Oscar Wilde

In Reading Gaol by Reading Town

My first experience of curating an exhibition, ‘In Reading Gaol by Reading Town’ was an exhibition of artwork by 20 Reading based artists inspired by Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Ballad of Reading Gaol’. The exhibtion was held in the Turbine House at the Riverside Museum at Blake’s Lock in September 2019. Working with experienced curator Jenny …

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Lilies for Oscar Wilde

In 2017 artists around Reading were invited to make lilies in tribute to Oscar Wilde and responding to his writing. These were displayed in an installation at Reading Museum. My first lily, ‘Broken rose’ has a dark exterior that is meant to suggest the oppression of Reading Gaol where Wilde was incarcerated. The interior of …

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