A New Exhibition

5 Nov

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In it’s final week! Appearing in the Womens Arts Association exhibition at Cardiff’s Llanover Hall until December 12th 2016.

A few days ago I finished a short residency at the lovely Galerie Simpson where I had the space and time to develop a new piece of art. I’m a 2 dimensional artist, I have a 2D brain and I experimented with making something 3 dimensional, without the benefit of a 3D brain. I was inspired by one of my favourite artists, Käthe Kollwitz and worked with an image created from a rubber stamp that I had made from a silkscreen print of her I had done from a drawing. I printed with Intaglio Printmaker Litho / Relief ink thinned with some Extender onto Japanese Shiohara paper. I incorporated text which was a sort of love letter to Käthe, using Uni Pin fineline pens. I stitched it on an Edwardian Singer sewing machine and the work is supported with 2mm aluminium armature wire.

The work has been accepted into a Womens Arts Association exhibition that begins tomorrow in Cardiff. Please pop in to the opening event on November 11th if you’re passing 😀

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11 Responses to “A New Exhibition”

  1. annerose November 6, 2016 at 17:40 #

    Congratulations! 3D does work for you. I love Kathe Kollwitz

  2. Leonie Andrews November 6, 2016 at 09:56 #

    Congrats Rosie, it’s looking fantastic.

  3. anna warren portfolio November 6, 2016 at 04:20 #

    That has turned out so well – its a really beautiful object. You are now a 3D thinker! And congratulations on being accepted into the show.

  4. Alli Farkas November 5, 2016 at 21:54 #

    Congrats on your entry in the show!

  5. Margaret Parker Brown November 5, 2016 at 19:57 #

    I have been watching the progression of this project, so ever curious where you were taking it. What a wonderful tribute to Kathe Kollwitz, one of my favorite artists.

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