For the first time Encounters are hosting an original artistic enquiry designed by Francesca Seravalle. She is Venetian and an independent award-winning curator and researcher. Francesca has curated a number of high profile art projects and exhibitions all over the World. Majored with a first class degree in History of Art, assistant of the critic Ando […]
This year Encounters provides an opportunity for children of all ages (i.e. anyone under a hundred years of age) to create a new type of rabbit. See examples of rabbits produced so far on the news page in futire posts. At the end of the Open House Season a judge will select the top three rabbits, whose […]
In September Architectural Plants new Sculpture Garden opened and Marion Brandis’ Kemptown Sphere, first seen in Encounters in May, was one of the wonderful pieces on show. And it was soon sold! We congratulate Marion on her work and her success and hope that the Sphere enjoys its new home.
The book ‘Art in Brighton’ has just been launched at a party in Brighton. Those Artists, Galleries and Houses that feature came to collect their copies. This wonderful book shows the depth and breadth of Art in our city and is a labour of love by Torben and Alison Keog of Kemp Street Productions. Encounters is […]
In addition to his work as a painter Abelardo Giron has been preparing to undertake a commission to create a sculpture in Cuba. His skill as a painter is was greatly valued in his exhibition in Encounters 2015 and it is exciting seeing him move into a new field of artistic expression. His recent work […]
About two hundred people who open their houses each year attended this year’s event at the Old Market Place in Hove. Judy Stevens gave a powerful speech saying that the artists open houses were remarkable as so many pepole gave so much energy to the activity. There were opportunities to catch up with old friends and meet […]
In February 2014 the Bilingual Primary School moved to a brand new site in Hove. To celebrate the opening of the new building Encounters was a main sponsor of an Art Exhibition in the school’s Entrance Hall. Each day the parents and children enjoy works of art especially made for them. The art work is exciting and provides important messages about […]
Just in time for Easter, a team from Architectural Plants came to collect two of Noemí Márquez’s pieces. They are now on show amid a wonderful display of plants. It was a big job moving them. as you can see in the photo!