Joan Eardley

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference


"Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (the University of Dundee) will present Joan Eardley has she has never been seen before, bringing new and vibrant conversations to an oeuvre of work created between 1940-1963. With a focus on the work created at nearby Catterline, Eardley’s evolving legacy has inspired a new generation of artists to create work through film, installation, textiles and paint. Join some of Scotland’s top art students as they prepare for their degree shows, presenting their thoughts on Eardley’s work and how it relates to their own practices". Dr. Helen Gorrill.

Aim, core knowledge share and understanding about Scottish, localised painting contexts. Public engagement and student support, painting networks, empowering female practitioners.

Impact, DJCAD student presentations and collaborative working bolstered. Increased knowledge share to international audiences about localised Scottish painting, recent female art history, and DJCAD students' creative output. Expanded, Alex Roberts's localised, painting research environment, networks, and added a wider feed of discovery for personalised studio development (painting, female identity).
Period2 Jun 2021
Event typeConference
LocationDundee, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • painting
  • contemporary painting
  • painters in conversation
  • in-gear
  • intersectional gender equality
  • new perspectives
  • international women's day
  • Joan Eardley