We were thrilled to introduce Esquirlas in the 2017 Encounters edition. This is the new brand name of Encounters’ jewellery maker, Carlos Sanchez. In order to celebrate Carlos’ exciting new work there was a new collection to delight customers old and new.
Each year there is a competition for an artist to create the next cover for the Artists Open Houses. The winner was Penelope Kenny and her curious and elegant design will grace the Brochure this year. Many thousands will be printed and they are an invaluable guide for those who love to visit artists open houses. Each […]
Encounters Art Space is proud to announce that Miladys Parejo, our Director, was selected as one of the semi-finalists in the Business Women in Art 2016. The evening was a celebration of women in every type of organisation with the organisers wanting “to recognise the achievements of professional women and their organisations… celebrating women who […]
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 […]