The Gemini Print Artists of the Year 2018

Published: 07 Jun 2018

During May 2018 more than 200 artists home and studios opened their doors every weekend to welcome everyone to enjoy the work of more than 1000 artists and makers in Brighton and Hove from Portslade along to Rottingdean and Newhaven and up to the South Downs village of Ditchling.


Artists Open Houses provides free, all-inclusive access to enjoy a wide range of work in many different media.  You have the chance to meet the artists and to buy work directly from them in addition to lovely hospitality such as tea and cakes!


Gemini Print has worked with Artists Open Houses for many years providing a full print partnership service.  2018 saw the launch of the Gemini Print Artists of the Year AwardsPainting and Printmaking Award:

Winner:                      Cecil Rice
Highly Commended  :Sarah Jones
Highly Commended:  Patsy McArthur

Photography Award:
Winner:                      Gill Copeland
Highly Commended:  Philippa Stanton
Highly Commended:  Hannah O’Hara


All finalists were awarded certificates, and the winners will gain a special printing service of up to 100 fine art prints of their work.

Mark Tulley, Group Sales Director Gemini Print said  “the beauty of the work on show at AOH never ceases to amaze.  Such a diverse choice of art including original paintings, prints, graffiti art, ceramics and textiles, sculpture, jewellery and photography to name just some of what you can enjoy.  The Gemini Print team find working in partnership with the AOH team inspiring – their knowledge and commitment to ensure so many can enjoy the art is fantastic.”


The next AOH event will be the 2018 Artists Open Houses Christmas Festival November/December.

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