Sarah Hardacre, Arms Open to Welcome The Sun. Signed silkscreen print. © Paul Stolper Gallery London  
University of Kent

Titled Underexposed: Female Artists and the Medium of Print, the exhibition will display the work of 40 prominent female artists who have used the medium of fine art print over the last two centuries, including works published by the gallery by Sarah Lucas, Susie Hamilton and Sarah Hardacre

Lynne Dickens and Frances Chiverton, co-curators and mature art history students at the University, described the exhibition as ‘an opportunity to educate both the art-going public, and other students, on the importance of the print medium in western art history, and to celebrate the artistic achievements of female artists overall.’The guest talks will include discussions from Gill Saunders, Senior Curator (Prints) Victoria & Albert Museum, William Pryor, grandson of Gwen Raverat, the 20th century artist and founder of the Society of Wood Engravers, as well as artists Paul Coldwell, Dawn Cole, Liliane Lijn, Anita Klein and Fiona de Bulat.

Underexposed takes place at Studio 3 Gallery within the School of Arts’ Jarman building at the University’s Canterbury campus from 16 May to 19 June 2014. The exhibition is open Monday to Saturday (9am-5pm) and open until 8pm on Thursdays.