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Professor Griselda Pollock, winner of the Holberg Prize 2020, funds Women’s Art Collection Curator role

What the Women’s Art Collection Means to Me

Artists, supporters, staff, students and Fellows share what the Women’s Art Collection means to them.

Gayle Chong Kwan

Mary Husted Dreams, Oracles, Icons….
Fine artist, creator of Open Books

Professor Martin Roland Believe in Extraordinary
Chair of the Art Committee, Murray Edwards College

Professor Rebecca Fortnum A collection of art by women, containing works by most of the key contemporary artists
Senior Tutor at the Royal College of Art

Naomi Polonsky A Treasure Trove of Female Creativity
Art Assistant (2018 -2019) Women’s Art Collection

Eileen Cooper RA OBE, A focal point for a new generation of women artists
Artist, Keeper of Paintings of the Royal Academy (2010-2016),  Honorary Fellow

Charlotte Hodes, A special gem known to discerning people.
Professor in Fine Art at London College of Fashion

Anne Lonsdale,   Taking a long view
President Emeritus of New Hall (now Murray Edwards College) 1996 -2008, Honorary Fellow, Member of the Art Advisory Board

Ann Jones, A unique Collection – over 550 works by women artists – and growing
Curator, The Arts Council Collection, Member of the Art Advisory Board

Sara Holdsworth, Art on all the walls is an integral part of college life
Museum and Gallery Consultant, Member of the Art Advisory Board..

Lesley Saunders, Celebrating the creativity of contemporary female artists
Alumna, Visiting Professor at the Institute of Education, London, and Newman University, Birmingham



Artists and curators talk about exhibiting works at the Women’s Art Collection

Anne-Katrin Purkiss, Creative Connections: Portraits of Women Scientists and Artists
Photographic artist

Eliza Gluckman, Women in Art: Hong Kong
Former Curator of the Women’s Art Collection

Camilla Lyon, A space to reflect
Contributing artist for the Reproductivities Exhibition 2018

Gina Glover Mirroring A.R.T and reflecting life
Contributing artist for the Reproductivities Exhibition 2018