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Women in Academia | Call for Creative Entries

08 March 2019 - 06 April 2019

To celebrate this, and the significant role women play in research and teaching at University of Southampton, WiSET+, working in partnership with John Hansard Gallery, Winchester School of Art and the intersectionalities: identities – politics – cultures research group (iPIC).
You may wish to highlight the work of a female colleague, tutor or student, or you could explore the impact of a contemporary academic working on exciting projects, or a significant role model from history. You could take inspiration from the individual themselves or their area of research, they could be working at the University of Southampton, nationally or internationally. You can explore the theme in any way you wish. Your response can be in any medium (painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, poetry, film, textiles, clay, digital etc.) and any size. 
Anyone, of any age or gender, can take part. You do not have to work at the University of Southampton or be in an academic role to submit an entry. 
Entries will be exhibited at John Hansard Gallery and The Winchester Gallery at Winchester School of Art during Summer 2019.  
John Hansard Gallery exhibition:
Wednesday 19 - Saturday 22 June
The Winchester Gallery, Winchester School of Art exhibition:
Wednesday 26 - Saturday 29 June
Competition winners will be revealed at a celebration event at John Hansard Gallery on Tuesday 25 June, along with winners of a children’s award chosen from work produced at a free family art workshop at John Hansard Gallery on Saturday 22 June (12-4pm).
If you would like to submit work, please complete the attached (link) ‘intention to submit’ form by the (date). Materials bursaries available by discussion. 
Deadline for intention to submit: Tuesday 30 April 2019
Deadline for receipt of artworks: Friday 31 May 2019
If you have any questions, please email:
Click HERE to download the application form. Please submit completed forms to
About WiSET+ 
At the University of Southampton, WiSET+ is a group made up of staff across different faculties that aims to support women, enabling them to achieve their full potential by shaping university policies and culture. In 2018 Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology (WiSET) welcomed colleagues from all disciplines and we became WiSET+.
invites champions of equality from around the world to speak at the prestigious Campbell Lectures. 
recognises individuals at University of Southampton that go above and beyond their role to promote gender equality through the WiSET awards.
raises the visibility of women at University of Southampton, recently commissioning two mosaic pieces of art made from hundreds of photographs of university women showcased in the Hartley Library.
supports the university wide Athena SWAN activities, reviewing the promotion process, raising the importance of work-life balance, mentoring and running equality, diversity and inclusion events. 

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