Carole Hensher RE
Printmaker and painter
The British artist, Carole Hensher RE, who died on
October 20, 2014,
practised in a variety of media, including printmaking (primarily lithography,
dry-point and etching), painting and textile sculpture. (Announcement).
The Independent published a full-page illustrated obituary on January 17, 2015.
Carole was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers (RE) and a member of the Printmakers Council. She
belonged to the Southbank Printmakers organisation and worked regularly at Artichoke workshop.
She was a frequent contributor to the specialist magazine Printmaking Today.
Two memorial exhibitions on London's South Bank...
Carole Hensher at Southbank Printmakers
A wide range of artwork by Carole Hensher was shown in a tribute exhibition
at the Southbank Printmakers Gallery, May 4 to May 17, 2015.
Original Prints 2015
The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers devoted a memorial section to work by Carole Hensher
their Original Prints 2015 exhibition, at Bankside Gallery, May 8 to June 6, 2015.
Click for details of previous
exhibitions and solo shows and
galleries handling the artist's work.
Click for details of these and other news items.
- Carole Hensher's work has been used to illustrate the photolithography
section of The Printmakers' Bible (Megan Fishpool & Colin Gale / Bloomsbury Publishing).
The front cover (shown here) features her lithograph, Shiny Shoes.
- Interview - with Carole Hensher
by BBC London.
- On Distant Shores - Article by Carole Hensher in Printmaking Today (Vol 21 No 2 Summer Edition) about
the life, work and teaching philosophy of the artist Francis Tinsley RE.
- Talk at London gallery by the artist about her work.
- Major international bank purchases work for permanent collection.
Many of the prints shown on this site are available for purchase, along with
various paintings and constructions. The artist's legacy is handled by her husband,
Chris Hensher, who can be contacted via
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