Silk Scarves . Bathed in Sunshine ….
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Sarah Wallace-Smith in collaboration with Angela Clark
Limited Edition Artist Scarves
I’m a lover of art in all its forms. I've been fortunate enough in my life to be surrounded by artworks from famous artists whose works hang in the big galleries to street art , children’s art and unknown artists' art . What I love most of all and look for when I’m choosing art for myself is the story behind the artwork . Who was the artist, why did they compose their image that way and what inspired them .
I certainly know that when I create jewellery there are a million little things that build up before my creations takes form .
Never so much as the past two years have we been forced to draw on what has been immediately happening around us as we create .
For some of us we’ve been forced to look deeply into the why, where and how of life to gain perspective and inspiration.
These are the things that drew me to Sarah and Lauren in search of art to print onto silk that I hoped would resonate with you as it has with me .
Let me tell you a little about Sarah Wallace-Smith, first and the two paintings of hers we have printed on silk ……
Sarah is an award winning Bendigo based Artist .
Sarah loves to look past the heroes and victims as she mines fields of historical and cultural data, scuffing around in the detritus of the everyday. ,
For example,old photos that never made it to the album exposing clues as to the landscape and environment of the time.
2020 has really made me make each day count , says Sarah. Her passion for drawing flora and fauna , creating more abstracted , symbolic work allows her the freedom to be bold and take chances .
Cockatoo ….. Bathed in sunshine, soaked in rain
In Sarah’s ‘visitors’ series of paintings she set herself a challenge , to use two or three colours on each painting and to add a bird or animal that had visited her garden during the long months of our Victorian Lockdown.
I just love the vibrance of these colours and the beautiful sulphur crested cockatoo, a real symbol of country Victorian living !
Each scarf is made with 100% Pure Silk Twill with hand rolled edges .
Measurements : 90 x90 cm’s