An art auction from emerging and established female artists will raise costs for nan Hepatitis C Trust arsenic portion of International Women's Day adjacent month.
Spanning 2 weeks and encompassing International Women's Day connected 8 March, each of nan Art connected a Postcard (AOAP) impermanent curators will level a action of female artists, reimagining their comparative disciplines and unsocial thematic approaches to fresh bespoke postcard-sized designs.
Among this year's curatorial lineup is 'All About Art' podcast host, writer, and historiographer Alexandra Steinacker-Clark, who will bring artworks from nan friendly and evocative Unskilled Worker, nan awesome and grotesque amalgamations of multidisciplinary creator Flora Bradwell and nan 'mad-scientist' attack of London-based, Australian creator Eva Dixon.
Art advisory and curatorial specialists Cura Art will showcase multidisciplinary artist, model, and creation head Precious Opera, nan emotionally drenched reimagined icons of creator Gill Button and nan victor of nan 2023 Emma Thompson Women successful Art Prize, Svetlana Semenova.
Vanessa Murrell is simply a writer, co-host of Art Fictions Podcast and co-founder of Ye Collective, a Curatorial corporate co-creating taste actions and amplifying solidarity wrong nan creation industry. For AOAP, Murrell champions nan nostalgic and humorous teen depictions of Super Future Kid, nan Chinoiserie-influenced useful of sculptor and ceramicist Hannah Lim and nan digitally autochthonal artistic sensibilities of Maja Djordjevic.
Art historian, curator, writer, and presenter of 'Jo's Art History Podcast' Jo McLaughlin has selected Rhona Taylor pinch her explorations of abstraction and dimension, overgarment and insubstantial collage creator Jo Hummel and cross-cultural creator Elaine Woo McGregor.
Vittoria Beltrame, an independent curator, creation trader and advisor, is auctioning useful by absurd creator Rebecca Hardacker, socially driven feminist creator Roxana Halls, absurd figurative creator Gal Schindler, manner illustrator Jessica Bird and Phoebe Boddy pinch her signature poppy still-lifes.
The female-led not-for-profit community, Women successful Art, which intends to support, mentor, and beforehand women artists, will subordinate nan curatorial bill. Their auction lineup includes lipid creator turned photographer Tracey Goldfinch Elson, nan curiosity-driven and ever-evolving multidisciplinary creator Maayan Sophia Weisstub and image creator Han Han.
Art On a Postcard Founder Gemma Peppé's ain action will see sculptor and curator of nan 2024 Royal Academy Summer Show, Ann Christopher RA. Christopher is accompanied by nan provoking useful of creator Justine Smith, nan culturally rich | depictions of Simona Rusheya's Bulgarian heritage, nan dystopic media inspired stylings of Louise Reynolds, nan surreal and uncanny figurative useful of lipid creator Xanthe Burdett, nan familial narratives of Catherine Repko and renowned illustrator Magda Archer.
Meanwhile, CulturaLee Founder Lee Sharrock's auction is themed astir Boudicca, Queen of nan ancient British Iceni tribe. Her featured artists are Chloe McCarrick, Daisy Campbell, Amy Gardner, Emma Loizides, Eva Yates, Kristjana S Williams, Lauren Baker, Lee Sharrock, Louise Richardson, Lucy Smallbone, Miranda Donovan, Nadine Talalla, Ottilia, Poppy Lennox, Toni Gallagher and Trish Wylie.
Gemma Peppé comments: "I'm truthful proud of each nan curators who've fixed their clip and expertise to nan auction. The artists they person sewage connected committee are truthful absorbing and talented. The Trust do nan astir inspirational activity wrong women's prisons, and complete time, nan programmes they person put together that travel from being incarcerated are not only innovative but besides compassionate. It's awesome that women successful creation travel together to thief women who are successful need. Getting backmost their lives and self-respect is each imaginable erstwhile nan support is there. This year's show will beryllium 1 not to miss."
Proceeds from Art connected a Postcard's International Women's Day 2024 auction will beryllium directed towards supporting The Hepatitis C Trust's initiatives for women who person encountered nan criminal justness system, aiding them some during incarceration and arsenic they reintegrate into section communities. Last year, nan Trust initiated its maiden Women's Community Criminal Justice programme, which has already had a singular impact.
2024 besides marks nan tenth day of AOAP and efforts to redirect nan wealthiness invested successful nan creation manufacture towards uplifting charitable causes, pinch 100% of proceeds raised successful Art connected a Postcard auctions going to charity. AOAP raises money for The Hepatitis C Trust and its run to destruct hepatitis C successful nan UK by 2030. Bidding for nan International Women's Day version will commencement astatine conscionable £50 and unfastened online via The Auction Collective connected 27 February 2024.
There will beryllium a preview of each nan useful astatine Bomb Factory, Covent Garden, connected Tuesday 5 March wherever patrons tin spot each nan activity collectively successful personification earlier placing their bids.