Amy Grantham: Listen To What You See – Farleys Gallery

Thu 18 Jul 2024 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM BST
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An ‘In Conversation’ with Amy Grantham and Vivienne Roberts followed by the Exhibition Launch.

Thursday, 18 July 2024, 5.30-7.30pm

Tickets are free but must be booked in advance.

Join us in Farleys Gallery for a discussion between Amy Grantham and Vivienne Roberts, during which they will explore ideas surrounding the connections between music and art and the ways in which sound can be seen and inspire artistic expression. There will also be a short Q&A, and then a chance to enjoy the exhibition and meet the artist and curator at the exhibition launch.

About the Exhibition: This exhibition showcases some of Amy Grantham’s work completed over the last few years, which she refers to as, ‘transcriptions of sound.’ Her beautiful pastel compositions are the visual projections of the shapes and colours she sees while listening to music as she works.

Listen to What You See - Farleys House and Gallery

About Amy Grantham: Amy Grantham lives and works in New York City. She devotes almost everyday to her artistic practice, and maintains a strict schedule of work, which varies in duration according to the available light throughout the year.

About Vivienne Roberts: Vivienne Roberts is the curator and archivist at The College of Psychic Studies in London, where she cares for their large collection of spirit inspired art, photographs and artifacts from 1850 to the present day. This unusual archive, along with the College’s specialist esoteric library, has offered Vivienne the opportunity to immerse herself in a wealth of primary material and has been instrumental in helping her curate a series of large exhibitions, including: Encounters with the Spirit World (2016), Art & Spirit: Visions of Wonder (2019), Strange Things Among Us (2021) and Creative Spirits (2022). Vivienne’s art specialism is the history of mediumistic art with particular attention to its women practitioners. She has established the websites, and and has published numerous articles and exhibition catalogue contributions. Vivienne is a member of the Visionary Women Research Group and the British Art Network.