Fenwick & Lights of Soho Present: Women In Neon

To celebrate the recent International Women’s Day, Fenwick of Bond Street has partnered with Lights of Soho art gallery to exhibit the work of five female artists in a one-off neon exhibition, “Women in Neon”. We took a closer look at the five inspiring artists and their artwork being displayed in store.

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Lights of Soho is London’s leading neon and light-art gallery, functioning as a cultural hub for Soho’s creative community which acts as the global home for creative neon art. In an innovative partnership to celebrate International Women’s Day, Fenwick of Bond Street and Lights of Soho have teamed up to create “Women In Neon”, an art installation curated by Alexa Pearson that celebrates both upcoming and established female artists creating neon art.

Endeavouring to grow neon art beyond its Soho origin, Lights of Soho are proud to illuminate Fenwick of Bond Street with neon art bespoke window displays and a pop-up exhibition in store 20th March.

Take a look below at the inspiring female artists featured in the exhibition and discover their unique neon creations.

Meet The Artists

Diana Chire

Diana Chire is a London based artist who works across sculpture, performance and neon. Her practice frequently employs visual puns and bawdy humour as well as a commentary on female identity.

Federica Marangoni

Federica Marangoni is a Venetian artist and designer, she has worked internationally experimenting on various materials and technological media throughout her career.  She has exhibited in many international museums including MoMA (New York 1980), Peggy Guggenheim Foundation (Venice, 2001) and La Triennale di Milano (2016).

Rebecca Mason

Rebecca Mason is a UK based artist using light to convey the darkness within human life, existence and emotion. Rebecca has exhibited in various locations across the UK including restaurants, bars and galleries.

Linda Bracey

Linda Bracey is creative director of God’s Own Junkyard, founded by her late husband Chris Bracey. Linda has designed neon artworks and studio ranges for several exhibitions at the Lights of Soho gallery, and has also curated an exhibition of her late husband’s artworks in various London galleries.

Lauren Baker

Lauren Baker is a British contemporary multidisciplinary artist who exhibits internationally. Her work explores the fragility of life, energy-fields, the after-life and other dimensions. She has created installations at The V&A and Tate Britain, run art workshops at Tate Modern, and directed the windows of Selfridges.

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The “Women in Neon” pop-up will be on the 3rd floor at Fenwick of Bond Street from 20th March, along with windows displaying the artists’ neon creations - all are available to purchase in store.

Find out more about Lights of Soho here

By Ellie Hamilton