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

Claire Davies

Vikki Marsden.

Rebecca Jarman

Jacqui Futers

Martin Davis

Karen Moore

Alinta Higgs

Mary Smith

Sally Taylor

Kirstie Adamson

Ruth Gray

Brendon McDowell

Kayrakise Evans

Deb Downward

Ann Bates

Jackie Ward

Martin Hyde

Fae Kilburn

Clare Morgan

Emerciana Desouza

Stevie Davies

Rachel Caunce

Laura Mossop

Aiden Smith

Kim Fowler

Clare Fisher

Elizabeth Blades

Charlotte Rhoades

Jacquelyn Cook

Janine Booth

Kate Whiting

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