Women Artists - Past Digital Events

Model turned artist: Sara Cooper on Eileen Mayo

Eileen Mayo (1906–94) was a dedicated and multi-talented artist – at once a painter, print-maker, tapestry designer, engraver and illustrator

Nina Hamnett: Life or Art? The Challenge of Writing about Women Artists by Alicia Foster

Nina Hamnett (1890–1956) was an artist, illustrator and writer who was associated with the bohemian and avant-garde circles of the London

Pin buttons and Protests: Katy Norris on the Art of Sylvia Pankhurst

Sylvia Pankhurst was raised in a socialist household and sought to lead a creative life.

A Hat for Eating Bouillabaisse: The Surreal world of Eileen Agar by Laura Smith

Eileen Agar was an artist who explored painting, photography, collage and sculpture. Her independent and inventive experiments

Circus Troupes and Parachutes: The Many Lives of Laura Knight with Alice Strickland

Laura Knight (1877–1970) was an English Realist painter who documented life and culture in Britain during the first half of the twentieth century.

“Man, woman or vegetable growth?” Lucy Howarth on Rediscovering Marlow Moss

Marlow Moss (1889–1958) was a British Constructivist artist and a central figure in the development of European non-figurative art.

From Buttons to Bowls: Isabella Smith on Ceramicist Lucie Rie

In this exciting new introduction by Isabella Smith, Lucie Rie’s tumultuous life is explored through her extraordinary work.

“I’d rather take a picture than be one”: Lee Miller by Ami Bouhassane

Lee Miller (1907-1977) was a fashion model, a photo-journalist and an artist who captured extraordinary moments of modern life.

The Creative Life of Tirzah Garwood Ravilious by Lotte Crawford

Tirzah Garwood (1908 - 51) excelled in marbling, wood-engraving, collage and a style of painting which fused English romanticism with her domestic life.