Activity

Upcoming events:

January 2024

Aurora

Location   -  Chalk's Gallery -  29 St Thomas St, Lymington SO41 9NE

Dates       -   18th January 2024 - 11 May 2024                 

Details      -   A wonderful exhibition honouring the dawn of a new year and showcasing artwork that focuses on colour, light and atmosphere.

February 2024

Bath Art Fair

Location   -  Bath Art Fair - Bath Pavilion

Dates       -   Fri - PV - 23 Feb 6-9pm

             Sat - 24 Feb 10-6pm

                    Sun - 25 Feb 10-5pm

Details      -   Why not be ORIGINAL? Affordable original art direct from artists from around the country. Be inspired

April - May 2024

Treescapes

Location   -  The Grange Gallery - Rottingdean, Brighton BN2 7HA

Dates       -  24th April - 5th May 2024

                Open Wednesday – Saturday  10am – 4pm

                              Sunday  1pm – 4pm

Details      -   I will be bringing a large collection of my latest Treescapes to the wonderful setting of The Grange Gallery in Rottingdean.

April 2024

Fresh Art Fair

Location - Fresh: Art Fair – Cheltenham Racecourse - with Francis Iles Gallery

                 Dates -    26th - 28th April 2024

                 Thursday 25th April 5.30 - 9.00pm with free wine and first pick of the art

                 Friday 26th April 11.00 - 6.00pm, Sat, 11.00 - 6.00pm, Sun 11.00 - 5.00pm


May 2024

Artist Open Houses

Location   -  Bluebell Roebuck, 45 Westbourne Gardens, Hove, Sussex

Dates        -  4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 & 26 May 2024
                    Open 11-4pm                 

Details       -  A house full of fabulous art and crafts with everything from ceramics to paintings, candles to photography.

Past events:

April 2023 - Jan 2024

Chroma 2

Location   -  Artcan Chroma 2 - America Square Conference Centre

Details       - CHROMA 2 is our second exhibition hosted at the America Square Conference Centre. Artworks have been selected to reflect the exquisite location of a busy contemporary business venue in the heart of London, showcasing a refreshed curatorial design of monochromatic 2D pieces.

December 2023

Art Fair East

Location   -  Art Fair East,  The Halls, St Andrew Plain, Norwich, NR3 1AU

Dates       -   30th Nov - 3rd Dec 2023   

Details      -  East Anglias largest Art Fair in the historic setting of St Andrew Plain, Norwich

October 2023

Forest and Folklore

Location   -  Chalk's Gallery -  29 St Thomas St, Lymington SO41 9NE

Dates       -   3 Oct 2023 - 14 Jan 2024                 

Details      -   Collection of Art s & Crafts based around the theme of Forests and Folklore

October 2023

Harrogate Art Fair

Location   -  Harrogate Art Fair, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ

Dates       -   14-15th October 2023   


October 2023

Standing Tall: An Exhibition of Trees

Location   -  Byard Art - 14 King’s Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ

Dates       -   5 Oct 2023 - 29 Oct 2023

Details      -   Pictures, Sculpture, Craftwork, Hand made original print, Jewellery in Cambridge

September 2023

‘The Art of Biodiversity - Celebrating nature in its many forms'

Location  -  Star Brewery Gallery , Lewes, Sussex

Dates      -   September 2023

Details     -  A group exhibition about Biodiversity - Celebrating nature in its many forms. Part of the Artwave Festival

September 2023

Art Wave

Location    - Victoria Pavilion Arts - Victoria Pavillion, Vicroria Pleasure Ground, Uckfield, TN22 5BU

September 2023

Fresh Art Fair Ascot

Location    -  Fresh: Art Fair – Ascot Racecourse, High Street, Ascot, Berkshire. SL5 7JX                                 

                    -  with Francis Iles gallery

July 2023

Breathing Space Group Show

Location    - Victoria Pavilion Arts - Victoria Pavillion, Vicroria Pleasure Ground, Uckfield, TN22 5BU

Dates         - 8-9 July 2023

Details        - A group show with six local artists at the Victoria Pavillion Arts Gallery venue to raise funds for the mental health charity Mind.

June 2023

Nature's Canvas Group show

Location   -  Turner Art Perspective - 21 Hutton Rd, Shenfield, Brentwood CM15 8JU

Dates       -   June - July 2023                     

Details      -   Nature's Canvas - An exhibition expressing nature through Abstract, Landscape & Floral works.

June 2023

Treescapes - Solo exhibition

Location   -  Gallery Uno14A High St, Seaford BN25 1PG

Dates       -   June 2023

Details      -  I will be exhibiting a collection of my latest works from around Sussex and beyond at this fantastic gallery in the heart of Seaford.

