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Emily Hannon

With what you have.
With what you have.

Drawing on material from everyday life as points of departure, my art-making has been and continues to be a process of undoing, of being undone, of marking out, making meaning and bringing about something new.

It involves showing up each day to seek out, experiment with and practice the necessary ways and means to work a surface and create inroads into experiences and encounters that both engage and disturb. Predominant subjects include early recollections, family and motherhood.

In essence, I think perhaps it’s about, as Rollo May has written, “the urgent need in everyone to give form to his or her life…”

Training: Advanced Diploma in The Therapeutic and Educational Application of the Arts, Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education, London, 2010-2012.

Postgraduate Diploma in Art Therapy, University of Hertfordshire, 1997-1999.

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Kent Institute of Art and Design at Canterbury, 1988-1991.

Website: www.emilyhannon.co.uk

Gallery Representation:  www.curiousdukegallery.com

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