My work is on show in the Open at the Turner Contemporary.

The group portrait Northfleet Lunch Club Volunteers is part of ‘Tales and Tastings’ a socially-engaged art project exploring food histories in Northfleet and Swanscombe. As part of my research I spent time talking to people at the lunch club which is runs every week in the Big local Centre. The volunteers cook and serve meals to around 40 attendees, creating a safe space for individuals to connect with one another. These women provide a vital service of care for vulnerable people, who are at risk of loneliness and isolation.

For details about the exhibition and to book free tickets to see the show go to the Turner Contemporary website.

Northfleet Lunch Club Volunteers (Pauline Hickmott, Carol Preston, Joan Plumb, Joan Norman, Wendy Waller, Sue Rothery, Ola Idowu), 2019 Watercolour on paper.