Naming the 900 and The Innocents- Los Inocentes

Naming the 900 Art Installation by Clare O Hagan, August 2019 Found Material with tape “Naming the 900” describes the short lives of the un-named infants and children who died or are missing from the Bessborough Mother and Baby Home, Cork, Ireland, from 1922-1998. The burial place of well over 800 of the children who died there remains unknown. Following the pattern of it’s sister piece “The Innocents – Los … Read More →

Clare O Hagan’s latest revolutionary exhibition comes to Ironbridge Fine Arts Gallery

Review by Rosie Mussen: Clare O Hagan has a lot to say about female eroticism. The Irish born, London based artist and activist’s latest exhibition, Embracing Women, opens at Ironbridge Fine Arts Gallery on June 1st. It features a series of some thirty prints created over a period of two decades. Based on life drawing studies, each piece explores sexuality through the lens of O Hagan’s personal feminism. Vibrant colours, … Read More →

Invitation to Wyllie’s Open Studio – Fête de l’estampe – London – May 2019

East Finchley artist Denise Wyllie invites you to visit her studio and exhibition of her original paintings and prints. Also featured in the exhibition are artworks from fellow printmakers celebrating Fête de l’estampe. This printmaking festival originates in France where 300 studios open their doors for Sunday May 26. Wyllie’s studio is one of the unique hotspot ateliers in Europe invited to take part in this exciting celebration of art. … Read More →

Screenprints by Denise Wyllie showing in Japan 2019

Denise Wyllie’s landscape screenprints are showing at the Gallery Niosya, Japan in January 2019 with fellow printmaker Yoshie Uchida. Wyllie has visited Japan a number of times over the last few years painting the sakura, wisteria and photographing Mt Fuji. She has taken part in exhibitions and curated an exhibition of Japanese and British printmakers in London.  

The Innocents- Los Inocentes

Latest News – The Innocents – Los Inocentes is in the group exhibition “Stay with Me”: Inspire Gallery, 56 Lower  Gardiner Street, Dublin, Ireland Opening Night Reception, Thursday January 17th 2019, and continues for two weeks 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 … 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 →

Wyllie and O Hagan Art on tour


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 – 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,