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Penny Lecture: Statues of Women- The Politics and the Practice

Hazel Reeves has a passion for telling stories in bronze of struggles for social justice. She’s committed to redressing the lack of women represented in public art, one statue at a time. Before becoming a sculptor Hazel spent many years promoting women’s rights internationally.

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Hazel is perhaps best known for her bronze public commissions such as suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst in Manchester and the women biscuit factory workers – the Cracker Packers – in Carlisle, first coming to national attention with her statue of Sir Nigel Gresley at King’s Cross Station, London.

Hazel tutors expressive clay portraiture masterclasses at Morley College and is a Member of the Royal Society of Sculptors (MRSS), the Society of Women Artists and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA).