In the Stash Gallery –
Know Yourself – Sophie Parkin’s Palladium’s her new and older work is a study of self-portraits as other women forgotten by time who should be better remembered. As women we see ourselves within each other, melding our lives and identities with other women is a natural thing when all our lives we have been compared to others mostly in not measuring up. This show is in support of women, marked in the past as inferior to men or simply as their wives or mistresses.
Sophie Parkin BFA, has been exhibiting her paintings since 1982. She studied Fine Art at St Martin’s, Leeds And Maidstone School of Art. She has had 9 books published, written for national newspapers and performed in numerous festivals & on radio and tv. She has two children and is co owner of Vout-O-Reenees and The Stash Gallery.
Self-Portrait as Carson McCullers 2019To mark the re-opening of our Safe Premises it is strictly ticketed with a door person. All persons (members and guests) will be required to sign in and include contact details. There will be a third allowed of our usual capacity in tickets. Social distancing of a metre (an arms length) is also the width of our bar. We have paper disposable towels and soap in the bathrooms, hand sanitiser at the door. There is plenty of space to be relaxed in.
Self portrait as Stevie Smith 2020 oil on canvas
self portrait as Madonna & Child 1989 oil on canvas