Our Story

  1. Charlie Anderson Artist Room at Artist Residence Brighton Artist Room at Artist Residence Brighton Artist Residence Brighton, West Pier

    Where it all began...

    When co-founder Justin dropped out of uni to help out with the family B&B on Brighton seafront, he unexpectedly caught the hospitality bug, and set out to improve the business with very little budget. Inspired by the Brighton art scene, he sent out an ad for artists to decorate rooms in return for board. Hundreds of artists soon descended on the place decorating the walls, floors & ceilings with unique murals...and so, Artist Residence was born.

  2. Artist Room by Jo Peel at Artist Residence Cornwall, boutique hotel in Penzance, Cornwall Seaside at Artist Residence Cornwall, boutique hotel in Penzance

    From one seaside town to another...

    Joined by then girlfriend (now wife) Charlie, the pair set about making the concept and hotel a successful business. Three years later, the duo set their sights on their next project, a manor house in the seaside town of Penzance in West Cornwall...

  3. Grand Suite Overview at Artist Residence London The Loft Bathroom at Artist Residence London The Cambridge Street Kitchen at Artist Residence London

    To the big smoke!

    ...and after 4 years, a lot of hard work & lessons learnt, they were able to take on an old pub in Pimlico, London. Here, Justin & Charlie perfected their design aesthetic, adding to the art concept with a unique & eclectic style, and put a big focus on food and beverage in their places, adding a restaurant and bar to each location to appeal to locals and guests alike.

  4. Artist Residence Oxfordshire Building, hotel near Oxford Garden at Artist Residence Oxfordshire, hotel near Oxford Farmhouse Suite Bath at Artist Residence Oxfordshire, hotel near Oxford

    To the countryside, and beyond!

    In 2017, the paid ventured out to the countryside to open our 4th place in Oxfordshire, and in 2018 we will be expanding to an old boot factory in Bristol! ...and then who knows? We LOVE creating fun & friendly places to eat, drink & sleep, so watch this space!

The Team

The Cocktail Shack - Bar Team, bars in Brighton
Head Chef Gareth at The Cornish Barn, Artist Residence Cornwall

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