Hartlepool Art Gallery – ‘John McCracken – His Work and Influence’

January-April 2011: the exhibition included two paintings by Nerys: ‘Royalist under Wraps’ (1994), and ‘Mother and Daughter’ (1992), displayed alongside works by Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, and others. McCracken (1936-82), a friend and colleague of Nerys’s, was an artist, a gifted poet, jazz musician and an Art lecturer.