Every year in June, artists and craftspeople across south east England open their doors to the public. It is a unique opportunity to meet, talk to and see them at work as part of the South East Open Studios event.
The next SEOS event will take place on 6th - 22nd June 2014

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SEOS Guide

The next SEOS Event will take place on 6th - 22nd June 2014. A wide range of work will be on show from traditional oil and watercolours to ceramics, textiles and fine metalwork. The event will be free to the public and a full colour guide will be published and distributed throughout the SEOS area in May. It will include a description of each artist's work with contact details, travel directions and maps. It will also be available on our website. The 2013 guide is still available online as a flip book or in PDF format from our downloads page.

We are always interested to hear from artists who would like to join us. If you would like to participate next year or want to know more, please click on How to Join or contact us.

SEOS Updates
I'm running a 3 colour monotype workshop on Fri 16th May at The Arches in Hastings 3 spaces remain £70 all materials inc. Call Esther on 01424 201 925 or email for more info.
The new SEOS 2014 Guide is now online here- and in PDF format on our downloads page
Collaborative website has been updated withe some new features. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter @NOHOArtists
You can buy tickets for The Other Art Fair online and receive 50% discount when you enter the code MCINTOSH
I will exhibiting my work April 24-27 in Marylebone London at The Other Art Fair. Selected as 1 of 100 artists I am pleased to be featured alongside my colleague on the blog
I am exhibiting in 'Art Spring 2' at the Tunnel Gallery, Tonbridge School, Tn9 1JP from 8th - 13th April. Lots of vibrant new local art to see. alongside my paintings there will be 10 other artists showing photography, sculpture, ceramics, prints.
My etching 'Flection' has been selected for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition so fingers crossed that it will be hung! I'll keep you posted.
Artist in residency at the Art Shack, every Sunday in April from 10 - 3pm. Come and meet me and see me working on my new pictures. Cards, prints and original pieces for sale.
Exhibition of linoprints currently on at Portico Art Gallery in Riverhead, Sevenoaks, running until 31 May 2014. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am-5pm
My short film 'Salient' ( was shown in the Sidney Cooper Gallery Open Film Festival in February. Each month I make a piece of work about warfare - not commemoration, but commentary on the fact that we still make war
Come along to my Exhibit of Colourful W/c & pen and oil Paintings at St. Julian's Club, Sevenoaks By Debbie Farquharson. All welcome to my opening on Sunday 6th April 5-7pm. Open Fri 4 April - Wed 14 May. 07939678939/01732761607
New collages, painting, photography & glass art showing in our Six Get Creative exhibition 3-27 March: Folkestone Town Council building 1-2 Guildhall Street, CT20 1DY. 10am-4pm, free entry.
Six get Creative hold their next pop-up exhibition in Tontine Street this April: 5/4 to 27/4 at 3-5 Tontine St, Folkestone CT20 1JR. Daily 10-5.
Applications to take part in SEOS 2014 ARE NOW CLOSED but you can still join as a non-participating ASSOCIATE MEMBER

The SEOS website includes information about all of the artists participating in SEOS. Events and opportunities can be found on the message board. If you have details about arts events in south east England, items for sale or comments that you would like to share please feel free to post a message (you will need to sign up for a free message board account first).

Looking for artists? You can browse through images of work by all participating artists, look for artists working in a particular medium in our category list (for example painters, printmakers or metal workers), type a name into the search box at the top of the page. Our online studio location map with clickable links to each artist's web page can be found under Artists.


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New SEOS Guide available soon

The printed SEOS 2014 guide will be available from mid-May and is available online now.

16 April '14

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Painting Holds Me to the Earth

An interview with SEOS painter and sculptor Richard Ian Heys

31 March '14