Our annual pop up shop is back!
Come and discover local art in Worthing this December at our Festive Winter Pop Up at Colonnade House. This year, we’re welcoming creative charities and local makers to the gallery with lots of gifts made and designed by our studio members.
Come down to meet the makers and purchase some truly unique gifts this Christmas. There will be a selection of prints, ceramics, t-shirts, hand made cards & more.
For any last minute gifts, come to our late night shopping event for mulled wine & mince pies on Thursday 15 December from 17.00 – 19.00.
On Christmas Eve, our shop will be closing at 15.00pm
Superstar Arts is a charity that runs creative educational projects for people with learning disabilities. This year, they will be selling tea towels, t-shirts, notebooks and bags as well as a range of Christmas stock including pom-pom wreaths.
Figment Arts are based in the South East. They are an arts organisation that works with artists and communities to amplify their voices. They run artist support programmes and work in a range of artistic mediums. You can find them this December at Colonnade House selling t-shirts, a selection of prints and other small unique gifts.
SOLD – Shoreham opportunities for Learning Differences is a training hub based in our High Street shop in Shoreham-by-sea.
They offer purposeful and meaningful work experience to adults with learning differences in a realistic shop setting. The aim is to train them with work related skills that they can take onto future placements. All of our trainees have their own talents, and we love to support them and help them grow their skills in what they are passionate about. SOLD will be selling a range of cards, cushions, mugs and prints.
Men in Sheds are back at our Festive Pop up this December. They are an organisation that provides community spaces for men to connect, converse and create. They will be joining us this year at the shop, bringing along a selection of unique hand carved wooden items.
The Pollinator Pioneers | Connecting communities with nature across land and sea.
A volunteer lead community bee-keeping group based in Worthing, the pioneers are passionate about growing the local pollinator footprint and supporting ecological systems. Their dedicated group of volunteer beekeepers have worked hard this year with their colonies of buzzy Worthing bees to create a delicious batch of local honey, and associated artisan honey products.
John Bond is an illustrator, author and artist based in Worthing. He creates work for books, merchandise, print projects, campaigns and has exhibited his artwork internationally. John will be selling signed copies of his books, art prints, greetings cards & more.
Samuel Murdoch is a Worthing based illustrator, animator, muralist and animation director. Sam is also one of our studio members, where you might find him designing or directing animations, commercial illustration projects and large scale mural commissions. All under the umbrella of his creative studio, Ugly Duck Ltd.
Sam will be selling one of his original screen prints as well as some digital indigo prints.
Award winning artist Diane Bailey is now based in West Sussex. She is well known for her striking wildlife paintings, capturing each creature’s individual personality. Beautiful professional prints, cards and coasters will be available to purchase as well as original paintings.
Alison is a contemporary landscape artist working primarily in acrylics on canvas. She aims to capture intense light and atmosphere in her work – particularly glowing horizons, wild skies and seas and receding hills. Her intention is to create an emotional response to landscape and successfully negotiate the delicate balance between representation and abstraction.
Mark Humphreys is an artist and framer. He has been running his picture framing business ‘Howells Frames’ for the past two years at Colonnade House as one of our studio members where he has put his own stamp on bespoke framing. Mark will be selling some of his latest artworks so pop by to see what he has on offer.
Carolyn McConnell is an artist as well as one of our studio members. Carolyn will be joining us, selling some of her latest original artworks & prints.
Peon Boyle is a Sussex based Artist who uses printmaking as her medium. Peon approaches her subject matter with great sensitivity, usually drawn to the more humble aspects of the natural world. There is a sense of beauty, transience and an ethereal element running through all of her recent work which forms a core thread that links all her artwork together.
Wendy Palmer ceramics – vessels as decorative objects. Using the nature of the clay to dictate form, Wendy uses simple techniques to fix pieces together to form shapes that are inspired by the downland landscapes and coastal environment of Sussex. Uniquely decorated with a bold and heightened colour palette.
Wendy will be selling festive decorations and a gift selection for anyone wanting to own or give locally produced artwork that captures the local landscape.
Irma Latsanych is a Ukrainian artist and Worthing resident. Irma Works with Japanese polymer clay, making lifelike flowers. Her Christmas collection presents not only flowers in glass bubbles but Christmas decorations of different shapes, a range of little angels and indoor wreaths.
Local artist Liz English works mainly in acrylics on canvas or paper and plays around with adding freeform embroidery on top of pictures to add texture and form. Liz will be bringing colour to the Pop up this year with her paintings, prints, mugs and cushions.
Open Tuesday 13 – Friday 23 December // 10.00 – 17.00 // Saturday 24 December // 10.00 – 15.00