What went on at the 2017 Art Yard Sale

11am to 5pm, Sunday 14 May, Jubilee Square (outside Jubilee Library), Brighton.




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Musical Acts

Performing on the day will be local Brighton acts the Human Jukebox and Morgan M-James to get you in the party
spirit. Be sure to check them out on by following these links - Human Jukebox / Morgan M-James.
Artists
Dan Hillier
Dan Hillier has 150 one-off pieces, remixes of old works, special editions and oddities up his sleeve for yard sale. Dan is one of our most popular artists in gallery and we cannot wait to see his hoard of collaged, Victorian-inspired art goodies. He will also have so very special hand-finished editions available, so be sure to get down early!
Sara Pope
Sara Pope will be creating live portrait paintings of her glamorous lips during the day, as well as exclusive limited edition prints. Expect some seductive work from this fabulous local artist.
Martin Varenness-Cooke
Martin Varennes-Cooke will have original mounted and framed drawings on his stand. Alongside that, the artist will be running a raffle at a bargain price to win one of his signed limited edition prints.
Dave White
Dave White unfortunately can’t attend the Art Yard Sale in person but he has kindly donated an incredible original water colour elephant painting, which will be the prize for a raffle. Tickets will be £5 or £20 for 5 and all proceeds will be going to Virunga National Park, Africa's oldest national conservation park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The draw will be made at the end of the day.
Louise McNaught
Louise McNaught will have a selection of ‘bee cups’ on sale for the Yard Sale. The signed china cups will bear the image of bees, highlighting the plight of the endangered creatures. Be sure to make a beeline for Louise’s stand!
Roys People
Roys People will have two special signed limited edition prints at £30 each available on the day. Expect some witty miniature fun from this hugely popular artists, along with some hand-stenciled balloons.
Gemma Compton
Gemma Compton will have a number of beautiful hand painted canvases, finished with gold leaf available from her stall at this year’s yard sale. Look out for some heartfelt offerings from this brilliant artist.
Copyright
Copyright will be releasing his latest print ‘No-one’ on the day. Each one is handmade and hand-finished in are a trio of eye-catching colourways. Expect some awesome spray paint action from one of our favourite street artists.
Joe Webb
Joe Webb will be offering visitors 3 colourways of his hugely popular and sold out print ‘Embrace’ at the new size of 40cm x 50cm. There will be other gems from the local artist including some original collaged postcards and signed limited edition prints.
Graham Carter
Graham Carter has lots install for this year’s sale with hidden treasures from his studio including signed books and fun limited editions. Working as a children’s book illustrator Graham’s stand will be perfect for the little ones attending.
RYCA
Ryan Callanan is bringing some serious acid house smiley action to this year’s yard sale, with a plethora of hand painted works available only on the day. As well as that Ryan will have new limited edition prints and a display of his hugely collectable toys.
Bonnie and Clyde
Bonnie and Clyde will be selling her small, framed, original collage studies made exclusively for the sale, along with a new limited edition print and mini prints amongst other goodies. Expect sleek designs, California scenes and cool colour palates from the wonderful local artist.
Carne Griffiths
Carne Griffiths will have four new miniature portrait print editions available on the day. All are rendered in his signature expressive style, which includes using whisky, tea, wine and vodka with inks and watercolours. These new works promise to wow visitors to the yard sale.
Eddy Bennett
Eddy Bennett will have four hand painted letter pieces on sale, each gilded with 23 carat gold bearing single words. As well as that Eddy will have some very special hand-painted posters in very limited numbers.Get down early to secure yourself a piece of typographic wizardry!
Richard Berner
Richard Berner has a new print up his sleeve for the big day, which he will be hand-finishing live, along with some other limited editions and original artworks. Expect some Brighton related fun in the work of this talented draughtsman.
Shuby
Shuby is back with a plethora of prints and rabbit related collectables. The local street artist will have a new print available for a special low price during the day. Be sure to drop by her stall, as you’re certain to leave with a smile on your face!
Donk
Donk will be selling some new colourways of his ‘Humble Magnificent’ print at this year’s sale. The artist will have a number of editions from imagery that have been used in his street paste-ups. Expect some familiar pieces at great, affordable prices.
Maria Rivans
Maria Rivans has promised us lots of vintage collage goodies for this year’s yard sale. She will be continuing her ‘Reference Series’ which are one-off prints of the reference materials that go into the original artwork. Maria will also be launching a new signed limited edition print on the day, so more reason to check out her stand.
Magnus Gjoen
Magnus Gjoen will have a number of exquisite skull paperweights for sale, along with two new signed limited edition prints. We are thrilled to have Magnus join us for his first yard sale. Be sure to get to his stall early, as Magnus is one of our most popular artists.
REQ will be heading up the Trip Shop with artist Mignon Matthee, unveiling a new print. REQ will also offer visitors the unique opportunity to have their portrait taken during a 10-minute sitting at their stand.
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Eelus
Eelus is always one of the most popular attractions for the yard sale, so we’re advising visitors to get down early and join the specially formed Eelus queue from 9am. Like previous years the artist will be live screen printing and hand-finishing new work from 11am with The Private Press. There will also be revamped classic works and some rare finds from the studio.
Joseph Vass
Joseph Vass is a prolific silkscreen printer and will have a variety of tropical themed works on display. Joseph has raided his studio for some hidden gems and will also be releasing two new editions from his ‘Vass Land’ series. At affordable prices, there will be many bargains on offer.
Euan Roberts
Euan Roberts will have a series of 50 miniature original, hand painted canvases available, inspired by tattoo flash sheets, priced at £30 each. Alongside those will be special one-off commemorative prints to celebrate Brighton and Hove Albion’s promotion and a host of other weird and wonderful creations.
Pure Evil
Pure Evil is returning with his ‘Pickers’ collection of hand-finished and spray-painted US road signs. Expect to see some of his iconic stencils and characters from his Nightmares Series in these fabulous new pieces. Get down early to snag a piece from one of the godfathers of street art!
Ben Eine
Ben Eine has created a series of alphabet lenticular letters in his popular circus font for this year’s sale. You can buy them individually or as entire words and phrases. The prints will be signed on the reverse by the artist and will be flying off the shelf!
Mark Hooley
Mark Hooley will have some very small editions of prints on offer. Expect some colourful Homer Simpson x King Kong mash-ups along with some other Brighton related artwork.
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