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Jerwood in March 2015


Jerwood Gallery, Hastings

In Focus: Edward Burra- A Rye View continues at Jerwood Gallery until 7th June featuring watercolours and archive material of the local surroundings. Lesley Samms has reviewed the show here on FAD. A gallery talk & film screening on 20th March with Lara Wardle is sold out but there's more about the exhibition here.

Chantal Joffe: Beside the Seaside continues at Jerwood Gallery Hastings. A major exhibition of powerful portraits. Review in The Lady by Sam Taylor here.


Chantal Joffe at Jerwood Gallery

Jerwood Gallery celebrated its third birthday on 17th March with free entry, late opening and live music and received an affectionate response; for tweets and pictures follow @jerwoodgallery on Twitter. The gallery has also been shortlisted for a Museums and Heritage award for best temporary or touring exhibition of 2014 for Jake and Dinos Chapman: In the Realm of the Unmentionable. More info on that here.


Jerwood Visual Arts, London & National

Jerwood Visual Arts is a contemporary gallery programme of exhibitions, awards and events at Jerwood Space and on tour. It is a major initiative of Jerwood Charitable Foundation.

The Jerwood/FVU Awards 2015: What Will they See of Me opened on 11th March at Jerwood Space featuring new moving-image works by commissioned artists Lucy Clout and & Marianna Simnett, winners of the 2015 awards. More information and call for entry for the 2016 awards here.

Lucy Clout, From Our Own Correspondent, 2015. Courtesy of the artist

Jerwood Encounters: 3 phase. Following Kelly Best’s exhibition earlier this year, an exhibition of work by the second of the two selected artists Georgie Grace continues at Eastside projects Birmingham. 3 Phase is a new artist development collaboration between Eastside Projects, g23 in Cardiff and Jerwood Charitable Foundation through its London based gallery programme Jerwood Visual Arts. More information here.

The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2014 is currently touring the UK and opened at The Gallery at The Arts University at Bournemouth on 13th March. This is the UK’s longest running annual open exhibition for drawing and 2014 marked 20 years of the prize More information here.

Alice Butler took up her role as Writer in Residence for Jerwood Visual Arts and posted her first blog in response to the Jerwood/FVU Awards 2015: ‘What Will they See of Me’ on 11th March. It discusses gender and feminism within the works as well as the art of blogging itself. You can read it here.

Paul Schneider’s commission for the Project Space Hanging Out to Dry, can be seen at Jerwood Space until 2 May 2015. More information here.

Paul Schneider, Hanging Out to Dry, 2015, Installation View, Jerwood Space. Photo: Anna Arca.


See the work of artists supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation at the Young Vic, Gate Theatre and Buzzcut Festival, Glasgow. Full event listings here

A coral reef aquarium will be installed in the Jerwood Gallery at the Natural History Museum as part of their new exhibition Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea. More on this here.


An article in the Times on 10th March identified Hastings as Britain’s fifth most fashionable place to live. ‘The Jerwood Gallery’ was the first reason given for making the town special.


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Edward Burra, The Harbour, Hastings, 1947 © © The estate of Edward Burra, Courtesy Lefevre Fine Art, London. Lent by Pallant House Gallery Chichester (On Loan from a Private Collection 2004)