Brighton A5 Open Art Exhibition Past

26th November 2011 – 6th April  2012

A unique opportunity for all types of artists to submit work with prizes and awards on offer. This competition was open to all Brighton based artists, the result being an eclectic mix of works.

Ian Pyper’s ‘Hairy Monoped (Sciapod)’ was the winning picture from the Brighton A5 Open competition. There were four runners up:

Shirley Hart, Paul Bellingham, Michelle Brown and Millie Popovic.

In this exhibition:
Ian Pyper

I have drawn ever since I can remember and it's a vital part of my life. I can't think of a time when I haven't been drawing and it's definitely my personal obsession. I try …

Shirley Hart

I like drawing, painting, printing, collage, pottery, and sculpture. I make art about lady, owls, gentlemen, trees and houses. Owls, tulips, people, houses, portraits, boats planes, trains, train lines, green tree. I like …


I use many layers of oil paint, applied with knives, and sometimes scraped through with a fork - A bit of a 'meal' of a painting. I love working in this way when the paint …