Embody Without Burden, RGI 2020

‘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.

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Sharon and Catriona McAra, Leeds Art Uni, 2019

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…

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The team, Barberium, Cassart,, July 2019

‘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…

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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.

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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.

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