Women with Vision
A celebration of women in British art - past, present and future.
Rolinda Sharples - Painted out of History (1996). Director Lee Cox
Join PJ Crook and Friends in Bristol for a unique celebration of the life and works of the artist Rolinda Sharples.
Rolinda Sharples (1793-1838) was born in Bath and lived most of her life in Bristol. She exhibited at the Royal Academy and at the Society of British Artists, where she became an honorary member. Her painting of The Cloak-Room at the Clifton Assembly Rooms, 1817 (see below) has become one of the most iconic images of the Regency period.
In 1998, Toyah Willcox (as Rolinda Sharples) and PJ Crook (as herself) made a short film for TV entitled Rolinda Sharples: Painted Out of History. For this special screening of the film, we will be joined by PJ and also by the film’s director (Lee Cox) and screen-writer/animator (Hazel Gower), who will introduce it.
Ticket price includes entry to and an introduction to the current exhibition Women with Vision from RWA Director Alison Bevan
Fedden Gallery, RWA
10.30am - Introduction to Women with Vision from Alison Bevan
11am - First screening in Fedden
12pm - Second screening in Fedden
Ticket holders may attend either screening