyer Freya Von Bulow aka Maika Crampton.

6 The Green

This year we are showing work by: Atul Vohora: a painter who lives and works in London. Both joyful and questioning, these paintings are the result of a deep commitment to image making and the complicated business of living. David Reeve: oil paintings and collage inspired by Hastings fishermen’s beach and Dungeness’ seemingly wild and derelict landscape.

Alice Pickering: Paintings

Celebrating what lies beyond everyday experience. Layers of paint and collage are used to build up images which are full of detail that is not immediately apparent, but which emerges when the piece is studied over time.

Rachel Glittenberg

Using a mix of her imagination, life drawings & photographic references, Rachel Glittenberg’s oil paintings borrow elements from history and folklore to explore what it means to be a woman in the 21st Century. Paintings, drawings, cards and prints will be on sale.

Anna Malni

Linocuts, woodcuts, etchings, sketches, cards, ceramics, prints and portraits of people and animals by commission. Also pop-up Hollywood photo booth, elegant digital portraits available instantly

Joanna Charlotte

Visit the studio and shop space of artist Joanna Charlotte whose paintings feature birds, butterflies and nature with a strong Japanese influence. Original art, cards, giclee prints, porcelain and other gifts will all be available for sale.

Three Birds

Three creative makers at one address. Catherine Abbott – truly unique, multi-layered, stained glass vignettes. lightbirdstudios.etsy.com. Helen Shaw – handmade silver jewellery. Organic designs with a contemporary feel. shawthingsjewellery.etsy.com. Hannah Griffiths – beautiful mosaic artworks and small paintings.

WALLPAPER by Deborah Bowness

Wallpaper maker Deborah Bowness invites you to drop into the new Print Room which has finally been relocated from Yorkshire. Printing will be in progress and works for sale.

Polish Art Centre

Polish Art Centre in Hastings welcomes all to enjoy the art of international Polish Artist living and creating in East Sussex, UK. Oil, pastel, graphics, photography international art and other techinques are used for viewer’s enjoyment and appreciation by our magic art masters: Magic colours of sound – Jacek Krzysik, Magestic Earthlings – Kathlin Austin, intentional art- Ewald Smykomsky, Quantum Universe – Trinity Austin.

Beach Hut No.4

Hannah Kynoch – ‘Point of view.’ My new work describes my point of view when addressing the subject matter of ‘self portraits’. Come and see my new and old work at my Beach Hut Studio. Opposite the Marine Court on the lower boardwalk.

Geraldine Wheeler

A mélange of colourful artwork in ink, watercolour and oil paint.

The Old Chemist

Marie-Louise Miller is known for her paintings of the female form. She also creates large-scale abstract ‘colour poems’ for clients worldwide and teaches drawing and colour theory. She shares the studio with Super8 afi cionado Mauricio Vincenzi of Endwell Productions and SLIFF.

Pelham’s fine furniture & ceramics

Pelham’s fine furniture & ceramics was opened in 2016 by ceramicist Liz Emtage and furniture restorer & gilder Geoff Osler.

Beach Hut 10 East of Haven

The sea, the weather and Beach Hut 10 with paintings, ceramics, cards and accessories by Andy Young, Mary Young and Rachel Tomlin.

Hans Seawright

I make 2d and 3d pieces from paper, canvas, plaster and wood to scratch whatever itch is most pressing and use drawing to find the best way forward.

Scott Garrett

Scott will be selling a wide range of his unique and characterful Slipware pottery. Come along and meet the pots in person and you might just have to take one home with you!

St Leonarts

View artworks by students at St Leonarts. Classes for children and adults, drawing, painting, experimental textiles and more. Take advantage of our 25% Coastal Currents discount on courses booked over the two weekends, also see oil painting by Emma Hundleby.

Sea Whistle studio

Hand carved plaster reliefs by Bernard Jim Fox-Watercolours & paintings by Esther Fox- Decoupage & textiles by Susannah Appleyard.

The Roomz

Natasha Elkins – A ceramist who specialises in hand built items inspired by the natural flora and fauna of Great Britain.
Hettie Barritt – A mixed media maker that primarily works in embroidery, braiding and acrylic, making contemporary jewellery and decorative objects.

Cribb & Hammer

Cribb & Hammer offers carpentry design & cabinet making services such as cupboards, shelving & wardrobes. We restore furniture, sash windows & doors. We repaint furniture & cabinets for homes & shops. Paint your own furniture workshops available.

Urban Nomad – Marjolyn Schreuder

Newly installed by the sea; my home is my studio where living and working are in harmony and mutually inclusive. I make felt and I paint on silk – clothes, hats, scarves, bags, wall hangings and more. Located at the end of Sedlescombe Gardens on the corner.

Zoom Arts Studio

Zoom Arts is an established group providing local artists with opportunities to produce and show work. Current members include qualified contemporary artists, photographers and crafts practitioners; those developing their portfolios; and some exhibiting for the first time.

Alexis Mary Ceramics

Stoneware sculptural forms to view, purchase, commission. Based in the heart of St Leonard’s creative community, Alexis Mary creates forms & vessels inspired by the magic of the natural world as she sees it.

Dan’s Garage

Come and see Dan Pearce’s Jack in the Green paintings and other recent work. Also prints and stuff and you might get tea and biscuits if you’re lucky…

Beach Hut 33

Penny Nice uses the fantastically diverse East Sussex countryside, stunning coastline and human interaction with such a wonderful environment, as a constant source of inspiration for her watercolour and mixed media work. Vibrant colours are used to portray her view of this locality.