A range of prints and greeting cards that sing with vibrant colour and the lustre of pure gold. The effect is opulent and luxurious. Taking inspiration from ordinary everyday things which are made extraordinary! Images of beautiful yet broken vessels featuring native Irish and garden flora are a unique fusion of Japanese ceramics and Irish flora.
“My work makes people feel better. They smile and see a world of hope and reassurance. These ideas are proving very popular right now as self awareness, personal fulfillment, well-being and resilience are becoming more and more relevant.”
The ancient Japanese practice of kintsugi, repairing broken porcelain using gold, and associated ideas like wabi sabi, beauty that is imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete; acceptance of change and fate as aspects of human life all come together in these beautiful mixed media works of art.
Mary delights in nature. Her keen interest in heritage and the realisation that trees have long been cherished in Irish mythology and folklore inspired her to paint blossoms, fruit, buds, catkins all teeming with symbolism and stories. Each design has it's own tale to tell...
Sweet and delicious when ripe and a favourite hedgerow berry eaten straight from the bush. But every child in Ireland is warned never to eat them after Oíche Shamhna (Halloween) !
These Fine Art Giclée Prints* are hand embellished with a pure gold leaf monogram, feature a handwritten title and are signed by the artist. They are printed on 308gsm Hahnemühle 100% cotton paper using archival pigmented inks.
Print mount / inner frame dimensions
Large* 400 x 400mm approx. 16 x 16ins
Medium* 300 x 300mm approx. 12 x 12ins
Small 230 x 230mm approx. 9 x 9ins
Note. The small print is on archival photo paper, features a handwritten title and is signed by the artist.