In 2012, artists from across the nation were asked to submit work to the Sussex Artists' Award in aid of arts charity Outside In, based at Pallant House Gallery, and St. Wilfrid's Hospice in Chichester. This exhibition showcases the shortlisted works.

In an award ceremony at the Gallery on 11 July, Elspeth Ross from Chichester was named the recipient of the coveted first prize of a solo show at Pallant House Gallery, for her piece 'Vintage Blouse', Hugh Hamrick from Rackham was awarded second prize for 'Green Chair and Owls, Interior' while Josephine Goddard from Bognor received third prize for her work 'The Tragedy of the Titanic.'

In addition, Partner in Art volunteer and Chichester resident Sue England and Deborah Richards, Hampshire, were both named highly commended for their works 'The Black Dog' and 'Shipping off Cowes: Dusk II.'