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Outside In artist Julia Oak, winner of the 2020 Madge Gill All Souls co-commission – which is currently on show at Pallant House Gallery – talks with collector and founder…
Cara Macwilliam's explores the Outside In galleries and shares the works which touched her 'either through joy, my own lived experience or made me stop and think'.
Dannielle Hodson, Outside In artist, advisory group member and board member is kick-starting our new monthly feature which will explore the inspiration which can be found in the Outside In…
This month we hear how a serious accident at work saw Fozz reconnect with his interest in art and how it has been a type of medication for him ever…
The Art Newspaper invited Outside In to appear on its latest podcast to explore the effect of Covid-19 on artists with disabilities. Here you can listen to the conversation.
Henry Boxer - art collector, art dealer and gallery director - talks to Laura Miles about his hopes for the Madge Gill exhibition and why he thinks appreciation for 'outsider…
Artist Erika Flowers shares her return to creating postcards - something she did to document her time in prison - to capture life during Covid and under a different lockdown
The news of Outside In artist Julia Oak being awarded the Madge Gill co-commission with Pallant House Gallery was featured by the press this week (January, 2021).
For the first Artist of the Month interview for 2021, Cathy Chilly talks about being an untrained artist, balancing painting with poetry and capturing Covid on canvas
Pallant House Gallery and Outside In are delighted to announce the winner of the 2020 Madge Gill co-commission.
Outside In's artist of the month Estelle Woolley shares how art has given her a sense of purpose and how Covid has inspired her latest body of work.
As we move towards the deadline of our latest co-commission with Pallant House Gallery, a reflection on the two artists awarded the co-commission in 2018
Meet Theresa Patterson, our artist of the month for February. Inspired by nature, she now works from her garden shed which she converted into a studio after her work ‘Hair…
Our artist of the month Kat Pugh talks about stitch drawing, making art for well-being, highlighting moments from a Parkinson’s dance class and getting inspired by Gershwin. Kat’s artwork is…
September's Artist of the Month Gail Henderson reveals how her artworks are 'dark, detailed, maps of my unconscious' and form part of her wellbeing.
Outside In artist Melanie Hodge shares her hopes and highlights of the Step Up: Exploring Collections course at West Dean College
José Forrest-Tennant, Outside In team member and selector for the Putting Ourselves In The Picture exhibition, tells us more about the process.
Outside In’s Cornelia Marland, curator of the current Putting Ourselves in The Picture exhibition at Fabrica, Brighton, talks to Laura Miles about the pioneering project. LM: What were your hopes…
Outside In artist Clarke Reynolds shares his experience of a pilot course at the Bartlett school of architecture London, the aim of it being to explore the idea that visually…
Outside In artist Clare Gravenell reveals how the destruction of our environment creates a dialogue for change, inspiring a new series of work...
For August’s Artist of the Month feature we meet artist and inspiration source Cloud Parliament who uses their artwork as a means of translating what they see. Why did you…
Who gets to create art and why? This summer Sussex-based art organisations are joining forces to ask this key question with new exhibition and studio programme - involving guest-curators from…
Mark Cusack, a solicitor who advises Outside In,, reveals how his work with the charity is having a positive impact on both his career and art collection.
Outside In artists Zarah Squirrel and Clare Gravenell tell of their life-changing and confidence boosting experiences taking part in Step Up: Exploring Collections.
As the Step Up Exploring Collections exhibition opens at Pallant House Gallery, we talk to those involved about their experiences of the course.
