Cracker Pakers Carlisle
 
On Wednesday, International Women's Day Carlisle Council and Pladis/McVities have announced Hazel’s Reeves as the artist selected to create the Cracker Packer statue for Carlisle.
 
Diane Lawrenson' s Solo show
 
Diane Lawrenson SWA has the pleasure of announcing her solo exhibition of Sculpture and Drawings titled 'Nightmares and Demons' at the Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy, North Wales. Opening 25 March until 29 April (2017)
 
21st National Open Art Competition Now Open
Royal Academician Hughie O’Donoghue, artist Jane McAdam Freud, former NOA winner Kelvin Okafor, gallery director Cynthia Corbett and filmmakers Elaine Pyke and Adam Saward are among the judges for the 21st National Open Art Prize.
wax gestural model of Emmeline Pankhurst
Hazel’s striking vision – “Rise up, women” – for the Emmeline Pankhurst statue, captures the courage, determination and dignity of this extraordinary activist, as she calls on women in the crowd to rise up and demand their right to vote.

The shortlisted sculptors were asked to summarise their maquettes in just one sentence. The above, is mine.

Patsy Whiting ugs and Roses' 'Rose and Carburettor
Congratulations to Patsy Whiting SWA on her two works 'Jugs and Roses' 'Rose and Carburettor' in coloured pencil selected for exhibition at the 2017 Pastel Exhibition at Mall Galleries London SW1 21 February to 4 March 10 - 5pm
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Rosa Sepple's work
Susan Jelley, President, Council and Membership of the Society of Women Artists send their congratulations and love to Rosa Sepple on her appointment as President of The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours. We wish you every success in this most deserved position.
Hazel Reeves, Emily Pankhurst Sculpture

Save the date: on the 27 February SWA Council member Hazel Reeves will have her bronze maquette of Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst unveiled at the Houses of Parliament. The other five maquettes competing for this prestigious commission for St Peter’s Square, Manchester, will also be unveiled.