Also Artists: A Staff Exhibition

Also Artists: A Staff Exhibition

07 November 2023 - 07 January 2024


Lower Ground Floor, RWA, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1PX


07 November 2023 - 07 January 2024


This diverse and lively exhibition showcases more than 80 distinctive pieces created by 43 members of the RWA team. It encompasses individuals from various departments, such as the office staff, front-of-house team, freelancers, and Drawing School Tutors. "Also Artists" is dedicated to honouring the unique creative talents of the remarkable individuals who contribute to the daily operation of the RWA.

Beyond offering our dedicated staff the opportunity to display their artwork in a professional gallery environment, this exhibition has opened doors for members of the Visitor Experience team to gain insights into different organisational roles and acquire valuable skills that will shape their careers in the cultural sector.

The RWA Visitor Experience Team is the driving force behind the curation, organization, and installation of "Also Artists." We're eagerly anticipating the chance to share this exhibition with you and demonstrate that we too are artists.

Many of the featured artworks are available for purchase. Browse all artworks here

Exhibiting artists

Abbi Bayliss | Catherine Beale | Isabelle Bedevian | Fra Beechar | Maria Bowers | Samantha Buckley | Jill Carter | Esme Clutterbuck | Sarah Craig | Sarah Currie | Sarah Dennis | Martin Edwards| Jon England | Steph Garratt | Janet Haigh | Olive Haigh | Laura Hartfield | Elena Hayward | Grace Hannell | Sophie Howard | Amy Hutchings | Rhona Iris | Helen Jacobs | Medi Jones-Williams | Sean Julian | Sarah Kelly | Catherine Knight | Ellika Larsson | Francesca Berlingieri Maxwell | Luanna McCallum | Rae Melody | Hemali Modha | Nick Moore | Sally Muir | Rosie Olver | Tristan Pollard | Ellen Pye | Ben Rowe | Onny Thomson | Ruth Wallace | Sienna Wells | Victoria Willmott | Hugh Dunford Wood

Exhibition team

Project Manager - Steph Garratt

Curator - Sienna Wells  

Assistant Curator - Sarah Currie

Graphic Designer - Ellika Larsson

Editor - Laura Hartfield

Interpretation - Isabelle Bedevian | Medi Jones-Willams | Bogdana Katarzhuk | Luanna McCallum

Blog writers - Gill Elcoate | Oli Hawes

Technicians – Tristan Pollard | Ben Rowe

Special thanks to our selectors, Malcolm Ashman RWA and Stephen Jacobson RWA, and our Curatorial Advisor, James Russell

Image credit: Hemali Modha, Bougainvillea 1 (detail). Ink, gesso, cold wax and pencil on yupo and board 


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