Curtis Fairley: Animals and Inventions

This is the final installment in a series of posts introducing American artist Curtis Fairley. In this post, collector and supporter of Fairley's work, George Lawrence, will focus on Fairley's depictions of animals and inventions.  Fairley and animals Kate Davey: Fairley’s representations of animals are also very interesting. They are almost text-book diagrams of a … Continue reading Curtis Fairley: Animals and Inventions


Help bring Laila Kassab’s work from Gaza to the UK

Arts charity Outside In need your help to bring the work of Palestinian artist Laila Kassab from Gaza to the UK. Laila Kassab is a self-taught Palestinian artist based in Gaza who creates beautifully colourful artworks reflecting her life experiences. Alongside fellow artist Greg Bromley, Laila has been awarded a co-commission from Pallant House Gallery … Continue reading Help bring Laila Kassab’s work from Gaza to the UK

Conference: the Artist’s Voice

From 4th - 6th May 2018, Outside In is hosting the European Outsider Art Association (EOA) conference at Pallant House Gallery, Chichester. This year's conference focuses on 'the Artist's Voice,' celebrating the work of excluded and non-traditional artists and sharing best practice in the field through a series of presentations, key note speeches, and workshops … Continue reading Conference: the Artist’s Voice

Jazz Up Your Lizard: an exhibition of work by Steve Murison

As part of the 5 year anniversary of, an exhibition of vibrant works by Scottish artist Steve Murison will open at Gallery Lock In, Brighton (UK), on 1st February.  "I think about skulls all the time, inverted crosses, mouldering decay. I picture burning beasts howling with intricate jewelled crowns. Have you ever witnessed something … Continue reading Jazz Up Your Lizard: an exhibition of work by Steve Murison

Circus Terminal Worldwide: Next Stop Suriname

During a recent trip to Slovenia, I visited ‘Circus Terminal’ at Gallery Kud Esko in Piran (17 – 25 May 2014). The artist-led project, an initiative of ‘Uncooked Culture’, is a collaborative travelling art mission, which disregards academic background and aims to celebrate the differences and similarities of all human beings through their creations. Since … Continue reading Circus Terminal Worldwide: Next Stop Suriname