Sheree Angela Matthews Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
Sheree Angela Matthews is Creatrix: she who makes from Bradford. Her personal working definition of creativity is that it’s a changing practice depending on this journey of life to becoming whole. At the moment, Sheree states,” Right now creativity is a feeling, a flow of energy which I dive into daily as medicine, in order to bring into the light the way I see the world.”
With a practice which manifests through poetry, storytelling, image and the unfolding histories of Black people. Sheree engages audiences around Black women’s voices and bodies, black feminism, ecology and memory, nature and wellbeing, trauma and healing . She advocates for Black women’s voices, facilitating national and international creative workshops and retreats in the landscape, encouraging and supporting women on their journey of remembrance back to their bodies and authentic selves.
Projects and exhibitions
Virtual art exhibition - Roots, Culture, Identity 2022
07/05/2022 — ongoing
The Roots, Culture, Identity art exhibition #TUCRootsCultureIdentity22, marks its tenth anniversary with this virtual exhibition. About this exhibition The Roots Culture Identity art exhibition is celebrating its ten year anniversary. The very first exhibition took place in April 2012 in the Marble Hall of TUC headquarters, to...[Read more]
|https://sway.office.com/pxqVtXOZKzdGNFUY, Online Exhibtion||Details|
01/05/2022 — ongoing
Hinterlands is a group exhibition that invites us to consider our relationship with the land and its ecosystems. The artists showcased explore complex histories, mythologies, legacies and potential futures for its custodianship.
The show considers the landscape of the North East, its histories, mythologies and legacies and potential futures...[Read more]
|The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead||Details|
Anti-Racism Broadsides Collaboration
01/07/2020 — ongoing
It was Sheree’s powerful commentary on social media during the 2020 Black Lives Matter uprising that prompted Theresa Easton, Printmaker to ask her to collaborate on a series of letterpress broadsides. The aim was to capture her words and provocations on paper and distribute them widely. We started in the summer of 2020 exchanging emails,...[Read more]
|online, Newcastle upon-Tyne||Details|