Events & Exhibitions

Kerry Bennett is an active member of her local arts community and regularly participates in events throughout East Sussex. She is also a member of Bexhill Artists' Workspace and sits on the committee of the Battle & District Arts Group .

Exhibitions

Workshops

Demonstrations

Press

Art Exhibitions

Artist in Residence, Battle Festival 2019

Kerry is proud to be associated with this year’s Battle Festival as artist-in-residence. You can see her work in the Almonry Gardens, on Abbey Green and in Bonney's Restaurant & Tapas Bar. Together with other local artists, Kerry has also helped create the Battle Beasts exhibition that can be seen across Battle.

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All exhibits are free and run throughout October. Opening times vary so see the listings on this page for details

Tuesday 1st October, 2019. Almonry Gardens, Battle

Kerry's ceramic beehive installation has been created for the 2019 Battle Festival . The flying bees were decorated by local children to complete this display of one of the most invaluable species on our planet. Located in the Almonry Gardens, at

The Almonry
High Street
Battle
East Sussex TN33 0EA
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Kerry's installation can be viewed throughout October (1st - 31st). Entry is free and the Gardens are open from 9am - 4:30pm Monday - Saturday.

Tuesday 1st October, 2019. Abbey Green, Battle

'Wings on the Green', commissioned by the Battle Festival , is a month-long interactive installation staged on the 'Green' in front of Battle Abbey, at

Abbey Green
High Street
Battle
East Sussex TN33 0AD
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Kerry's installation can be viewed throughout October (1st - 31st). Further information and a preview image can be found at this link.

Permanent Exhibition, Bonney's, Battle

This exhibition of paintings and prints for sale features a selection of some of Kerry's favourite watercolour pieces. You can find Bonney's , at

73 High Street
Battle
East Sussex TN33 0AG
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Located in the historic market town of Battle, Bonney's is a popular licensed cafe and tapas bar.

The cafe's opening times are 08:30 - 17:00, Monday to Saturday & 18:00 - 23:00, Thursday to Saturday

Selected Previous Exhibitions

SUMMER ART EXHIBITION - St Michael’s Hospice , Seddlescombe, April 2019

KINO ART EXHIBITION - Kino Cinema , Hawkhurst, March 2019

SUMMER ART EXHIBITION - St Michael’s Hospice , St. Leonards on Sea, June 2018

'ARTIST BY NATURE' - Battle Festival , Battle, October 2017

'BATTLE WINGS' - Battle Festival , Battle, October 2017

SUMMER EXHIBITION - Rye Society of Artists' , Rye, August 2017

SUMMER ART EXHIBITION - Battle & District Arts Group , Battle, August 2017 (prev years: 2016, 2015)

'A SPLASH OF COLOUR' - Murmurations' Art Gallery, Bexhill-on-Sea, May 2017

BIG EASTER ART EXHIBITION - St Michael's Hospice , Sedlescombe, April 2017

WINTER OPEN EXHIBITION - Murmurations' Art Gallery, Bexhill-on-Sea, December 2016

BATTLE BOOKS - Battle Festival , Battle, October 2016

OPEN STUDIOS @ THE ENGINE ROOM - The Engine Room, St Leonards-on-Sea, September 2016

'BATTLE WINGS' - Battle Festival , Battle, October 2015

Art Workshops

Saturday 26th October, 2019. Emmanuel Methodist Hall, Battle

Kerry is holding a watercolour workshop at

Emmanuel Methodist Hall
Harrier Lane
Battle
East Sussex TN33 0FL
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Run by Battle and District Arts Group (BDAG), Kerry's 'Taste of Watercolour' is a half-day workshop for all abilities with a theme of sailing/sunset. The workshop runs from 10.00am to 12.30pm.

Download a booking form with full details from BDAG's website at this link.

Kerry is currently taking bookings for workshops. If you would like Kerry to tutor your group and gain some hands on experience working with her, please contact Kerry for more information.

Selected Previous Workshops

BATTLE & DISTRICT ARTS GROUP - Watercolour Workshops (various)

PEVENSEY'S REBEL ART GROUP - Watercolour Workshop

2017 BATTLE FESTIVAL - Watercolour Workshop

Art Demonstrations

Kerry is currently taking bookings for demonstrations. If your art group or event is interested in booking Kerry please contact her for more information.

Selected Previous Demonstrations

WANNOCK ARTISTS - 'Loose' Eagle Owl in Watercolour

ROBERTSBRIDGE ART GROUP - Dandelion Meadow in Watercolour

ALFRISTON ART CLUB - Bluebell Wood in Watercolour

FAIRLIGHT ART CLUB - 'Animals in Watercolour'

BATTLE & DISTRICT ARTS GROUP - 'Birds in Watercolour'

ST MICHAEL'S HOSPICE - Watercolour Techniques

IN PERSPECTIVE - Winsor & Newton Watercolours

Press

2019

LEISURE PAINTER MAGAZINE & PAINTERS ONLINE

Leisure Painter, learn to paint ostriches
Kerry's 'Learn to paint ostriches' article


BATTLE FESTIVAL 2019

Battle Festival Artist in Residence
'Artist in Residence'


LEISURE PAINTER MAGAZINE & PAINTERS ONLINE

Portrait of an Eagle Owl image
'Portrait of an Eagle Owl' - Techniques

2018

LEISURE PAINTER MAGAZINE & PAINTERS ONLINE

Elephant in Watercolour image
'Wet-in-wet watercolour' - Featured Video Demonstration.