Strength and Nurture, a Celebration of Women

IWI invites you to a summer evening of art and entertainment for a great cause. An exciting collection of art by both professional and amateur artists from around the world will be exhibited and auctioned at the Unit 24 Gallery near the Tate Modern. The proceeds of art auctioned will go towards funding IWI's Safe Birthing Programme in Amolatar District in Northern Uganda.
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IWI is thrilled to welcome  AMY HEMINGWAY as a contributing artist to our upcoming Art Exhibition and Auction. AMY is an expressionist painter who works in oils and charcoals. Her work is intuitive and depicts personality and philosophical meaning. Her paintings are often reminiscent of religious iconography, with complex symbolism and a striking presence.  She currently lives and works as an artist in rural South Africa.   For more about AMY, visit http://amyhemingway.com/

IWI is thrilled to welcome AMY HEMINGWAY as a contributing artist to our upcoming Art Exhibition and Auction. AMY is an expressionist painter who works in oils and charcoals. Her work is intuitive and depicts personality and philosophical meaning. Her paintings are often reminiscent of religious iconography, with complex symbolism and a striking presence. She currently lives and works as an artist in rural South Africa. For more about AMY, visit http://amyhemingway.com/

JESS PURSER generously commissioned this bright piece- SANCTUARY, specifically about IWI’s Safe Birthing Programme!  JESS’s artwork exudes an ‘earthy, yet quirky quality; being warm in style, yet difficult to pin down to any one genre.’   “I am inspired by stories – peoples’ stories and thoughts, what made them, where they came from... Sad tales, happy events, metaphors, travel, magic, science, history, nature"  For information on JESS’s work: https://www.facebook.com/CastleOnTheHillArt

JESS PURSER generously commissioned this bright piece- SANCTUARY, specifically about IWI’s Safe Birthing Programme! JESS’s artwork exudes an ‘earthy, yet quirky quality; being warm in style, yet difficult to pin down to any one genre.’ “I am inspired by stories – peoples’ stories and thoughts, what made them, where they came from... Sad tales, happy events, metaphors, travel, magic, science, history, nature" For information on JESS’s work: https://www.facebook.com/CastleOnTheHillArt

On 31 May, HOLLY REES will be showcased at IWI’s Art Exhibition!  HOLLY REES uses painting as a means to explore the human relationship with the environment. She is interested in using painting as a tool to convey messages and ideas about our impact on and relationship with the natural world, and in how the representation in art of this relationship can be used as a platform to encourage discussion about these important topics.

On 31 May, HOLLY REES will be showcased at IWI’s Art Exhibition! HOLLY REES uses painting as a means to explore the human relationship with the environment. She is interested in using painting as a tool to convey messages and ideas about our impact on and relationship with the natural world, and in how the representation in art of this relationship can be used as a platform to encourage discussion about these important topics.

SUDA, Thai Cafe Restaurant is generously supporting IWI’s vision by sponsoring our upcoming Art Silent Auction- Strength and Nurture a Celebration of Women!   We are looking forward to nibbling SUDA’s delicious foods while viewing breathtaking artwork from many talented artists and enjoying live music! IWI’s Art Auction and Exhibition promises to be a lovely summer evening at Unit 24 Gallery in London on 31 May.   For more information on SUDA's cuisine visit: http://www.suda-thai.com/

SUDA, Thai Cafe Restaurant is generously supporting IWI’s vision by sponsoring our upcoming Art Silent Auction- Strength and Nurture a Celebration of Women! We are looking forward to nibbling SUDA’s delicious foods while viewing breathtaking artwork from many talented artists and enjoying live music! IWI’s Art Auction and Exhibition promises to be a lovely summer evening at Unit 24 Gallery in London on 31 May. For more information on SUDA's cuisine visit: http://www.suda-thai.com/

View and Bid on SARAH HERTZOG's photographs on 31 May! "I have undertaken various photography assignments for International Charities, heading to remote parts of Nepal, to Thailand post Tsunami, to a leper colony and to visit hill tribes on the Burmese border.”  SARAH HERTZOG has traveled to India, Tibet, Japan, Myanmar, Vietnam and plans to venture to Mongolia. Her images from Africa originated in Kenya and Uganda, where she volunteered with schools and orphanages.

View and Bid on SARAH HERTZOG's photographs on 31 May! "I have undertaken various photography assignments for International Charities, heading to remote parts of Nepal, to Thailand post Tsunami, to a leper colony and to visit hill tribes on the Burmese border.” SARAH HERTZOG has traveled to India, Tibet, Japan, Myanmar, Vietnam and plans to venture to Mongolia. Her images from Africa originated in Kenya and Uganda, where she volunteered with schools and orphanages.

The paintings of YAMAKO KING will proudly be showcased by IWI at our upcoming art auction, Strength and Nurture, a Celebration of Women! YAMAKO KING is heavily inspired by surrealism and childhood imagery, as well as Japanese cultural influences. She is interested in fragility and dream like worlds. YAMAKO studied Fine Art at Central St Martins and then went on to study for a Psychology degree. This artist currently lives in London.

The paintings of YAMAKO KING will proudly be showcased by IWI at our upcoming art auction, Strength and Nurture, a Celebration of Women! YAMAKO KING is heavily inspired by surrealism and childhood imagery, as well as Japanese cultural influences. She is interested in fragility and dream like worlds. YAMAKO studied Fine Art at Central St Martins and then went on to study for a Psychology degree. This artist currently lives in London.

MARIA FERNANDA DE MARCO, a talented, visionary artist who is a strong advocate of women's self awareness. Her works in engraving, drawing & painting have always had two main things in common, a critical view of personal reality & a zest for self awareness.

MARIA FERNANDA DE MARCO, a talented, visionary artist who is a strong advocate of women's self awareness. Her works in engraving, drawing & painting have always had two main things in common, a critical view of personal reality & a zest for self awareness.

Much of NUSHA PURDY’s artistic practise has been concerned with process and the female body. She uses photographic images as a raw material, which she then photocopies, prints, cuts and folds, in the same respect a surgeon cuts, slices and stitches the body.

Much of NUSHA PURDY’s artistic practise has been concerned with process and the female body. She uses photographic images as a raw material, which she then photocopies, prints, cuts and folds, in the same respect a surgeon cuts, slices and stitches the body.

NIKU ARCHER is a young female artist and a dedicated women’s rights activist. Her paintings usuallyfeature a strong central woman and she uses bright colours, symbolism and dramatic backgrounds. Niku is inspired by Surrealist art, especially artists such as Frida Khalo. She is also heavily influenced by Indian iconography, pattern and traditional designs. Niku is currently studying in Manchester and hopes to go on to complete an Art degree in India next year.

NIKU ARCHER is a young female artist and a dedicated women’s rights activist. Her paintings usuallyfeature a strong central woman and she uses bright colours, symbolism and dramatic backgrounds. Niku is inspired by Surrealist art, especially artists such as Frida Khalo. She is also heavily influenced by Indian iconography, pattern and traditional designs. Niku is currently studying in Manchester and hopes to go on to complete an Art degree in India next year.


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