Global Women’s Day Showcase With Amy Petra Woodward, Luey Graves and Nancy Milner
8th March 2023 – 16th April 2023
The Trafalgar St. James
2 Spring Gardens
For International Women’s Working day 2023, The Trafalgar St. James resort will showcase three Royal Academy artists in their subterranean arts and gatherings house, Biblio. The exhibition will launch on 8th March and operate through to 16th April 2023. The showcase will feature will work from Amy Petra Woodward, Luey Graves and Nancy Milner.
The artists analyzed jointly at The Royal Academy Educational institutions and will appear collectively
for Global Women’s Working day to exhibit a collection of paintings. The artworks are offered for purchase, with 25% of revenue donated to NIA Ending Violence. The Trafalgar St. James is a luxury 5-star hotel situated on the edge of London’s Trafalgar Sq. a sanctuary of fashion, rest and participate in in the heart of the funds. The exhibition will choose put in Biblio, the hotel’s dwelling space and a unique subterranean functions place.
The artists: Amy Petra Woodward considers the job of investigation and a file of observation. A drawing outlines a house for items of color – tones that remind her of configurations, objects and a time of working day, usually nightfall. Preparatory drawings, each figurative and abstract, are usually lifted from every day everyday living these as the human physique, vegetation and effects of fireplace, air and h2o. Transposing a drawing into portray provides way to new which means as the strains of an original drawing are re-examined through cautious overpainting.
Luey Graves is a London centered artist, who examined at the Slade and the Royal Academy Schools. Her paintings attribute woman protagonists/archetypes, this kind of as Mary or Artemis, in awkward landscapes or scenarios she considers her perform a own response to artwork historical past as a typically male dominated canon, via the unique lens of staying female.
Nancy Milner‘s paintings include place that is current and weighty as effectively as space that is extra ephemeral, conveyed by the interactions of color, line and touch. Compositions are arrived at by way of drawings, even though color is worked out as a result of a gradual course of action of setting up and layering. The concluded functions are an accumulation of the time taken to make them, a manifestation of thinking, memory and practical experience that have been designed feeling of in the area of painting.
©2023 Trafalgar St James, Amy Petra Woodward, Luey Graves, Nancy Milner
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