Made by Gail Kelly
‘Willow’ printed card from an original linocut on Irish linen by Gail Kelly, Algan Arts. Handmade in County Down, Northern Ireland
Text on back: ‘Willow – Willows ofter grow near water and some types are still used to make baskets and artists’ charcoal. A tree of enchantment and mystery the willow is a poet’s tree and is associated with intuition, eloquence and creativity.’
Card and white envelope, blank inside for your own message. Size: length 14cm, height 14cm
About the maker:
“My images are inspired by the countryside where I live along with gorgeous gardens and beautiful landscapes I have seen on my travels in Ireland and Britain.
I also design and publish Algan Arts greetings cards. I have a B.A. Hons from the Art College in Belfast and a M.F.A. in Fine Art Printmaking from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, USA.
I have been in business, trading as Algan Arts, since 1995. I use my Victorian cast iron press to print my linocuts on irish linen. It was made in 1837!”