Ipswich Art Society talk – Emma Roodhouse, Art Gossip and Sketching

Ipswich Art Society talk – Emma Roodhouse, Art Gossip and Sketching

The Ipswich Art Society at Suffolk Archives, Ipswich

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Thursday 16 May 2024

19:00 - 21:00

Booking essential. Cost £10.
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A fascinating overview of the art and artists who have come to make up the Ipswich Borough art collection, from John Moore’s scenes of Ipswich docks to Anna Airy’s portrait paintings.

Emma Roodhouse is an art curator and researcher. She has been working in the museum and gallery sector for over twenty years and has an in-depth knowledge of Suffolk artists from her time at Colchester & Ipswich Museums. Curating a wide range of exhibitions including A Year of Constable 2015; Kiss and Tell: Rodin and Suffolk Sculpture ; Once Upon a Time children’s book illustrations and Women 100. She has been the recipient of awards for curatorial scholarship, to study Constable, at the Yale Centre for British Art and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art funded her research into early Constable. This resulted in the exhibition Creating Constable and the first publication for Ipswich on the Constable collection.

Part of Art at the Heart of Ipswich, Celebrating 150 Years of Ipswich Art Society.

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