June 2023

Ayot St Lawrence Art Show

Location      - Ayot St Lawrence Art Show - St Lawrence Church, Ayot St Lawrence, Herts,
                      AL6 9BZ

Dates           -  June 2023

Details         -  The 48th Ayot St Lawrence Art Show

June 2023

Greenfinch Art Show

Location   - Greenfinch gallery  - King Johns Nursery, Sheepstreet Ln, Etchingham TN19 7AZ

Dates        - June 2023

Details       - A small number of select artists will be exhibiting at the fantastic King Johns Nursery. Includes Free entry to the gardens just for this weekend. Lunch and refreshments will be on sale in Harry's charming cafe

June 2023

Dara - Tree of Life

Location   -  Old Lockup Gallery - Swifts Hollow, 19 The Hill, Cromford, Matlock DE4 3RF

Dates       -   June 2023

Details      -  Open Call exhibition

May 2023

Munroe-Preston & Hayward Exhibition

Location   -  Star Brewery Gallery, Lewes, Sussex

Dates        -  19 - 29th May 2023

Details       -  A joint exhibition with artists Gareth Hayward

May 2023

Sussex Art Fair

Location   - Sussex Art Fair at Goodwood Racecourse, PO18 0PS

Dates        - 12 - 14 May 2023 

Details       - You can find me on Stand 80 in the Atrium - same as last year

April 2023

Solo Exhibition

Location   - Obsidian Art - Layby Farm, Old Risborough Road, Stoke Mandeville. HP22 5XJ

Dates        - 31 March  to 28 May 2023

Details       - A large selection of my work will be on display in the gallery throught April and May

April 2023

Freash Art Fair

Location - Fresh: Art Fair – Cheltenham Racecourse - Stand 42 with Francis Iles gallery

Dates - 28 – 30 April 2023


April 2023

Treescapes Exhibition

Location   -  Colonnade House Gallery47 Warwick St, Worthing BN11 3DH

Dates       -   3-8 April 2023

Details      -  I will be exhibiting a collection of my latest works from around Sussex and beyond at this fantastic gallery in the heart of Worthing.

MARCH 2023

VAA International Exhibition & Scholarship Prize

Winner of the VAA International Exhibition & Scholarship Prize 2023

The Visual Artists Association has introduced an exhibition and scholarship worth £50,000. Created to support emerging artists to develop their arts businesses, The VAA International Exhibition & Scholarship Prize, launched in Summer 2022, aims to benefit emerging and re-emerging artists. This will be achieved by increasing artists’ international exposure, whilst raising funds for VAA artist education programmes.

March 2023

Affordable Art Fair

Location   - Affordable Art Fair - Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ, UK

Dates        - 9 - 12 March 2023

Details       - Affordable Art Fair hosts its major spring edition in Battersea Park, London, bringing together a fantastic selection of leading galleries from across the UK and around the world.

March 2023

Contemporary Landscape

Location   - Fronteer Art Gallery - Unit 4, upstairs at Orchard Square, Sheffield

Dates        - 2 - 25 March 2023

Details       - 'Contemporary Landscapes' brings together over 45 artists, each looking at landscapes within a contemporary art context. From the beauty of the great outdoors to the environmental pressures of climate change and everything in between, expect a diverse array of backgrounds, disciplines, styles and themes on display.

December 2022

Art Fair East

Location   -  Art Fair East,  The Halls, St Andrew Plain, Norwich, NR3 1AU

Dates       -   2nd to 4th December 2022


October 2022

Tenterden Artists Show

Location - Tenterden Artists Show at St Mildred's Church Hall, Church Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6AT

Dates      - October 2022

Details     - Tenterden Artists is a new(ish) group of three artists who organise exhibitions in the local area and invite exciting and innovative artists to join them

October 2022

Harrogate Art Fair

Location   -  Harrogate Art Fair, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ

Dates       -   October 2022

Details      -  Returning to my roots and heading back to Yorkshire for the first Contemporary Art Fair in Harrogate. You will be able to find me on stand 22

October 2022

Benenden Art Fair


Location - Grierson Galleries, Benenden Village Hall, Benenden, Kent TN17 4DE

Dates -      October 2022

Details -    Grierson Galleries presents their fourth Benenden Art Show, with 28 artists exhibiting both 2D and 3D works

October 2022

The Sussex Contemporary

Location   -  The Sussex Contemporary exhibition at the i360 Brighton

Dates       -   October 2022

Details      -  Bringing together the best art inspired by the food and drink of Sussex, from still life observations to landscapes, portraits, restaurant scenes, farmlands, produce or a depiction of your favourite Sussex food we invite you to come and see this celebration of Sussex’ bounteous produce, producers and food scene.

