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WYPrintWorkshop / Events / Fri 17 May 2019

Sumi Perera: Artist Talk – May

Sumi Perera: Artist Talk – May

Evening event
Friday 17th May 2019
6 – 7pm

We are delighted to welcome back Sumi Perera to WYPW – artist, printmaker and winner of our 2015 Flourish Award for Excellence in Printmaking. This informal artist talk runs alongside Sumi’s solo exhibition in the WYPW gallery throughout May.

Sumi Perera is an interdisciplinary artist, who generates mixed media installations, usually bearing the narrative of a bookform. Sumi has undertaken many residencies: a teaching residency at CAFA, Beijing (2007), the AIR for the National Open Art (2016) and is the first recipient of the RE Guest Artist Full Fellowship & Solo exhibition at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice (2017). She is a lecturer on the MA Printmaking course at the Middlesex University, London and runs workshops and masterclasses for many print collectives. Her work has won several international prizes, medals & awards, and is held in many public & private collections including the V&A (10 works), Tate Britain (8 works), Yale Centre for British Art (2 works), the Ashmolean, etc.

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