Outside In: South East Past

Painting of a male face

13 July – 29 September 2013

Outside In: South East showcased 39 artists living in the south east of England who chose to align themselves with Outside In. The works were selected from the artists online galleries by; Marc Steene, Deputy Director of Pallant House Gallery and Susan Ward, Keeper of Exhibitions at Hastings Museum & Art Gallery. The exhibition at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery sat alongside an exhibition by Scottish Outsider Artist Scottie Wilson, which featured loans from Pallant House Gallery.

The exhibited artists were: Yvonne J Foster, Liam Hassan-Beserekumo, Aradne, David Johnson, Jodie Upton, Andy Hood, Alan Cross, Mary Mead, Jason Clen-Murphy, Chaz Waldren, Paul Hankin, Michelle Roberts, Rhiannon McDermott, Maurice, Albert Geere, Jon Davies, Rosalind Moseling, Paul Bellingham, Juliette Goddard, Lynne Firmager, Jonathan Rogers, June Hunt, Patrick Joyce, Giles F Morgan, Julian Le Bas, Martin Felt, Derek Coombes, James Thompson, Louise Adrian Sudnik, Adrian Mundy, Michael Oaks, Delia Perfect, John Barden, Carmen Jarvis, Zoe Matthews, Peter Baker and Paul Cook. 

Hastings Museum & Art Gallery took the 2009 touring show of Outside In, so it was great to partner with them again and to share our aspirations.

Address: Hastings Museum & Art Gallery, Johns Place, Bohemia Road, Hastings, TN34 1ET

Image: Liam Hassan-Beserekumo

Outside In: South East exhibition photos


In this exhibition:
Yvonne J Foster

I hand-make miniature works of art, tiny books and boxes. I use art to process thoughts and emotions; I disappear into what I'm doing and get caught up in the details. Being creative is essential …

Liam Hassan-Beserekumo

I am a self-taught artist with learning disabilities, and six years experience in painting and drawing. I specialize in semi-abstract painting, figurative images and landscapes, working from a studio that I rent in South-East London. …

Aradne

I use machine embroidery techniques to create figures, birds, insects, flowers and text which come together in reticulate structures. I consider the way I work as 'Drawings in stitch'' and I assemble the figures in …

David Johnson

I had sight as a child and young man. I am unashamedly a "blind artist" rather than an "artist who is blind". At a superficial level I enjoy the irony of a blind person producing …

Jodie Upton

I reall like making the pictures and making the objects. I really liked making the bus and the owl and the face and the dog. I like making sculptures and also drawing.

Andy Hood

I am interested in the space that's around me,particularly inside my home.I see space as fractured dimensions that can be free and open or closed and restricting.The internal and external world merge and flip in …

Alan Cross

Apologies for lack of updates recently. Since I last posted an update I have painted pictures as diverse in subject from Lowry the Downing street Cat to my Dad...i am entering three pictures for the …

Mary Mead

Following early retirement and a bout of depression I joined a group set up to introduce and re-introduce art to those similarly affected. By sympathetic encouragement, fears of drawing were allayed a new way …

Jason Clen-Murphy

Jason likes to look at contemporary art and do his reinterpretation of it. He also likes to paint landscapes.

Chaz Waldren

Hello there Friends. I've been wondering what to say but I would like to say a big THANK YOU to Mr Marc Steene and all at Pallant House Art Gallery, Chichester for all their wonderful …

Paul Hankin

My favourite material to work with is paint. I like painting flowers and people. What I enjoy about my painting is using bright colours like yellow, blue and green. When my work is …

Michelle Roberts

Michelle has drawn and painted throughout her life. As a young girl, she accompanied her grandfather, a watercolour painter who often worked outdoors. She has maintained this drive to make art, spending much of her …

Albert Geere

In 1937, when he was 2 years old, Albert was placed in the Fountain Children's Hospital in Tooting. Since then he has lived in long stay institutions and more recently supported independent care environments. Albert …

Jon Davies

I like my drawing, I like colours, especially blue. I do paintings as well but I like this drawing. Everything is all tangled up together in my drawing.

Rosalind Moseling

My work is inspired by early 20th century poster art and the bold style of the graphic novel. My drawings have an 'etched' look. I try to transform ugliness, disguising it with colour, humour and …

PAUL BELLINGHAM

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 …

Jonathan Rogers

Jonathan is steady and extremely prolific as a painter. He creates paintings with vibrant washes of colours of varying density. Composed largely of vertical and horizontal sweeps worked and reworked across the canvas, his artworks …

June Hunt

June has given me permission to write on her behalf. June likes painting, drawing, collage and mixed media. Her subjects include people, often friends, houses, flowers, animals, and trees.

Patrick Joyce

Patrick Joyce was born in Manchester in 1970 to a family of Irish travellers. He started drawing and painting in 2008 and didn't stop. Patrick worked several hours a day, every day, on his paintings. …

Martin Felt

I DISCOVERED RECENTLY THREE FUNDAMENTALS OF LIVING: IRREPLACABLE, IRRELEVANT, AND IRREVERENT...THESE THREE ABOVE CORRESPOND TO: FIRSTLY TO THE FATHER-MOTHER ABOVE AND BELOVE (THE MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN AND EARTH) SECOND TO THE SON AND DAUGHTERS OF …

James Thompson

James trained in fine art at Falmouth School of Art and printmaking at Wimbledon School of Art. After years of relative artistic inactivity and struggles with mental illness he received invaluable support from Outside In, …

Adrian Mundy

I use my art as therapy to help me overcome having agoraphobia for the last 22 years, and cope with living with M.E. for 32 years. Over time my art has evolved from painting (figurative, architectural …

Delia Perfect

These drawings are what pops out of my head. I don't think abouth them or anything else; it's as if my pen takes total control of my hand and I get so absorbed, before I …

John Barden

I draw and paint and make models, sculpture and pottery. I mix up glazes and decorate. I like watching D.V.D.`s, war films, Laurel and Hardy, Clash of the Titans, and films about pirates, and cowboys …

Carmen Jarvis

Carmen draws, paints and prints flowers. From early memories of her childhood in Spain gathering flowers in the forest, to the present day in her urban garden, Carmen feels being creative is an important factor …

Peter Baker

Painting means a lot to me and it stops me getting bored. I get a lot of joy out of it. I have been painting some time. It is very social as I paint in …

Paul Cook

Paul has given me permission to write on his behalf. Paul naturally uses felt tip pen to do his drawings. His themes are animals and people he knows. Paul sometimes uses other materials like chalk …