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

Aiden Smith

Emerciana Desouza

Jacqui Futers

Elizabeth Blades

Martin Davis

Karen Moore

Jackie Ward

Rachel Caunce

Vikki Marsden.

Sally Taylor

Claire Davies

Brendon McDowell

Alinta Higgs

Deb Downward

Kate Whiting

Laura Mossop

Kim Fowler

Kayrakise Evans

Clare Morgan

Stevie Davies

Ruth Gray

Fae Kilburn

Jacquelyn Cook

Ann Bates

Charlotte Rhoades

Janine Booth

Clare Fisher

Martin Hyde

Rebecca Jarman

Mary Smith

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