Saturday, 3 March 2012

100 Mothers Come to Chester

My painting/ collage of my mum will be coming out of the attic along with 100+ other mothers for another showing as part of Harry Pye's fabulous "100 Mothers" project

‘Mothers' an exhibition of 100 artists' portraits of their mothers will be on show in Chester from March 8th - 30th 2012.

March 8th until March the 30th 2012.
Artists who responded include: Hugh Mendes, Jamie Dyson, Katie Jones, Jessica Voorsanger, Flo Perry, Anj Smith, Gavin Toye, Kes Richardson, Daisy De Villeneuve, Geraldine Swayne, Guy Allot, Dinos Chapman, Chantal Joffe, Vic Reeves, Grayson Perry, Adam Dant, George Shaw, John Strutton, Richard Wathen, Beverley Daniels, David Shrigley, Peter Harris, Bob & Roberta Smith, Nicola Hicks, Sean O'Connor, Billy Childish, Olivia Plender, Chris Tosic, Lucy Pawlak, Marcus Cope, Michelle Sarah England, Sarah Sparkes, Chris Coombes, Kyle Hawkins, Phil Jones, Neil Innes, Sandra Turnbull, Adrian R. Shaw, Catrin Huber, Helen Barff, Mari Sunna, Martin Dukes, Alex Hamilton, August Kunapu, Lee Maelzer, Helen Barff, Eva Bensasson, Josie McCoy, Kay Harwood, Edith Flowers, Cian Quayle, Julian Wakeling, Ed Ward, Mat Humphrey, Jasper Joffe, Frances Scott, Francesca Sharkey, Isaac Quaye, Rowland Smith, Caroline List, Matthew Stradling, Sam Hallows, Mimei Thompson, Dan Kennedy-Martin, Gordon BeswickThe show will open at Contemporary Art Space Chester (CASC) the new gallery on the University of Chester Kingsway site in Newton at 5.30 pm on March 8th. Harry Pye an artist and writer, who supplied canvases to fifty male and fifty female artists, created the exhibition. Harry asked them to use the canvas to make an image based on their mother.