New brochure cover for Summer 2017

The SEAS Open Studios brochure is being prepared this month, and below is a little preview of our new cover for Summer 2017.
You can find more information about the artists taking part this year by heading over to our event page:


SEAS at the Pie Factory

South East Artists at Margate
From 21 April 2017 to 25 April 2017
10am to 5pm

An exciting mix of fine art and crafts. Including Paintings, Print Work, Photography, Textiles, and Ceramics.
Pie Factory Margate Gallery, 5 Broad Street, Margate CT9 1EW

For more information about this exhibition, please contact Patricia Barry 01304 382210

Laurence Utterley – Ceramics
Pauline Davis – Ceramics
Marilyn Williams – Ceramics
David White – Ceramics
Chris Birbeck – Textiles
Patricia Barry – Print, Paint and Stitch
Pamela Bolton – Textiles
Nicki Vowls – Printer and Textiles
Mike Tedder – Mixed Media
Susan Carlyle – Painter
Jim Foreman – Painter

Passion For Craft Exhibition – Spring

Just after Easter, within the Passion For Craft Exhibition, Kate Baker will be showing her Spring inspired work at The Horsebridge, Whitstable.
The group have been carefully selected to show a range of crafts and artists and skills, there will be some demonstrations during the course of the week at the Gallery.

Passion For Craft – Spring Exhibition at The Horsebridge Centre
11 Horsebridge Road, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1AF
from 19 to 25 April 2017

SPRING is a new exhibition which presents the creations of talented Designer Makers and Artists who are passionate about crafts. The works on display all draw their inspiration from the exquisite beauty of nature: whether through colours, textures, forms or materials. Although each exhibitor represents a different discipline, there is a commonality in theme, skill, creativity, aesthetics and the highest quality craftmanship.

Seas Royal Hotel Pop up Exhibition

An art exhibition over two days hosted by seas artists.
11 March – 12 March
The Royal Hotel
Beach Street, CT14 6JD Deal, Kent.

Seas artists will be exhibiting a wide variety of art styles, their recent works and giving visitors information on our artist group.


Please do like and share among your friends and family. It’s a two day event so do come along.
There is a sea view bar at the venue on site and it’s very close to town too.


Dominic Harper: Based on work from the concert last summer – Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time.

Open Studios trail 2017 applications

Please consider your place on the open studios trail and open your home/garden/studio, share with others as a guest or apply to be exhibiting at the Astor for the first two weekends in July.
Please forward application forms to Kate Baker, 4 St Edmunds Road by end of January for processing by 11/2/17. Delays will affect the team in the next stage of the process.

Please download the application form here:

SEAS Ringwould Festive Fair 2016

South East Artists (SEAS) artists will be exhibiting at their annual Art and Craft Festive Fair in Ringwould Village Hall on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November.
There will be a selection of paintings, textiles, collages, prints, mosaics and woodcraft to view with the opportunity of purchasing direct from the artists themselves.
The fair is open from 10am to 4.30pm each day, entry is free, and refreshments are available at the coffee bar.


Susan Absolon selections

Susan Absolon has a painting selected for Wales’s biennial international painting prize exhibition, BEEP Wales. 49 artists were selected from an international open submission of 500 entries. The exhibition is touring from Swansea, and will open in at the Undegun venue in Wrexham on 7th October until 5th November.
She also have a painting selected for the ING Discerning Eye exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London from 17th November. This is an annual exhibition for small paintings, no larger than 20″ x 20″, with a different selection panel each year comprising 2 artists, 2 collectors and 2 art critics.
The image below is ‘No Man’s Land’ – the painting that is currently showing in BEEP Wales.


Her painting “Curfew” (below) has been selected for the Royal West of England Academy’s 164th open exhibition in Bristol. The exhibition opens to the public on Sunday 9th October and runs until 27th November in the RWA galleries, Queen’s Road, Bristol BS8 1PX.