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Posts Tagged ‘Cressida Knapp’

Mother’s Art: Celebrating Women Everywhere for Mothering Sunday

A round up of art produced in response to an open brief to submit work inspired by women.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Virgin of Guadalupe 2- Lally MacBeth
A week ago I posted an open brief to produce artwork inspired by women for Mothering Sunday (celebrated in the UK this weekend). Here are the wonderful results: thanks so much to everyone who took part. If you fancy getting involved there will be another open brief posted soon. In the meantime... enjoy, and make sure you spoil your mum this Sunday.

The Virgin of Guadalupe 4- Lally MacBeth
The Virgin of Guadalupe by Lally MacBeth.
My work almost always uses self-portraiture, exploring the many facets of women and their experience through characters and clothing. This series of photographs was inspired by The Virgin of Guadalupe and her role in Mexican culture as a mother, saint and icon. I have long been fascinated by the representation of saints in paintings and sculpture, in particular their 'caring eyes' and… read more

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Camberwell College of Arts: Ovo Show Illustration Graduate Show 2011 Review – Upstairs

Blimey! Camberwell have out done themselves: an amazing array of talent at the Ovo Show, held at Red Gallery in Rivington Street last week. Come on in and meet the very best... there's a lot to see.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Camberwell College of Art illustration show was by far my very favourite graduate illustration degree show to attend this year… I loved almost everything on display at Ovo Show, […]