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Monday 01 April 2024

Sarah Arnett Unveils Her Artists Open Houses Festival Brochure Cover Art

Artists Open Houses will take place over four weekends this May, with venues across Brighton & Hove participating in the festival's 42nd year. 
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In artist Sarah Arnett's recognisable energetic style, this year's brochure cover presents an opulent underwater scene, layered with vibrant colours and textures.

Sarah Arnett says: 

"I was delighted to be asked to design this year's cover, and took inspiration from Margaret Atwood's poem, Siren Song. 

"These beautiful but bored Sirens floating in a wondrous dream like sea, a scene hiding the wrecks, hearts and dreams of men. 

"This will be my second time participating in May Artist Open House and I am so looking forward to it.  

"This year I will be showing original collages, new prints and some exciting new projects.  

"I have also invited a talented group of artists and makers that I have worked and collaborated with over the years to join me. 

"It is a joy to have them help me transform my home into The Little Picture Palace for the month of May in the true spirit of Artist Open House, I can't wait!"

Visitors can explore more artwork by Sarah Arnett in the unique interiors of The Little Picture Palace, which will be open to the public throughout the festival. 

Arnett's open house will also present jewellery by Vivienne Ridley, accessories by Holly M Atelier, cushions by Maria Tilyard and work by Raw Solace and Corpo Santo. 

There will also be workshops every Friday as well as a Sunday Salon each weekend. 

This year's Artists Open Houses Spring festival is bigger than ever, with over 180 venues opening their doors to welcome art and craft enthusiasts in to explore their work and environments.

The festival is free to attend and will take place on May 4, 5 & 6, 11 & 12, 18 & 19 and 25, 26 & 27. CLICK HERE for more info.

by: Mike Cobley

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