Outside In artist Chris Miller shares how a stroke helped him rediscover his creativity and how combining famous pictures with his story has helped to ease the horrors in his…
Ahead of Friedrich Nagler: A personal mythology opening at Hove Museum this month, his sons Martin and Mervyn share a personal insight to the life and work of the Jewish…
Outside In artists Peter Baker and Julie Cleverly share insight to the Step Up: Exploring Collections course, the pair are currently studying it at Pallant House Gallery and will be…
With June marking Refugee Week, Laura Miles speaks to June's Outside In artist of the month Hassan Sheikh who reveals how a journey from Somalia to Bristol led him to…
Outside In artist Peter Baker shares his personal link to Graylingwell and how he's enjoyed discovering the stories of others
Portraits by Outside In artists Graham Rees and John Joseph Sheehy have been selected for the 2019 exhibition
Artist Jennifer Milarski-Stermsek discusses the challenges of cataloging and her hopes for the Vawdrey Archive Project’s legacy. To describe the indescribable description (sung to the tune of the The Impossible…
Behind the scenes for Hard Wired Outside In’s judges for the Hard Wired touring exhibition share their experience “The quality and variety of responses to the exhibition theme was really…
Sophie Adams Each month we choose one of the fantastic artists represented on our website to be our Artist of the Month. This month it is Sophie Adams who explains…
Outside In artist Emma Louvelle shares one of the artworks she has created in response to the Vawdrey Archive Project and the inspiration behind it. Limbus: Artificialis This first piece was…
Each month we choose one of the fantastic artists represented on our website to be our Artist of the Month. This month it is Michelle Rodrigues who reveals how she uses…
Find out more about Richard Downes who describes himself as an 'emerging socially engaged activist poet who also uses photography'.
Outside In artist Emma Louvelle discusses how the Vawdrey Archive Project is working to address what falls outside the history books. She concludes: “We need to acknowledge the past to…
Outside In artist Eva Marschan-Hayes reveals her ’empowering’ journey with the charity, including how taking part in ambassador training and a chance bus conversation allowed her to put new skills…
Outside In artist Melanie Hodge took part in the charity’s recent ambassador training. Here, in her own words, she tells us what the course was like and how ‘it sparked…
Outside In artist, and newly trained ambassador, Jess Levine shares her experience with the charity. My encounters with Outside In were in many ways a very happy accident, as I …
Each month we choose one of the fantastic artists represented on our website to be our Artist of the Month. This month it is Catherine Reed who tells us how…
Outside In chairman Charles Rolls recalls his first encounter with the work of the project, his delight at the journey it has been on since – becoming an independent charity –…
Introduction by Morven Macrae, art and design studio leader at Garvald Edinburgh: “Tracy’s ‘folk’ are direct and go straight for our emotional core. When viewers experience Tracy’s work I have observed…
In this interview British sculptor and Outside In supporter Laura Ford shares her artistic journey, inspirations and views on the barriers which surround the art world – both the challenges it presents…
Each month we choose one of the fantastic artists represented on our website to be our Artist of the Month. This month it is Sue Daniels who tells us about…
The news Outside In artist Clarke Reynolds has been nominated for the best visual artist of 2018 for Portsmouth Guide Awards is a fitting and deserved way to end what…
Each month we choose one of the fantastic artists represented on our website to be our Artist of the Month. This month it is the ‘Grum Reapur’, described as ‘the…
Outside In is delighted to announce Beth Hopkins is its new ambassador assistant. The role will see Beth work with the artist development coordinator to develop the programme of ambassadors,…
Today, 10 October 2018, is World Mental Health Day. First celebrated in 1992, the aim is ‘to draw attention to the importance of mental health, knowing there is much to…
Each month we choose one of the fantastic artists represented on our website to be our Artist of the Month. This month it is Clarke Reynolds who describes himself as…
In this article for Outside In, Dave Mutnjakovic shares his experiences and thoughts on ‘Outsider Art’. It is something he describes as ‘alternative and complementary medicine’ adding: “I think science…
This latest blog post is written by Phil Baird, an Outside In Ambassador. He was asked to share his thoughts on the role, explain why he wanted to be involved…
Our December Artist of the Month is James Alison. James exhibited his distinctive ink drawings of birds at the Outsider Art Fair in Paris in 2017. Read James’ Q&A See…
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