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  • 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

    Compassion, an SLWA Group Exhibition

    South London Women Artists announce their next art exhibition Compassion  25th April –  29th May 2024, NW1 5LT.  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 and 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.  Taking place at Art Space, St Marylebone Parish Church, NW1 5LT. A Private View will be held on Thursday 25th April, 5-8 pm Exhibiting artists: Tanaz Assefi, Michelle Baharier, Emma Eden, Kay Davies, Carry Hornby, Paola Minekov, Heidi Seetzen, Veena Scialo, Raechel Tullett, Dil Vahidova-Mardell, and Virrgo. 


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  • Artist Portfolio Website Workshop with Paola Minekov – 16.02.2024

    Learn how to build your own portfolio website with Paola Minekov Are you an aspiring artist looking to elevate your online presence? Join us for an inspiring workshop led by the artist and designer Paola Minekov, hosted by the Dulwich Art Group & School. In the first workshop, Paola Minekov will delve into the world of art portfolio websites and share invaluable insights on how they can set you apart in the digital realm. Discover the secrets to boosting your online visibility to be noticed by the art community. Date: Friday, February 16th, 2024 Time: 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Location: Dulwich Art Group Studio, Denmark Hill, South London Entrance Fee: £5 Book Here What to Expect: Overview of Online Platforms: Explore various online platforms tailored for artists. Website Creation: Learn the essentials of crafting an impactful artist website. Strategies for Online Presence: Uncover new strategies to enhance your visibility in the vast online landscape. Who Should Attend: This workshop is perfect for beginners eager to establish an online presence. No prior experience is necessary. Don’t miss this opportunity to make your first steps into website design and take your art to new heights! Secure your spot now and book online on our website. Let’s embark on a…


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  • Celebrating Southwark TV and Community in South London, Michelle Baharier – Solo Exhibition

    DATES: 13 – 18 February 2024 open 10am – 8 pm at ADDRESS: Theatre Peckham, an award-winning cultural venue, at 221 Havil St. London SE5 7SB T: 020 7708 5401 To join any of the events please contact chris@communitytvtrust.org from Southwark.TV Michelle Baharier’s upcoming solo exhibition is part of Southwark.TV Festival of Film & Local Media, a series of events celebrating 21 years of Southwark.TV. Closely related to Baharier’s subject matter, the themes of the festival are: YOUTH, MENTAL HEALTH & DISABILITY, COMMUNITY, FILM & LOCAL MEDIA Michelle Baharier will showcase her acclaimed portraits of disabled people who have changed the world. The portraits were commissioned by Disability Arts Online and The Foundry – A place for change and include sitters like Dame Jane Campbell of Surbiton, Sue Elsegood, Jess Thom, Penny Pepper, Katherine Araniello, John Pring and others. In this pivotal exhibition, Michelle invites you to come and find out the history of people with disabilities, and the stories of those who are fighting to make our world a more inclusive place for all. Baharier’s paintings are bright and colourful, like the artist herself. Michelle says, ‘As a painter it is important for me not to paint a photo,…


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  • Sunday Christmas Market at Battersea Power Station

    As the festive season approaches, SLWA artists Paola Minekov and Dil Vahidova are thrilled to invite you to a Christmas Sunday Market, where the spirit of the holidays comes alive through a celebration of independent local brands. This year, we are curating a magical experience that goes beyond the ordinary, bringing you a one of a kind shopping extravaganza right in the heart of our community. Christmas Market at Sky Lounge, Beechmore House, Battersea Power Station, 10 Dec, 11-6pm


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  • Michelle Baharier, Artist Open Studio

    Bring art into your life this Christmas and celebrate!  Come and meet me at my Art Studio, and enjoy a drink and some conversation this December, during Camberwell Arts Open Studios, South London   I’ll be open on 9th-10th December. This is my home, so the details aren’t public and spaces are limited. Please RSVP via email and I’ll send you an invitation. I have curated my home studio and art gallery with beautiful colourful paintings and inspiring accessories.   My home is my nest and a place of Joy, where the importance of originality and lust for life and peace are cherished. You are invited to my sacred space, full of curiosities to peruse and collect. Paintings stay in family homes though generations, they are the heir looms of history. I can create a bespoke art commission for that very special gift for yourself or for loved ones to complete your home. Say you love someone with a unique painting, or perhaps a custom portrait as a gift.   “Thankful to Michelle for making me one of her models! I love the paintings, her artwork speaks for itself! What a wonderful idea!”– Baroness Jane Susan Campbell    Originality is not about minimalist white walls, and neither is it…


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  • Private View, Jeannie Avent Gallery, East Dulwich

    Beyond the Surface, an SLWA Group Exhibition

    “Beyond the Surface” is an exploration of what lies beyond our initial perceptions of ourselves and others. It’s a journey into imaginative spaces and dimensions which invites the audience to behold the power and intensity of interior worlds, whether mental, emotional, conceptual, or physical. The exhibition continues until 24 Oct at Jeannie Avent Gallery,  14 North Cross Road, London, SE22 9EU — Participating Artists (Instagram handle) Agnieszka Matras @agnes_matras_just_art Beth Worth @bethcworth Carry Hornby @artcarryhornby Emma Eden @emmaedenartist Heidi Seetzen @heidiseetzen Jennifer Lopez Rateike @jen.lorateike Loretta Yussuf @lorettayussuf Michelle Baharier @bahariermichelle Paola Minekov @paolaminekov Olivia Urquhart @oliviaurq47 Sonia Thomas @soniathomasart Susan Cox @susancox.art


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