Brighton & Hove’s most exciting art gallery supports award winning students.

Highly talented Varndean College Art A level student Poppy Pearce receives a cash award, and will have her work exhibited alongside national and international artists at The Kellie Miller Gallery in Market Street, Brighton.

Kellie Miller of The Kellie Miller Gallery presents the annual award at the Varndean College Summer Art Exhibition. Showcasing two hundred and fifty of the most exciting Art, Design, Textiles and Photography students in the city, the exhibition in Surrenden Road is attracts high numbers of visitors.


Gallery owner Kellie Miller said ‘…… ‘Poppy Pearce draws prolifically and fluently. She has a well- established style, exploring the boundaries between subjects and space using exciting mixed-media approaches. Poppy’s well established connections with the fishing community in Hastings, allowed her to make a stunning series of portraits reflecting the life experiences of individual characters. Exhibiting work in the Kellie Miller Gallery in Brighton is a significant step in Poppy’s career as an Artist.’