Rachel Howard’s work You Can Save Me will be on view as part of Look Back Now: Jerwood Gallery is 5. Acquired for the Jerwood Collection, the painting was part of her 2015 solo show At Sea; a significant body of works which drew parallels between the sea, memories of childhood and ideas of being adrift.
Elsewhere, new works by Howard feature in a group exhibition, which provides a snapshot of contemporary drawing practices. Opening on 2 March, the Drawing Biennial 2017 focusses on work on paper by leading international artists of different generations.
The Biennial is held at the Drawing Room, London; a major resource for contemporary drawing in Europe. Since its inception in 2002 it has delivered an ambitious international programme of solo and group exhibitions through support from artists. The Biennial will culminate in an online auction in the exhibition’s two final weeks with proceeds going to support the organisation’s ongoing programme.
Also opening this month, Rachel Howard’s first work to combine painting and sculpture features in Sette Opere per la Misericordia or Seven Works for Mercy - an exhibition curated by Mario Codognato at the Italian Cultural Institute, London.
Look Back Now: Jerwood Gallery is 5 at the Jerwood Gallery from 15 March until 21 May 2017.
Sette Opere per la Misericordia, is at the Italian Cultural Institute, London from 15 March 2017.
Drawing Biennial 2017 is at the Drawing Room, London from 2 March - 26 April 2017.
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