‘Embody Without Burden’, Royal Glasgow Institute, March 2020
Opening Reception of ‘Embody Without Burden’, curated by Karen Mailley-Watt: Saturday 7 March 2020, 6-8PM
This group show invites an artist’s interpretation of the experience of motherhood to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020. Artists included Sam Ainsley, Rosemary Beaton, Adrian Wiszniewski and Thyme James and others.
Trongate’s Brazuca Barbers managed by Flavia Anderson provide a day of beard trimming in the window of Cassart, whilst Sharon draws the work in progress.
4 July 2020 An exhibition of Herstory Portrait, 2011 at Leeds Arts University; set as a backdrop for the proposals given by the four shortlisted artists to be commissioned to make a statue in the centre of Leeds recognising the legacy of women’s power in the city. The private View invited fellow exhibitors, lecturers, students…
Feminist Public Sculpture is a public sculpture and related research and engagement project championing the achievements and recognition of women in the city of Leeds. Conceived by Rachel Reeves (MP Leeds west), and project-managed by Leeds arts University in collaboration with Leeds City Council, this aim is a more balanced gender representation of public sculpture…
A symposium hosted by Leeds Arts University curator Cariona McAra, inviting Professor Griselda Pollock, artists Sharon Thomas and Hazel Reeves alongside MP Rachel Reeves to discuss the subject of permanent recognition of women in society by means of public sculpture. This event took place in in the context of the current show of the same…
‘Barberium’ is a plenary of men with hairy faces drawn as they sat before the Glasgow based artist Sharon Thomas. Some men captured are strangers, some she came to know as she drew them and some she had known forever. This collection marks an important period in Thomas’ career, where the pencil captured the portrait…
Intermedia Gallery, CCA, Sauchiehall Street 9th – 19th June Tue-Sat: 11:00-18:00, Sun: 12:00-18:00 All ages Free Drop-in Do you know what causes a seizure? For two hundred years doctors have been trying to explain epilepsy. This art exhibition looks at the history of epilepsy from the Greeks to the present day, through the eyes of…
Documentary of curator preparation of the installation ‘Sitandknitabit, January 2011, alongside the opening reception on 8th March of the show to commemorate the Centenary of International Women’s Day complete with an evening of performances and readings.
‘Mother/mother’, AIR Gallery, New York 2009
Opening reception of ‘Mother/mother’ curated by Jennifer Wroblewski : Thursday 3 December 3 2009, 6-8PM
APT: Artist Parents Talking, New York, 2008 AIR Gallery, 111 Front St, #228, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Wednesday December 2, 6-8 PM Hosted by Mother/mother artist Rachel Howfield An event to discuss the challenges faced by the artist as a parent, the strategies developed to overcome them and how artists can better support each other.
Installation of ‘Shiney-Shiney’, a solo show by Sharon Thomas curated by Sarah Lacey composed of work made in the New York, Rome and Glasgow.
Installation and opening reception of ‘Apotropaic’, the first solo show of Sharon Thomas composed of work made in the New York, Rome and Glasgow. This installation ran concurrently with that of the solo show of queen of Denmark Margrethe II, and involved a busy week of collaboration with the installation team at the museum.
Installation of ‘The Mundane Shell’: A site-specific two-person show by Sharon Thomas and Laurence Figgis, hosted by Glasgow Print Studios as part of Glasgow International 2008.
The opening of Overlap 3: an exhibition of scholar artists based at the British School of at Rome, 14 June, 2006.
An open day for all artists based at Crane Street Studios, Queens, New York.