Instagram is an ever growing platform. Current figures indicate that there are 700 million active users sharing pictures of their lives. The features within Instagram allow you to search and filter through content using links, hashtags and location.
We love Instagram, as its a great way for us to support artists and celebrate their work.
One of our favourite pastimes is to hunt out amazing work of local artists and show them support by following their pages? In the spirit of the SOL Design Collective, we thought we’d share some of our favourites with you!
These are just a few amazing Sussex artists to watch, we hope you enjoy!
If you love their Instagram accounts, show your support and give them a follow, in that way you can keep updated with their new work and inspirations.
Dion Salvador Lloyd
Medium: Oil Painting
Themes: Atmosphere, Travel and Dream
Dion shares his beautiful oil paints on his Instagram account. The pictures of landscapes are full of atmosphere and emotion. His techniques involve use of layering and different tones to create mystery.
Minty Street Art
Medium: Paste Up Street Art
Themes: Popular Culture
The elusive street artist who goes by the name ‘Minty’ has got the whole of Brighton wondering who he is. His fun, colourful paste ups can be seen all over the city and their quirky nature will be sure to make you take a second glance. Follow his Instagram for little snippets of him putting his art up and to be in with a chance of finding one of his presents which he leaves for people in secret Brighton locations. He puts the directions up on his account at random times and whoever is first to get there can keep one of his pieces.
Medium: Tattoo Artist
Jamie Burbidge is a black and white tattoo artist who works at The Blackhouse studio in Brighton. His intrinsically detailed work is absolutely capturing. Definitely worth a follow.
Themes: Nature, Metal and Upcycling
Emma Stanton is a jewellery maker based in Brighton and Hove. Her pieces are unique and stunning.She works in silver and gold, mixed with crystals and semi-precious stones. Emma caters to every taste. We especially love her moon shaped necklaces in brushed matt silver- it must be a SOLar system thing, very apt for SOLstice celebrations – just like us SOL – ha ha !
Angela Evans Ceramic Tiles
Medium: Handmade ceramic tiles
Themes: Landscape and the environment
Angela Evans is a ceramic tile maker and an extremely talented one at that. Each tile is handmade and unique. Her collections are each so different, from patterns of leaf stems to bright, painted shapes and prints, they are memorising.
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