Helen Snell is part of a group of nine artists taking part in the New, Found Treasures exhibition at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth.
The newly commissioned works, of which Helen’s is a flotilla of paperworks, explore themes of courage, hardship, remembrance, love, freedom and reconciliation and inspired by the collections and unique access to the archives.
The exhibition marks the centenary and the opening of the Dockyard Museum in 1911, which became the Royal Naval Museum and is now the National Museum of the Royal Navy.
Other artists included are Linda Baker, Anita Bruce, Jan Byrne, Zannah Cooper, Mel Day, Sandra Hurll, Julieanne Long and Batool Showghi and covers fine art ceramics to ethereal stitched sculptures, mixed media Art Books, photography and textile pieces.
• the exhibition continues to December 30, 2011
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