September 2022

Artwave Festival Uckfield

Location    - Lewes Artwave - Victoria Pavillion, Vicroria Pleasure Ground, Uckfield, TN22 5BU

Dates         - September 2022

Details        - A group show with six local artists at the newly openend Victoria Pavillion Gallery venue. Featring myself, Adele Scantlebury, Karen Potter, Joanna Farrow, Jane Johansson and Riga Forbes

September 2022

Artwave Festival Lewes

Location   -  Lewes Artwave - Southover Grange Gardens

Dates        -   September 2022

Details       -  I will be exhibiting my work outside in the spectacular Southover Grange Gardens in the heart of Ancient Lewes during the first two weekends of this years Artwave

September 2022

Legacy

Location     -  Crypt Gallery 165 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BA

Dates          -  September 2022

Details        -  80 ArtCan artist members will participate in a new exhibition called 'Legacy' at The Crypt Gallery in London. Curated by ArtCan artists Rebecca Tucker, Jill Desborough and Lee
Eveson, works in this show intend to respond to the unique surroundings
of the gallery, located under the St Pancras Church.

September 2022

The Space Between

Location     - Graham Hunter Gallery - 81 Baker Street, London W1U 6RQ

Dates         - September 2022

Details        - The Space Between explores the work of 8 UK based artists whose work could be defined as occupying the space between. Western culture often regards space as empty and formless whilst Japan has it’s own word ‘ma’. It is the space between the edges, a gap or a pause in conversation or musical notes, the distance between objects and time, but significantly Ma is filled with energy and feeling.

August 2022

Fronteer Independent Art Fair

Location     - Fronteer Independent Art Fair Contemporary Art Space, Forum Shopping Centre, Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2BY

Dates         - August 2022

Details - The inaugural Fronteer Independent Art Fair at Contemporary Art Space Chester (CASC) featuring a fantastic collection of artists from across the UK

July 2022

Guildford Arts Show

Location   -  Guildford Arts Show at Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Dates       -   July 2022

July 2022

Talented Art Fair

Location   -  Talented Art Fair at Brighton Racecourse, Brighton BN2 9XZ

Dates       -   July 2022


June 2022

Ayot St Lawrence Art Show

Location - Ayot St Lawrence Art Show

Dates - June 2022

June 2022

Ultra Vivid Scenery Show

Location - Art5 Gallery, Brighton, Sussex

Dates - June 2022

May 2022

Sussex Art Fair 22

Location - Sussex Art Fair at Goodwood Racecourse, PO18 0PS

Dates - May 2022

Details - You can find me on Stand 80 in the Atrium

April 2022

Through the Ethereal Groves

Location   -  Trinity Theatre GalleryChurch Rd, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1JP

Dates       -   April 2022

Details      -  My exhibition "Through the Ethereal Groves" will be taking place in the atmospheric setting of the Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells during April. 

March 2022

Lightscapes

Location   -  Colonnade House Gallery47 Warwick St, Worthing BN11 3DH

Dates       -   March 2022

Details      -  I will be exhibiting a collection of my latest works from around Sussex and beyond at this fantastic gallery in the heart of Worthing.

December 2021

Artist Open House Hove

Location   -  Bluebell Roebuck, 45 Westbourne Gardens, Hove, Sussex

Dates       -   December 2021

Details      -  A house full of fabulous art and crafts with everything from ceramics to paintings, candles to photography.

November 2021

Crypt 5 Exhibition

Location   -   The Crypt Gallery, Seaford, Sussex

Dates        -   November 2021

Details       -   “Crypt5” features five Sussex Artists; Gareth Hayward; Stefan Mucha; Bluebell Roebuck; Mark Munroe-Preston and Adele Scantlebury showcasing an exciting and diverse portfolio of contemporary art and print styles.


November 2021

The Tree Show

Location  -  Star Brewery Gallery , Lewes, Sussex

Dates      -   November 2021

Open       -  11am - 4pm daily

Details     -  A group exhibition celebrating trees in reality and the imagination.

September 2021

Artwave Festival

Location   -  The Cowshed Collective, nr Lewes, Sussex

Dates        -  September 2021

Details      -  Twelve local artists display a range of art, ceramics and jewellery in the beautiful setting of Jane Johanson’s cowshed studio.

