Blue Monkey Network

Photo: Rohan Van Twest

Blue Monkey Network is an artist network run by artists for artists, in partnership with Towner Art Gallery. The Network aims to provide opportunities for professional and creative development for East Sussex artists and help make the local arts community strong and vibrant, sustainable and productive.

The Network runs regular monthly events aimed at promoting the exchange of ideas, information, skills and knowledge between artists, curators and arts organisers.

As well as networking, the network offers:

Joining Blue Monkey Network

Blue Monkey Network is a membership organisation run by artists from Blue Monkey Studios in Eastbourne and volunteer helpers. The network is open to all artists.  Membership of the network costs £30 per year, and includes free entry to most network events, plus regular news of selected exhibition and artists’ development opportunities. We hope that you will join us.

Blue Monkey Network is a not for profit organisation, funded by membership subscriptions.

Blue Monkey Network are planning a special programme of Solar Plate Etching workshops for artists this autumn 2017

SOLAR PLATE ETCHING with Nickova Behling

A choice of workshops from a one day taster, a compact weekend or a more sustained six week course. Choose one or mix and match.

ONE DAY TASTER WORKSHOP – Saturday 14th October, 10 am – 4:30pm, £40 for BMN members, £45 for non-members.

COMPACT WEEKEND WORKSHOP – Sat+Sun 21/22 October, 10am – 4:30pm, £75 members, £85 non-members.

6 WEEKS COURSE – 3 hours session per week,  starting Tuesday 24th October, 10am- 13:30, every Tuesday till 28th November. Fee £150 (£25 per 3 hour session) members, £180 non-members

All at The Print Room, DC2, Devonshire Collective, 137-139 Seaside Road, Eastbourne BN21 3PG

To book a place on any of these workshops, or for any enquiries, e-mail Judith at or phone 07713 287365.


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