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

Starting Saturday 28th May, 2022. Stade Hall, Hastings

Kerry's watercolour art for sale is showcased in a 5-day long exhibition (Sat 28th May to Wed 1st June) by the East Sussex Arts Club in the Stade Hall at

Stade Hall
20 Rock-a-Nore Rd
Hastings
TN34 3DW
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The Stade Hall is a local event space located in the popular Stade area of Hastings Old Town. Opening times are 10am - 5pm (10am - 1pm on Wed 1st) and entry is free.

Permanent Exhibition, Battle Deli, Battle

You can find this new exhibition of paintings and prints by Kerry, for sale in the Battle Deli , at

Battle Deli & Coffee Shop
78 High Street
Battle
East Sussex TN33 0AG
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The deli's opening times are 8:30am - 5pm, Monday to Saturday and 10am - 4:00pm on Sunday

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

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE - Battle Festival , Battle, October 2019

CERAMIC BEEHIVE INSTALLATION - Battle Festival , Battle, October 2019

'BATTLE WINGS' - Battle Festival , Battle, October 2019

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 WINGS' - Battle Festival , Battle, October 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

Friday 6th May, 2022. Kerry's Studio (online), Battle

Join Kerry at her studio in Battle, this time via Zoom, for an online workshop painting a sparkling seascape. please visit our Zoom Workshop page for full details.

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Friday 20th May, 2022. Kerry's Studio, Battle

Join Kerry at her studio in Battle, East Sussex for a fun and messy watercolour workshop, creating abstracted landscapes. Limited places, very small group. In this workshop you will learn how to create a couple of different techniques on how to paint an abstracted landscape, using watercolour and ink. Step by step tuition. A full list of materials needed to create these intriguing and most fun to do paintings. Bring your own materials or I can provide all materials.

The workshop runs from 10.00am, lasts 2 - 3 hours and costs £45 (materials provided) or £35 (bring your own materials). Refreshments provided. Limited places so get in touch now to book your place.

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Kerry is currently taking bookings, including live online workshops via Zoom. 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

KERRY'S STUDIO - Watercolour Batik Workshop

ARTWRITE, RYE - Watercolour & Ink Workshop

2019 BATTLE FESTIVAL - Watercolour Workshop

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, including live online demonstrations via Zoom. If your art group or event is interested in booking Kerry please contact her for more information.

Selected Previous Demonstrations

BATTLE & DISTRICT ARTS GROUP - Chickens in Watercolour & Chinese Ink (via Zoom)

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

Reviews

"Just want to acknowledge the excellent workshop you gave at BAS on Saturday afternoon. Your relaxed informative style was most encouraging and as such I shall endeavour to attend one of your upcoming workshops..." - by G. (Jan '22)

Press

2021

LEISURE PAINTER MAGAZINE - October 2021 Edition

Leisure Painter, watercolour batiks
Kerry's 'Exploring watercolour batiks' article


LEISURE PAINTER MAGAZINE - June 2021 Edition

Leisure Painter, spring blossom
Kerry's 'Spring Blossom' article

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.


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