Talk

Necessity Is The Mother Of Invention

13 Apr 2019

Event times

Doors open 2pm
2.30-3.30pm Talk and Q & A

Cost of entry

£5 non members / £4 members in advance
£5.50 / £4.50 on door
Booking advised - places limited

Address

Travel Information

  • Stroud Bus station GL5 1QA
  • Stroud station GL5 3AR

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Constance Slaughter will talk about her journey into art from un-cool mother to exhibiting artist via Central St Martins, the Affordable Art Fair and MFA at Pratt Institute in New York and her most recent artist-curated exhibition in London Out There, Out Where, Outside. 

About

Constance is a painter, sculptor and installation artist - her sculptures of wire and semi-transparent fabric figures and hybrid shapes are both playful and dark - characters reminiscent of childhood games and half remembered stories and songs. These child-toy-animal beings often feature in her strangely unsettling dark and funny paintings.Constance's lighthearted and positive illustrated talk will celebrate and discuss what it takes to exist as a working artist, what we define as success and how artist’s keep going in a tough environment, seeking people who are good for us and making things happen both within and outside the ‘Art World’. 

Curators

Nicola Grellier

Nicola Grellier

Lizzi Walton

Exhibiting artists

Constance Slaughter

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