Behind the Smile

26 Feb 2018 – 23 Mar 2018

Regular hours

10:00 – 15:00
10:00 – 15:00
10:00 – 15:00
10:00 – 15:00
10:00 – 15:00

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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 Artists 
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 artistsToggle

Clare Morgan

Kim Fowler

Karen Moore

Deb Downward

Laura Mossop

Elizabeth Blades

Rebecca Jarman

Kayrakise Evans

Jackie Ward

Martin Davis

Ruth Gray

Vikki Marsden.

Ann Bates

Janine Booth

Brendon McDowell

Claire Davies

Charlotte Rhoades

Jacquelyn Cook

Aiden Smith

Fae Kilburn

Mary Smith

Kate Whiting

Martin Hyde

Clare Fisher

Rachel Caunce

Alinta Higgs

Jacqui Futers

Stevie Davies

Sally Taylor

Kirstie Adamson

Emerciana Desouza

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