House of Commons
EDM #1838
Tabled 14 November 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House celebrates the life of the late Glasgow artist Hannah Frank; notes that the artist studied at the Glasgow School of Art and University of Glasgow in the 1920s and 1930s and is recognised as a key figure in the Art Nouveau, Glasgow Style movement; recognises that her work has been exhibited in the Royal Scottish Academy, Royal Academy and Royal Glasgow Institute; commends the students who have organised an exhibition in commemoration of the artist's 110th birthday in the University of Glasgow memorial Chapel; understands that the exhibition will run from 19 November 2018 until 6 February 2019 and will feature a selection of original drawings, prints, and sculptures from the artist as well as creative workshops, guest speakers, and weekly open tours; welcomes the efforts that have been made in partnership with Visibility Glasgow to ensure that the exhibition is accessible to people with impaired vision; appreciates that the students have worked closely with the artist's niece Fiona Frank, and with the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities; and encourages the public to come along to the exhibition and participate in the celebration of Hannah Frank's life and work.