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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. 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.
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This event is open to young people aged 15 – 24.
Find out more about our Youth Programme and our youth forum Duchamp & Sons here.
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.