June 2021

Artist Open House

Location   -  Bluebell Roebuck, 45 Westbourne Gardens, Hove, Sussex

Dates        -  June 2021

Details       -  A house full of fabulous art and crafts with everything from ceramics to paintings, candles to photography.

June 2021

Brighton Fringe

Location   -  Art5 Gallery, Brighton, Sussex

Dates        -  June 2021

Details      -  Gallery exhibition as part of the Brighton Fringe featuring the work of Mark Munroe-Preston and Tiffany Lynch

June 2021

Mayfield Arts Fair

Location   -  Arts Portfolio Mayfield, Sussex

Dates        -  June 2021

Details       -  Collection of local artists display a range of art in the heart of Mayfield.

May 2021

'Half-Light' exhibition

Location   -  Star Brewery Gallery, Lewes, Sussex

Dates        -  May 2021

Details       -  ‘Half-Light’ is Mark’s first solo show and features a collection of his beautiful landscapes.

March 2021

Melford Gallery Exhibition

Location   -  Melford Gallery, Mayfield, Sussex

Dates        -  March 2021

Details       -  A display of collected works by Mark Munroe-Preston in Mayfield High Street.

February 2021

We are One

Location   -  Star Brewery Gallery, Lewes, Sussex

Dates        -  February 2021

Details       -  The celebrate the first birthday of the gallery this was an online exhibition of local Sussex artists due to exhibit in the gallery but have been postponed due to C19

October 2020

Sentinels exhibition

Location   -  Art5 Gallery, Brighton, Sussex

Dates        -  October 2020

Details       -  The gallery is taken over by Mark Munroe-Preston for his exhibition 'Sentinels', as part of the Brifgton Fringe Arts Festival

You can read about the show and me here 

September 2020

Artwave Festival Isfield

Location   -  Made in Isfield, Isfield, Sussex

Dates        -  September 2020

Details       -  Group exhibition with artists from the Isfield area as part of the Artwave Festival

September 2020

Sussex Arts Collective

Location   -  The Crypt Gallery, Seaford, Sussex

Dates        -  September 2020

Details      -  Sussex Arts Collective group exhibition with artists from all overSussex as part of the Artwave Festival

March 2020

Contemporary Art Fair Surrey

Location   -  Sanddown Racecourse, Esher

Dates        -  March 2020

Details       -  Contemporary Art Fair Surrey

January 2020

2020 Vision

Location   -  Obsidian Gallery, nr Aylesbury

Dates        -  January 2020

Details       -  Contemporary Art Exhibition

December 2019

Elevate 2 Exhibition

Location   -  The Shard, London

Dates        -  December 2019

Details       -  Group exhibition by members of Artcan Organisation

November 2019

Brighton Art Fair (in Lewes)

Location   -  The Corn Exchange, Lewes

Dates        -  November 2019

Details       -  Brighton Art Fair in Lewes.

October 2019

"Counter | Balance"

Location   -  Trinity Gallery, London

Dates        -  October 2019

Details       -  Group exhibition by members of Artcan Organisation . Winner of the GreatArt.com best in show award

October 2019

Sussex Art Fair

Location   -  Brighton Racecourse, Sussex

Dates        -  October 2019

Details       -  Sussex Art Fairs

October 2019

Northcote Gallery

Location   -  110 Northcote Rd, London SW11 6QP

Dates        -  October 2019

Details       -  Northcote Gallery

August 2019

Artwave Festival 2019

Location   -   The Crypt Gallery, Seaford, Sussex

Dates        -   August 2019

Details       -   “Crypt5” features five Sussex Artists; Tiffany Lynch; Stefan Mucha; Marion McConighie; Mark Munroe-Preston and Adele Scantlebury showcasing an exciting and diverse portfolio of contemporary art and print styles.


April 2019

High Hurstwood Art Fair

Location   -  Arts Portfolio High Hurstwood, Sussex

Dates        -  April 2019

Details       -  Collection of local artists display a range of arts and crafts in HIgh Hurstwood.

June 2018

Uckfield Art Exhibition

Location   -   Uckfield, Sussex

Dates        -  June 2018

Details       -  After a year away from art I was back for the next Uckfield Art Exhibition with a couple of new pictures and even a couple of paintings (a very short lived idea). Little did I know how things were going to change for me in the following few months.

June 2017

Uckfield Art Exhibition

Location   -   Uckfield, Sussex

Dates        -  June 2017

Details       -  My first ever art exhibition, with my beautiful assistant, after being 'persuaded' by my wife to take part (she was on the organising commitee) . I think I only had ten pictures in my catalogue and was very nervous. It turned out to be great fun though and I even sold a couple of pictures!

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