Outside In: Gallery, Brighton

The gallery is a space dedicated to the local community, providing a link to the local area in which it is based. The gallery provides an opportunity for Outside In Artists to exhibit as well as be involved in curating exhibitions.

Past Exhibitions

Shadows of a Dream

16th September 2012 – 21st January 2013

A collaborative exhibition between Creative Future and Outside In, that showcased works by Brighton based artists Maria Kuipers, Mercedes Gil Simon, Michelle Roberts, Jessica Levine and Neal Pearce.



Andy Hood: Gold Run

23rd April – 29th August 2012

As part of the Gold Run Project Outside In 2007 Award Winner Andy Hood was commissioned to document the project. The result was a stunning collection of photographs that told the story from the Choirs journey to the creation of James Lakes sculptural head of David Rushbrook.

Gold Run was created and performed by  learning disabled and disabled artists. It consisted of a 30-strong choir, action-packed films and a giant sculptural head, combined in a dynamic performance inspired by the history of the Paralympic Games and the reintroduction of learning disabled athletes into the 2012 Paralympic Games.


Brighton A5 Open Art Exhibition

26th November 2011 – 6th April  2012

A unique opportunity for all types of artists to submit work with prizes and awards on offer. This competition was open to all Brighton based artists, the result being an eclectic mix of works.

Ian Pyper's 'Hairy Monoped (Sciapod)' was the winning picture from the Brighton A5 Open competition. There were four runners up:

Shirley Hart, Paul Bellingham, Michelle Brown and Millie Popovic.


Creative Communities

10th September – 4th November 2011

A series of portraits created by the people involved in the Pallant House Gallery Community Programme. Acknowledging that people do not fit into boxes, the Gallery has aimed to provide a distinct programme that is inclusive to a diverse range of people’s needs. The Gallery has chosen to take an individualised approach in developing long-term relationships with people from its local community. Brighton based photographer, Lynn Weddle, was commissioned to produce a series of photographs to capture, celebrate and share some of the stories of the people who take part the Community Programme.

In Creative Communities Lynn Weddle worked with the participants to produce a series of portraits that explore their motivations, experiences and journeys that make each persons engagement with Pallant House Gallery a unique experience. The portraits are accompanied by photographs of assemblages that consist of images taken and selected by the participants and other memorabilia that illustrate aspects of their lives as well as their experiences of Pallant House Gallery. As well as being artworks in their own right, these assemblages provide an interesting framework for interpreting the portraits.



7th May – 26th August 2011

Works from the Outside In archive selected and curated by Outside In 2009 award winner David Jones and the Outside In team.

On leaving prison David Jones approached Creative Future in Brighton, (a charity supporting marginalised artists in their creative development). He entered his In Awe (pictured) into the 2009 Outside In competition. Much to David’s surprise his work was not only exhibited, but was chosen as one of the six Outside In award-winning works. The award enabled him to have a two-year residency at Pallant House, and a solo exhibition in 2011 during which he sold seven paintings. The next step was to curate an exhibition, and he has since  organised small exhibitions in Brighton. David says: “My art has allowed me to become a stronger person, more confident, and to go to college to do an art foundation course.”


How To Find Us:

Wellington House Day Options, Wellington Street, Brighton, BN2 3AX


Opening Times:

You can visit the Outside In: Brighton Gallery on Tuesday and Friday afternoons between 1:30pm-3:30pm and at all other times by appointment only - Please call Wellington House Day Options for further information on 01273 296240 or contact Lucy at l.greenfield@pallant.org.uk or 0773 556 8531