Honey Bees Card
Made by Gail Kelly
Honey Bees printed card from an original linocut on Irish linen by Gail Kelly, Algan Arts. Handmade in County Down, Northern Ireland
Text on back: ‘Honey Bees – Honey is well known for its curative properties and in Ireland, Saint Gobnait, the patron saint of bees and beekepers, used honey to cure illness and heal the sick. Bees are an integral part of our ecosystem and are linked with industriousness 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!”