Saturday 26 August to Saturday 14 October 2023
10am to 4pm, Art Lounge
Free/No booking required
The pieces in this exhibition reflect the individual interests of the artists but they all have one thing in common: these works have never been exhibited before.
The Covid years, of course, prevented many exhibitions, previously planned, from taking place or being cut short. However, for may older women, the opportunities to develop as artists and gain confidence from participating in exhibitions, has been limited. Post Covid, in Sunderland, an emerging group of ‘grassroots’ creatives along with supportive policymakers have raised awareness, thus making participation in exhibitions like this, a reality.
With thanks to all the artists from the Older Women Artists’ Collective (OWAC) including Agnieszka Wood, Alison Naisby, Deborah Doyle, Denise Lovell, Julie Easton, Kath Price, Lijie Zhang, Nasim Ashtar, Padma Rao, Roohia Syed Ahmed and Stephanie Smith.