Behind the Smile

26 Feb 2018 – 23 Mar 2018

Event times

Open to the public weekdays, 10am-3pm or by appointment.

Cost of entry


Banks Mill Studios

Derby, United Kingdom

Travel Information

  • Derby Bus Station - 17 mins walk, Bus Stop opposite Seven Stars pub on King Street - 4 mins walk,
  • Derby Railway Station, 30 mins walk

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Artists exploring living with issues such as chronic pain, depression & anxiety. Aiming to breaktaboos & raise awareness. Kirstie Adamson was inspired to create an exhibition to raise awareness of invisible illness by her experiences of living with endometriosis and adenomyosis.


List of ArtistsĀ 
Aiden Smith, Ann Bates, Alinta Higgs, Brendon McDowell, Charlotte Rhoades, Claire Davies, Clare Fisher,Clare Morgan, Deb Downward, Elizabeth Blades, Emerciana Desouza, Fae Kilburn, Jackie Ward, Jacquelyn Cook, Jacqui Futers, Janine Booth, Kate Whiting, Karen Moore, Kayrakise Evans, Kirstie Adamson, Kim Fowler, Laura Mossop, Martin Hyde, Martin Davis, Mary Smith, Rebecca Jarman, Rachel Caunce, Ruth Gray, Sally Taylor, Stevie Davies, Vikki Marsden.


Kirstie Adamson

Exhibiting artists

Kirstie Adamson

Martin Hyde

Emerciana Desouza

Jacqui Futers

Elizabeth Blades

Martin Davis

Jackie Ward

Aiden Smith

Rachel Caunce

Sally Taylor

Claire Davies

Karen Moore

Brendon McDowell

Alinta Higgs

Kate Whiting

Vikki Marsden.

Deb Downward

Laura Mossop

Kim Fowler

Clare Morgan

Kayrakise Evans

Stevie Davies

Ruth Gray

Jacquelyn Cook

Fae Kilburn

Charlotte Rhoades

Janine Booth

Clare Fisher

Rebecca Jarman

Mary Smith

Ann Bates

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