It’s rather handy that Artisan comes around at this time every year because that special day is fast approaching, you know the one, that day we dare not mention until next month, ok it's Christmas (sorry).
The wonderful embroidered art by Gillian Bates.
The Artisan exhibition is in its third year and is getting more and more popular every year. Not only is it a lovely exhibition of local artist's art and crafts, you can also take the pieces home with you, as long as you pay for them first of course. New this year is the Arts Council's ‘Own Art’ scheme which makes it even easier for you to buy with the option of a ten month interest free loan.
My highlight this year, well there are a few but I was immediately taken by the embroidered images of The Pantiles by Gillian Bates. She's an artist from Eastbourne so I may find myself popping down and paying her a visit very shortly.
Go take a look for yourself, Artisan is open until the 6th of January. You can now follow the Art Gallery on Twitter too, which I heartily recommend, find them at @twartyculture.