Eleanor Pearce

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Eleanor Pearce is an artist, educator and curator living and working in Forest Gate.

Her work in Newham has included teaching adult art classes at The Gate Library, an art club for the over 50s, family workshops for Newham Heritage Week, an outdoor landscape drawing workshop for Party in the Park, and the launch event for Bloomin’ Forest Gate. To date, she has organised three large scale exhibitions at The Gate Library to showcase her students work. In August 2020, following the end of the first Covid–19 Lockdown Eleanor launched a successful outdoor programme of art classes for her students at The Forest Gate Community Garden and The Grove Guesthouse, E7 entitled Art in the Garden.

Eleanor has exhibited at sites of historical interest including The Caledonian Park Clock Tower, The Crypt Gallery, St Pancras, and Perrot’s Folly, Birmingham as well as The Gate Library and The Forest Gate Community Garden in east London. 

Eleanor held the role of Director of art at Islington Arts factory, 2006 – 2020, where she led and delivered arts educational programmes for adults and children, and curated on the annual exhibition programme across its two galleries.

Eleanor Pearce's Records
116 Woodgrange Road, E7
April 2021

As part of Drawing Woodgrange Road, Past and Present, students looked into the history of the shops on Woodgrange high street. This is some information uncovered during the online art...


Woodgrange Road, E7
March 2021

As part of Drawing Woodgrange Road, Past and Present, Photographer Tony Morrison was commissioned to re-photograph the scenes from his collection of postcards of the Woodgrange Road dating from the...


Woodgrange Road, E7
1 May 2021

Demonstrating the links between Independent traders on the high street today, and the history of traders from the past. These connections were brought to life through the creative medium of...


Eleanor Pearce's Events
Throughout May 2021

Drawing Woodgrange Road, Past and Present, is an exhibition showcasing drawings and paintings by local people inspired by the history of the high street. Join us on a walk around... FULL DETAILS +

  • Free
  • All Ages

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