Exhibitions and Events

Archive Exhibition

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Naoise Johnson Martin and Rhyannon Parry

November 2014

To commemorate the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, Yellow Door Artists Naoise Johnson - Martin and Rhyannon Parry make a response from a female perspective and address the important and often overlooked roles of Mother, Lover and Maiden never to wed during the First World War

This exhibition addresses and acknowledges the responsibility which women undertook and the mental and emotional turmoil they underwent on the Homefront.
This exhibition of love, loss and separation features painting, printmaking and photography, some of which are available to buy from the artists.

About the artists

Naoise Johnson-Martin and Rhyannon Parry are founder artists of Yellow Door Artists, which began following their graduation from the BA Fine Art (Painting) at St Helens College in 2013. Rhyannon is currently artist in residence at Liverpool Hope university and Naoise is setting up her own private studio space in St Helens. They both regularly participate in ‘Free Art Friday’ which sees artworks placed on the streets of St Helens for the public to pick up and take home.