• Creative Future Artists Open Houses exhibition The launch of ‘thirteen’ at Artists Open Houses

    We teamed up with Barker and Stonehouse to exhibit work by thirteen of our regional artists inside their Hove store as part of Brighton’s Artists Open Houses. The free festival is perfect for art lovers with 1500 artists spread across the whole city. We launched on Saturday 4th May to a crowd of guests and […]

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  • Barker and Stonehouse hosts a Creative Future art exhibition

    Independent furniture retailer, Barker and Stonehouse, has partnered with Brighton based arts charity, Creative Future, to host an exhibition in its Hove store, as part of Artists Open Houses. Launching on Saturday 4 May, the exhibition will showcase work by thirteen local artists and will be displayed in the store’s on-site café, the Queensbury Coffee […]

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  • ‘thirteen’ launches in Brighton’s Artists Open Houses

    We are thrilled to launch thirteen our latest exhibition, part of Artists Open Houses 2019 in Brighton & Hove. thirteen features an eclectic mix of artwork from thirteen regional artists, ranging from abstract to figurative to landscape, showcasing some of our incredibly talented emerging and diverse artists featured on our online shop. thirteen runs from […]

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  • Donate to Creative Future Free ways you can donate to Creative Future through your online shopping

    Did you know there are a number of ways you can donate to Creative Future through your online shopping, at zero cost to you? AmazonSmile You can support Creative Future every time you shop online at Amazon. Just choose us as your charity to support, and Amazon will donate a portion of your eligible purchases at no […]

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  • Real Faces of Ethical Art

    This Christmas, we’re on a mission to challenge views of local art by selling ethical prints that depict “the real” Brighton and Hove. Created by some the UK’s most engaging artists and sold from our Online Gallery Shop, the works encapsulate the stories of real artists who actually live in or have connections to the […]

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  • Artist Interview: Pat Gregson

    Artist Name: Pat Gregson   Pat Gregson’s bright digital collages feature heavily across our Online Shop, and it is easy to see why. Her beautiful digital assemblies often feature seemingly innocuous natural subjects, such as birds, trees and landscapes but ramped up into three dimensional tapestries, curated with lashings of hypercolour. The dimensions and patterns […]

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  • Ria’s Painting: ‘Caged’ by Creative Future Online Shop artist Kim Noble Without Art: A Blog for International Artists Day

    October 25 is International Artists Day, and the perfect opportunity to celebrate the creative world we live in, and to ask ourselves where we might be without art? For Creative Future, artists represent a way to explore and document everything important about the human condition – from emotions, to identity, to addressing inequality. Without support […]

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  • Yvonne J Foster ‘The Artist and the Little Men’ by Yvonne J Foster

      Once upon a time there was a poor artist who lived on her own. She had nothing left but the supplies to make one picture. “I will sketch the outlines of this last picture. Then I will finish it in the morning,” she said. So she sketched out the picture. Then she went to bed. In […]

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  • Yvonne J Foster takes the reins of Creative Future's Instagram Tackling Big Issues with Small Works

    This week marks the first ever Instagram takeover for Creative Future, opening the door to more exciting artist-led pathways of exploration through our digital platforms. Handing the reins over for the very first time to Brighton-based artist Yvonne J Foster for her series ‘The Artist and The Little Men’ seems a very natural step. Since, […]

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  • Creative Future online shop launch Video: Reflecting on ‘Eleven’ at Brighton Dome

    It has been just a couple of short months since Eleven, our three-week exhibition at Brighton Dome as part of Brighton Festival, and the launch of our online shop selling limited edition prints from a collection of talented artists. We’ve finally got our mitts on the video from the launch (below) and looking back on […]

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  • Creative Future online shop is officially open Online Shop Officially Open for Business

    In May, we officially opened our online shop with an exhibition at Brighton Dome. A brand new digital venture for Creative Future, we invested a good 18 months in getting the shop up and running, ready to showcase to the general public – and we couldn’t be prouder! Our shop sells high quality limited edition […]

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  • An image captured at the opening of Creative Future's online shop at Brighton Dome. The Mayor, Dominique De-LIght (Director of Creative Future) and local artists Yvonne J Foster are pictured speaking to the crowd at the exhibition launch. Official Launch of Our Online Shop

    Creative Future’s brand new online shop is officially open for business! Last Wednesday was an exciting day for the team as we marked the launch of our curated retail website with the opening of an exhibition at Brighton Dome, part of this year’s Brighton Festival. We had an excellent turn out and there was a […]

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  • Leopard Face Dispersion by Mik Strevens Artist Interview: Mik Strevens

    Artist Name: Mik Strevens How long have you been an artist with Creative Future? I first attended a drop-in session in my home town of Hailsham in 2013 (I think). My support worker suggested that I tried it to help me through the depression that I was experiencing at the time. I had been diagnosed […]

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  • Cool Fusion by John Jennings Artist Interview: John Jennings

    Artist Name: John Jennings How long have you been an artist with Creative Future? I started to paint at the age of 15 in 1965. But it wasn’t until 1983 after a long period in hospital for Bi-Polar disorder that I could work free from conflict and anxiety at least for a while. I found […]

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  • Brighton Pier by Joel Apps Artist Interview: Joel Apps

    Artist Name: Joel Apps How long have you been an artist with Creative Future? I first came across Creative Future in 2014 when I entered their Tight Modern Competition. My artwork entitled ‘Another Hastings 1’ won the Tight Modern Public Vote. Tell us a bit about your art and your creative process: I am an […]

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  • start line to indicate the beginning of something new.... setting up an eCommerce site In The Beginning…Setting Up an Online Art Shop

    When I was tasked with setting up an online art shop, I was instantly excited by the challenge, quickly followed by knee-buckling fear. Where do I even start? I am digitally savvy, having built websites and I’ve had some experience with eCommerce platforms before, but this was a huge task, both managing a collective of […]

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  • Bette by Yvonne J Foster Artist Interview: Yvonne J Foster

    Artist Name: Yvonne J Foster – artist, designer, scribbler, storyteller and maker of curious tiny things. How long have you been an artist with Creative Future? In 2011, due to a breakdown revealing mental health issues stemming from childhood trauma I started drawing. I was creating images initially to to express and process extreme emotion. […]

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  • Runes by Terence Wilde Artist Interview: Terence Wilde

    Artist Name: Terence Wilde How long have you been an artist with Creative Future? I have worked with and been supported by creative Future for 6 years. I exhibited with their first Tight modern show, at their two Impact Art Fairs and was invited to give an artist talk last February. Tell us a bit […]

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