Women In Fife 2021: International Women's Day
This year, OnFife marks International Women’s Day 2021 with a packed programme celebrating and showcasing women artists and creatives in Fife.
Hosted by Broadcaster, podcaster and author Lisa May Young, we will hear from 4 creative women in Fife: Emma Lynne Harley, Rachael Nixon, Eilidh Ellery and Rachel Louise Lee. They will join us to share their work, their story and how their creative practice has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Emma Lynne Harley is a theatre maker, director and performer from Dunfermline who has worked internationally and across the UK. She is an attached artist with the Lyceum Theatre’s L20 programme, is currently making work with their company Siren, and on Knights Theatre Jennie Lee: Tomorrow is a New Day.
Rachel Louise Lee graduated in 2015 from DJCAD with a BA Hons (First Class) in Fine Art. She received the Bernard Cooper Memorial Award for best portfolio of work in the year. Rachel has since featured in several exhibitions and publications and currently works alongside interior designers to bring art into homes.
Eilidh Ellery is a Queer, Scottish, Disabled Interdisciplinary Artist, Experimental Historian, Storyteller, Musical Comedian & Problem Solver. From Mon 8 March, Eilidh is OnFife Artist-in-Resident, and will be delivering a 4 - week workshop series to introduce dance in a safe and tailored way for disabled bodies.
Rachael Nixon is a professional Milliner and business owner at Chanix Millinery. She set up her business in 2019 from home, and has since become an International Award-Winning Milliner, finalist for 'Best Wedding Accessory Provider' at the Scottish Wedding Awards 2020, and No.1 Scotland Magazine's 2020 Business Innovator of the year award recipient.
Supported by Creative Scotland with funding from Scottish Government
Information and details of how to join the online group will be sent via email at 9am on the day of the session. Keep an eye on your inbox! Please check your junk/spam folder.