Compassion, art exhibition in Marylebone Parish Church, London

A poster on a dark green background, entitled compassion and featuring a grid of images. It shows the details of the exhibition, entitled compassion, which will take place 25 April-29 May 2024 in Marylebone Parish church in London

South London Women Artists announce their next art exhibition Compassion, 25th April –  29th May 2024, NW1 5LT.

Address: Art Space, St Marylebone Parish Church, NW1 5LT. A Private View will be held on Thursday 25th April, 5-8pm.

As the world grapples with recession, ongoing global conflicts, climate crisis, challenges to human rights and the aftermath of the pandemic, South London Women Artists shed light on the society’s most imminent human need for empathy and action, through mediums such as paint, glasswork and textiles.

Compassion advocacy is central to many of the works featured in the exhibition. Among the artists exhibiting are Michelle Baharier, a renowned disability and mental health activist, often exploring these themes in paint and other media. Tanaz Assefi who recently spoke on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, advocating for Iranian women through her doll-making workshops, inspired by the stories of women in Iranian villages. 

“Compassion is the courage to descend into the reality of human experience.” Prof. Paul Gilbert, OBE and founder of Compassion Focussed Therapy.

A number of artist talks and workshops will be taking place throughout the exhibition, including ‘Mindful Calligraphy’ by Chinese Brush Artist, Carry Hornby.  These events offer visitors a unique opportunity to engage with the artists and gain insights into the inspiration behind their works. Everyone is welcome and all events are free.

“Compassion” by the South London Women Artists serves as a powerful reminder that art has the ability to inspire healing, understanding, and unity.

Exhibiting artists: Tanaz AssefiMichelle BaharierEmma EdenKay DaviesCarry HornbyPaola MinekovHeidi SeetzenVeena ScialoRaechel TullettDil Vahidova-Mardell, Caroline Arno and Virrgo.

The South London Women Artists group is a dynamic and diverse collective of women artists actively contributing to the thriving art scene in South London and beyond. Comprising acclaimed artists from various disciplines, the group aims to empower women in the arts and foster a supportive community for creative expression.

Digibees.Studio are proud sponsors of “Compassion”. Digibees Studio is a web design agency specialising in websites and online presence for artists.

For press inquiries, interviews, or further information, please contact:

Raechel Tullett, info@slwa.co.uk.