July at Colonnade House

With a whopping 8 exhibitions, it’s a celebration of all things creative this July.

Superstar Arts: Magnificent Superstars
5 – 9 July // 10.00 – 17.00

It’s time to party with Superstar Arts. The Superstar artists are getting ready to celebrate 10 amazing years of Superstar Arts. The artists have been busy preparing, painting and printing large scale collaborative canvases to showcase their creative talents. Alongside their original artworks, wonderful screen printed cards, notebooks, tea towels, tote bags and t-shirts will be available to purchase. How magnificent!

Superstar Artist
Chris Prince: My Wild Side
28 June – 9 July // 10.00 – 17.00 // Free

Experience Chris Prince’s exotic travels right here, in the heart of Worthing. Let Chris transport you to far off lands and familiar local beauty spots. Chris captures the beauty and playfulness of nature’s most spectacular creatures. Whether it’s lions, tigers or bears, Chris has photographed them all.

Chris Prince: Grey Heron
Carolyn McConnell & Diana Holmes: Reflective Moons
12 – 17 July // 10.00 – 17.00 // Free

Carolyn McConnell and Diana Holmes graduated in the same year, in Fine Art and Fine Art Painting respectively. For their latest exhibition Carolyn and Diana have used the moon as their main inspiration, approaching their subject with their unique, expressive mark making.

Carolyn McConnell
Durrington High School: Best of the Best 2022
12 – 14 July //  10.00 – 17.00

The talented students are back at Colonnade House, celebrating the achievements and hard work of Worthing’s future Turner Prize winners. With students finishing their GCSE’s this Summer, students and staff are excited to be able to exhibit the ‘best of the best’ once again.

Artwork by Students' at Durrington High School
Queer as Folklore: LGBTQ+ Figures in Myth and Legend

16 – 17 July  //  10.00 – 17.00 // For performance times see below // Free

Non-binary storyteller and artist Amelia Armande is on a mission to share the stories of LGBTQ+ heroes hidden in the history of folklore, myth and legend across the world. 

Join us over Trans Pride weekend to hear stories of gender swapping knights, gay princes, non-binary deities and more, alongside original art depicting these lesser-known stories.

Storytelling performances at 12.00 – 12.30 & 14.00 – 14.30 on Saturday 16 & Sunday 17. The gallery will be open 10.00-17.00 daily with a display of original artworks by Armande inspired by the stories.

For tickets, please click here.


Queer as Folklore: LGBTQ+ Figures in Myth and Legend

19 – 24 July // 10.00 – 17.00 // Free

Jan Barnett’s latest work has been painted during the lockdowns in 2020 – 2021. Using oils, gouache, watercolour and pencil, Jan captures the highs and lows of lockdown in glorious style.  Missing her frequent trips abroad, Jan also used the opportunity to delve into her photographs of trips to the Far East, which has also provided a fresh supply of inspiration when travel restrictions were in place.


Jan Barnett: The Conversation
Eleonora Medwell: Callipygian

19 – 24 July // 10.00 – 17.00 // Free

After recently exhibiting at OPEN21 at Worthing Museum and the West Sussex Art Society Annual Show, Ukrainian-born Eleonora Medwell is inspired by women’s beauty and sensuality, a subject she has been fascinated with since childhood. Using fruit to represent the female form, Eleonora tells stories about her inner feelings in her latest collection of acrylics and oil pastel compositions.


Eleonora Medwell
Lucia & Cassius: Him & Me 2

26 – 31 July // 10.00 – 17.00 // Free

Lucia’s last exhibition at Colonnade House in 2021 was unfortunately cut short due to a late night traffic collision into the gallery windows. Since then, Lucia and her son, Cassius, have been hard at work painting and drawing for their latest exhibition. Lucia’s free, expressive and symbolic paintings contrast Cassius’ intricate studies of locomotives and ornate buildings from across the world.


Lucia: Peace