Brighton & Hove Arts Council online for Winter Art Show

Brighton & Hove Arts Council is offering an online Winter Art Show running until December 13.

BHAC: Mysterious City
BHAC: Mysterious City

Jane Osler, chairman of Brighton & Hove Arts Council, said: “Our popular annual Spring Art Show, due to take place in April, was sadly another casualty of the pandemic.

“However, we are delighted to be running an online show.

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“Artists from eight of our art groups are exhibiting their work, which can be viewed at

“Brighton & Hove Arts Council has been at the heart of the not-for-profit arts community since 1974.

“We are a registered charity, completely staffed by volunteers, who have all been working hard to ensure that this year’s exhibition is a real success.”

The Mayor of Brighton and Hove, Councillor Alan Robins, will join a judging panel to select BHAC’s Artist of the Year.

He will choose a winner from the artists exhibiting in the show along with fellow judges Andrew Comben, chief executive of Brighton Dome and Festival; Jane Hopkin, chairwoman of Arts Society East Sussex; Karin Janzon, project director Hove Plinth, Hove Civic Society; Mary McKean, this year’s winner of the BHAC Contribution to the Arts Award and chairman of The Regency Society and Strings Attached; and Colin McKenzie, former director of the House of Illustration and The Charleston Trust.

The winner will be announced on Monday, December 14.

Art works are being provided by the following groups, who are all members of Brighton & Hove Arts Council: Adur Art Collective, Attic Art Club, Dupont Art Club, Embroiderers Guild, Rottingdean Art Club, St Thomas More Art Group, Society of Catholic Artists, Society of Sussex Painters, Sculptors and Printmakers.

More details from the website.