Join artists and art lovers for a ‘Be your Selfie’ party at Chalk Gallery in Lewes on Saturday 17thAugust, from 5.00pm – 8.00pm. Chalk’s 21 artists are showcasing their own interpretation of the theme in a light-hearted exhibition of self portraits that embraces the selfie phenomenon.
Visitors can enjoy a glass of Prosecco and strawberries dipped in chocolate as they browse the work on show. Artworks range from humorous to topical and inventive to thought provoking, created to stimulate the imagination and debate. See if you can spot the artists from their self portraits and take your own selfie within a photo frame to post on social media.
The fun evening event marks the beginning of Lewes’ Artwave Festival which celebrates the wealth of artistic talent in the heart of Sussex. It forms part of Chalk’s Summer Exhibition which runs from 12thAugust to 22ndSeptember.
Established in 2004, Chalk Gallery is one of the first artist-run cooperative galleries in the UK. Artists work to a consistently high standard in a variety of media, styles, subjects and techniques. New work is exhibited every six weeks with beautifully curated displays of paintings, mixed media, digital art, ceramics, glass, sculpture and original prints.
There is also a programme of featured artists throughout the year as well as work from guest artists, so there is always something new to discover.
The light and airy gallery is located at 4 North Street, Lewes BN7 2PA, just a short walk from Lewes High Street and train station. It opens Monday to Sunday from 10.00am – 5.00pm. For further information visit: chalkgallerylewes.co.uk or tel: 01273 474477.
Open evening at the beginning of the Artwave Festival – free entry to art-loving members of the public.
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