Fine and Decorative Arts
18 Hours Events
18 Hours produces high quality, diverse artistic and cultural experiences that educate as well as entertain. Our inclusive, sustainable, accessible events include Hastings Storytelling Festival, St Leonards Festival, Journeys Dance Festival and Streets of Battle. We also deliver arts and research projects. We are also the Development Education Centre for East Sussex, working with teachers to integ…
Artist Mike Abrahams makes visual poetry from his studio in Hastings and posts ‘Life is a four-letter word’ paintings every day on Instagram. He’s a member of Hastings Art School and collaborates on public art projects with Francesca Giuliano (https://abrahamsgiuliano.com). He exhibits nationally and his artist’s books can be found in the collections of Tate and the V&A.
Visual Artist, Fashion Designer & DJ. Based in Hastings, can create custom Visual Art/ Fashion as well as alterations.
Adam Shaw Designs
Previously working as a freelance costume maker, I am now working more in ceramics, sculpture and also venetian masks.
Afri-Co-Lab is a diverse-led creative community dreaming hub, built on the cultural mash-up of Ugandan & British culture based in the heart of Central St Leonards. Founded by artists and educators Lilly Babirye and Anna Maria Nabirye, Afri-Co-Lab is a grassroots not for profit community organisation offering a programme that supports access to high quality creative arts experiences, positive m…
I make paintings and prints of domestic objects such as rusty enamel jugs, garden tools and birds, which are usually life-size. I also make images of the sea – which inspired me to move to St Leonards in 2002. Large waves are created using an energy like the ocean itself, with paint dripped, poured and scraped back in a state of constant change between ebb and flow. I like to paint the ocean from…
I am a recent First Class BA (Hons) Filmmaking graduate of Kingston School of Art. I was born in Hastings and I have just moved back to St Leonards after completing my studies. Through my experiences at University and in the industry, I have become particularly interested in documentary film and photography. With a focus on the ideological side as opposed to the technical, I am particularly attrac…
A visual artist using photography & video interested in our environment, history, humanity, gender. Working on self directed projects in the gallery and in the community. Received the National Open Art Award in 2016. Studied at University Westminster BA Photography in 2008. Received a residency post in January 2018 now part of a forthcoming touring Arts Council Funded Exhibition Constructed Ge…