As winner of The Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award, Young Masters Alumna Eleanor Watson has spent the last year exploring the life stories of a selection of influential Women in the history of Derbyshire.

‘Dear Reader,’ opens at Derby Museum and Art Gallery on 16 September and continues until 19 November.

‘Responding to the theme of ‘The Changing Faces of People’, her new body of work celebrates the lives of some of the women who have helped to make the county what it is today.

Through her depictions of landscapes, interiors, still lives, and film stills, Eleanor provided us with a different perspective by which to explore the legacy of these extraordinary women.

The Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award brings an emerging artist to Derbyshire to produce a body of new work inspired by the country’s landscape, heritage and people. Eleanor is the winner of the seventh Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award’

W is for Women!
For this month’s project, the Founder and Director of the Cynthia Corbett Gallery and the Young Masters Art Prize invites you to share your art on the theme of women. Deadline 30 September 2017.

Share your artwork now.

Featured Image: Eleanor Watson, Chatsworth, detail, 2017

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