Burngreave Messenger

Issue 24 August 2002

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International Women's art comes to Burngreave

Art from women all over the world will be exhibited from the 23rd August to October 4th, Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm, at the Clock Tower Gallery at Northern General Hospital. Women artists from Australia, China, Iceland, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia and USA have contributed to ‘Her Presence in Colours V’ exhibition including nine artists from Burngreave.

Local women, Cassandra Limb, Gemma Mei Wah Slack, Gulzar Iqbal, Krysia Zajac, Lisa Swift, Liz Bradshaw, Liz Mackenzie, Nuala Price, Panni P.Y.Loh and Sophie Mei Wah Slack have produce work for the exhibition including paintings, sculpture, textiles and manipulated photography based around the theme of ‘Women’s art towards a sustainable environment’.

There will also be work by girls from schools all over Sheffield, including girls from Fir Vale Senior School and Cora Norman who is home educated in Burngreave, displayed in the Gallery dinning room .

A conference is also being held at the Medical Education Centre on the 23rd August 10am- 4pm. Speakers will include Yuen Chee Ling the founder of ‘Her Presence in Colours’ who has organised over 100 arts and culture events, and Judy Ling Wong, director of the Black Environment Network. The day will include workshops on women’s art, public arts, arts and health and art and the environment. If you would like to attend the conference please contact Panni Loh at Green City Action, Abbeyfield Park House, Abbeyfield Road, S4 7AT, Tel 0114 2440353. Places cost £10 concession £30 waged.

 

International Woman Artists Exhibition, Her Presence in colours.
Green City Action.