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HANNAH FRANK 110TH BIRTHDAY EXHIBITION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1838: tabled on 14 November 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 12 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

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.