The Innocents- Los Inocentes

A journeying art installation reflecting and recording the loss of 796 babies and toddlers, born to unwed pregnant women in Tuam, Ireland by artist Clare O Hagan The Innocents – Los Inocentes takes the form of a cascade comprising multiple fabric name tapes flowing from a pair of infant’s shoes. The tapes, up to one metre in length, document the names and age at death of 796 babies and toddlers … Read More →

Denise Wyllie World Tour 2018

Denise Wyllie’s artwork is featured in a many international exhibitions. See video links and art reviews to discover surprising insights into this prolific artist’s passion for creating within diverse printmaking techniques. Puerto Rico Estampas de Resilienca 2018 (Prints of Resilience 2018) Denise Wyllie (London UK) Honored Invited International Artist guest (Artista Invitada La Exhibicion de Grabado) of Martin Garcia-Rivera & the Printmaking Students of The University of Puerto Rico, Rio … Read More →

Clare O Hagan’s new exhibition embraces women and the erotic 

Embracing Women features a series of some fifty drawings and prints created over a period of two decades. Based on life drawing studies, each artwork explores female sexuality through O Hagan’s personal vision: “I’m acutely aware, as a feminist, of the restrictive and commodified depiction of women’s bodies in both advertising and pornography” O Hagan writes. “I really felt compelled to create work that rejected the stereotype of women’s subordination as erotic. I wanted to construct … Read More →

2017 Wyllie and O Hagan Art on tour

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Art exhibitions in the UK  and Japan: March 2018 Threads Exhibition at the Espacio Gallery, Shoreditch, London The Hahnemühle Mini Print Exhibition 2017 22 – 26 September The Garage Gallery Aldeburgh, Suffolk 20 – 23 October  Nunnsyard Gallery Norwich, Norfolk 17 – 19 November  Art Space Cambridge, Cambridgeshire 01 – 04 December The New Cut Halesworth, Suffolk Read a review of Denise Wyllie’s work here Awagami International Print Exhibition 2017 … Read More →

Whitework

Whitework

Whitework – A Gentle Path, Book Launch, Signing and Exhibition at Threads Espacio Gallery Show Saturday 10th March 5-7pm Espacio Gallery Address: 159 Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 7DG Nearest Tube: Tube: Liverpool Street Station, Bethnal Green Station Overground: Shoreditch High Street Buses: 8, 388 Admission Free The book contains almost 100 beautiful photographs of contemporary whitework textiles and their creators, accompanied by insightful commentaries. This unique book has the power … Read More →

Transformations in Science and Art

Artists Denise Wyllie and Clare O Hagan with Transformations in Science and Art

This project was created by Wyllie O Hagan during a two year residency at University College London Hospital. The artists made a monumental 42 metre cross media textile artwork that celebrates the growing awareness of the importance of DNA in Cancer Research,

The Angel of the Lee Valley

Denise Wyllie with Angel of the Lee Valley

Artist and project manager: Denise Wyllie  The monumental land art ‘The Angel of the Lee Valley’ created by artist Denise Wyllie was a chalk drawing of a gently smiling angel who spread her wings over Leyton Marsh in the city of London.

The Royal Raft – Homage to Her Maj

The Royal Raft on the River Thames by St Pauls With the Queen's former yacht “Britannia” now operating as a tea-room in Edinburgh's Albert Docks, artist and punk at heart, Clare O Hagan offers Her Majesty an alternative method of travel - “The Royal Raft”. With its satirical sensibilities The Royal Raft - Homage to Her Maj could suggest it’s origins lie in the 1977 “Stuff the Jubilee” or British Punk movement. Political / social comment in art is normally … Read More →