HERE WE GO!
November 30 - December 24, 2017
A first group show at Whistleblower Gallery!
with works by Stanley Donwood, Carne Griffiths, Miss Bugs, Sarah Shaw, Laurie Vincent, Cain Caser, Ryan Callanan, Carrie Reichardt, Paul Scott, Anna Barlow, Sophie Southgate
Solo show with brand-new and abstract works by
Ryan Callanan inspired by still-life, landscape and portraiture.
May 4 - June 3, 2018
WHITE + BLACK
March 8 - April 7, 2018
A group show devoid of colour with works by Stanley Donwood, Laurie Vincent, Sarh Shaw, Carne Griffiths, Ryan Callanan, Carrie Reichardt, Gary Stranger, Ian Hodgson, Dan Baldwin, James Choules aka SheOne, Jim McElvaney, Andy Doig, Duncan Weston aka Petro, Andrew Millar, Lewis Chamberlain
ADRIFT IN SCREENPRINT
A solo exhibition showcasing a photographer's journey in screenprint, with works by Andrew Millar
September 14 - 30, 2018
WATERMARKS, Works Made with the Weather
A solo exhibition with canvases, drawings and prints by Stanley Donwood
October 5 - November 4, 2018
I WISH YOU'D TOUCHED ME AS MUCH AS YOU TOUCH YOUR PHONE, a first exhibition by daft-apeth after a few years of developing a strong visual portfolio based on childhood iconography, memories, unarranged thoughts and an absurd sense of humour.
November 16 - 30, 2018
A group exhibition with new works by
Stanley Donwood, Matt Smith, Gary Stranger, Grande Dame, Amy Douglas, Christopher Kettle, Anna Barlow, Duncan Weston aka Petro
February 15 - March 14, 2019
I'VE GOT SOMETHING AGAINST YOU
A solo show inspired by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki's essay Lights and Shadows (Tokyo 1886 - 1965), with new and original canvases, aluminium and slate that are a significant marker in the artist's career.
All works by Sarah Shaw
May 3 - June 2, 2019
A Xmas group exhibition with works by
Stanley Donwood, Gary Stranger, Lewis Chamberlain, Sarah Shaw, Cain Caser,
Carrie Reichardt, Amy Douglas, daft-apeth,
Ryan Callanan, Carne Griffiths, Andrew Millar, Petro, Anna Barlow
December 5 - 24, 2018
T.O.Y, TOTEMS OF YOUTH
A selection of both classic and new pieces produced by artist and toy maker Ryan Callanan as well as pieces by Ron English, Anthony Lister, Frank Ozik, Suckadelic and Trap Toys
April 6 - 18, 2019
A new body of ceramic work born out of Whistleblower's Second Summer Artist's Residency and inspired by Brighton and the British seaside.
All works by Anna Barlow
October - 17 - 31, 2019
StrangeNESS, an exhibition with large format charcoal and graphite original drawings, made using elements from the British Suffolk coast.
Both prints and drawings are by artist Stanley Donwood, inspired by or featured in Ness, the artist's and Robert Macfarlane’s latest collaboration.
Alongside these drawings are a set of limited editions of prints made from the drawings that were used in the book, letterpress prints made from the plates used in the original privately printed edition, and drawings made for the book.
All works by Stanley Donwood
March - 26 - May-9, 2020
Whistleblower Gallery presents: Modern Toss, 'Pisspotpourri!' A new collection of prints, original work, sculpture and video. A pungent collision of new and old sh*t that is connected and yet somehow disconnected.
This exhibition was going to be opening as part of the wonderful Brighton Fringe Festival. However, due to current extraordinary circumstances, the festival has been postponed.
We will be part of the festival when it opens again, meanwhile, the show must go on... VIRTUALLY.
All works by Modern Toss
May - 14 - July 21, 2020
‘There was no reason in particular that compelled me to begin this series of drawings. I scarcely knew what I was doing. But night after night I sat at a desk illuminated by a small lamp and some candles, with a view to the north along a stark winter street, the sodium streetlights lending eerie shadows to the sprinting foxes. The virus was rampant; the death rate approached terrifying levels and there seemed to be no end in sight. The weather was dreadful and the news from the radio was worse.
Each drawing appeared slowly as I covered the sheets of paper with graphite from my 8B pencils, drawing from the top left-hand corner to the bottom right. The pictures came from my iPhone - either pictures I had taken myself or been sent by friends, or sometimes screen grabs from Instagram or Twitter. Every picture seemed to suggest - to indicate, as if it was a signpost - that there was an escape. There was, somewhere, a way out. Whether there was, or was not - we still cannot say.’
Stanley Donwood, June 3rd, 2021
All works by Stanley Donwood
June 3 - July 1 - 2021
“I’ve spent nearly 20 years drawing thousands of little cartoon heads, each of which takes between 1.5 and 2 seconds to complete and are approximately 5mm in diameter.
Some time ago to give myself a break I decided to work on some drawings of heads that were the complete opposite. These took days rather than seconds and were on a big scale.
Some of the techniques came from getting back into life drawing, and were then adapted to photos taken on the way into the office along London Road in Brighton.
The pre-work death stare in these photos was a useful unposed look to work with.
The processes developed were partially to do with many years of photoshop use as a designer and adapting this to ways of drawing where I could cover up mistakes and keep reworking.
This and looking at people’s heads is what interests and drives me to make them.”
Jon Link, Brighton,2021
All works by Jon Link
July 8 - August 8, 2021
Secret Histories, Excavations in Paint
Oct. 22 - Nov. 18
‘There’s something uncanny about these paintings. I can’t quite explain it. Maybe I don’t need to. It sometimes feels like they have been a response to the enormity of events unfolding around us of late. A sense in the figures and settings that have been emerging, as if being excavated from the paint. A sense of the cyclical nature of things. It feels like I’m unearthing these figures and their stories and giving them a world to live in, a sky to congregate under – allowing them to exist – they are a mystery, even to me.’
Sarah Shaw, October 2021