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 →
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 →
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.
Latest News – The Innocents – Los Inocentes is in the group exhibition “Stay with Me”: Inspire Gallery, 56 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin, Ireland http://inspiregalerie.com 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’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 →
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 →
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 →