I feel incredibly honoured to be the president of The Society of women artists. Since its advent, the SWA has created a great and much needed platform for some of the most outstanding female artists to showcase their work. At a time of the greater imbalance in gender representation within the art world, the society played an instrumental role to redress this balance. However, today, in the words of our former president Sue Jelley, The Society of women artists has become a modern tradition and it is here to stay.
SWA’s young people’s initiative aims to encourage and nurture young talented artists to fulfil their potential. While, the collaboration with our chosen charities will continue to help those in need.
I am proud to say that through the sheer hard work of determined, dedicated and passionate past presidents the society has gone from strength to strength and we intend to continue to delight our audiences with vibrant and dynamic exhibitions for many years to come.