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Art Exhibition, Fri 2 - Sat 31 Dec 2016, free entry

James Heighway

James Heighway


Tourist Information Centre

01323 415415


Grove Road,
East Sussex,
BN21 4TL

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Heighway studied art at A Level at Hailsham School and obtained a degree in Psychology and Philosophy from Cardiff University. He joined the East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service in 1997 and has been stationed at The Ridge Fire Station, Hastings, ever since.
He has continued his creative inclinations throughout this time, sketching and painting portraits of friends and family and local iconic Sussex landmarks and landscapes.
Citing the works of Picasso and Dali and the ‘raw honesty of Lucian Freud’s portraiture’ as early influences, Heighway’s portraits and landscapes are executed with bold colour and geometric form in an Art Deco stylisation: redolent of Meredith Frampton, but with echoes of Alex Katz.
Heighway is a member of Starlings, an Arts & Crafts Collective shop in Bexhill, stockists of his prints and original box canvasses for sale.

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Fri 2 - Sat 31 Dec 2016 10:00 to 16:00
Fridays and Saturdays only


Free entry



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Map reference: OA 608900  Lat: 50.76831 Long: 0.27895

Opposite Eastbourne Station in the town centre. The theatre is located under the Central Library. There is free but limited on street parking.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Eastbourne station


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