Painting Masterclass: Sikelela Owen

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    Sikelela Owen, Elephant Lab Residency, 2019. Credit: Louise Benson

12 – 14 April 2022, 10am – 4pm daily

Creative Studio

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11am–6pm
Wednesday 11am–6pm
Thursday 11am–9pm
Friday 11am–6pm
Saturday 11am–6pm
Sunday 11am–6pm

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Artist Sikelela Owen creates loose figurative paintings of family and friends using the process to deepen her relationships with her subjects. In this free three-day masterclass, gain an insight into her practice, experiment with a range of painting techniques and develop skills to create your own new work

Take part in this free three-day masterclass and gain an insight into her practice, experiment with a range of painting techniques and develop skills to create new work.

To book, email: duchampandsons@whitechapelgallery.org


This event is open to young people aged 15 – 24.

Find out more about our Youth Programme and our youth forum Duchamp & Sons here.

About Sikelela Owen

Sikelela Owen (1984, London) studied Painting at Chelsea College (2009) and then Fine Art at the Royal Academy Schools, graduating in 2012. Recent solo exhibitions include ‘Love, Eat, Sleep, Repeat’ at HSBC Canada Place in London and ‘People Every Day’ at NAM Project in Milan. In 2014 her work was included in ‘100 Painters of Tomorrow’ at Beers Gallery and in the Thames & Hudson Publication. She has recently been awarded the Elephant Lab residency at the newly launched Elephant Space in 2019.