THE DIVINE IMAGE : FOR MERCY HAS A HUMAN HEART
the crypt gallery, st pancras
19 - 22 june 2016
This exhibition collected portrait works undertaken during Hannah’s time in refugee camps in Jordan, where she partnered with UNHCR and Relief International to organise art projects for children in the camps. These were exhibited alongside her portraits of refugees she has met while volunteering in the Calais ‘Jungle,’ during UK Refugee Week 2016.
There were over 600 visitors to The Crypt Gallery over the four days of the exhibition, including HRH Princess Eugenie.
Hannah's article for the Royal Society of Arts on the importance of coming face to face with the human reality of the refugee crisis can be read here
The exhibition was featured on London Live TV, ITV News and on World Refugee Day 2016 Hannah's refugee portraits were the Sky News Morning Story.
THE DIVINE IMAGE | ON TOUR
The Divine Image exhibition has since been on display in St Stephen's Walbrook, Legatum Institute and Ashurst law firm in London. The portraits travelled to the Scottish Parliament June 2017 and will be in the Saatchi Gallery 1 - 10th September and the Sorbonne in October.
Here you can listen to Hannah's in the Scottish Parliament, for her exhibition there during UK Refugee Week 2017:
During her final year studying History and Arabic at Durham University, Hannah's paintings were on display in Durham Cathedral April - May 2015.
March 2015, the painted UNHCR refugee tents were exhibited in Durham Castle alongsde Hanah's portraits of Syrian refugees she met in Jordan.
EMPTY SHOP | durHAM
Hannah's first exhibition was held in Empty Shop in Durham to raise money for the Oxfam Syria Appeal, November 2014.