Face The Front is at Rye Art Gallery (September 5-October 25) which features cutting edge work from national artists working in our area.
They include Robert Sample, Lucy Sedgewick, Matt Hardman, Rachel Glittenberg, Victoria Kiff, Daryl Balcombe and Alex Thornton.
Connect The Threads also opens at the weekend which sees three talented local textile arts display their skills and techniques to create a wide range of work in this fascinating exhibition. Also at the gallery is a retrospective from Rye Artist Margaret Barnard, famous for her Art Deco lino prints and also an accomplished painter. This selection brings together pieces from the permanent collection of Rye Art Gallery as well as from private sources. Rye Art Gallery is home to an inspiring display of regularly changing contemporary art and craft, a permanent collection of national importance and full programme of supporting talks, workshops and community activities.