Made by Gail Kelly
Swallows printed card from an original linocut on Irish linen by Gail Kelly, Algan Arts. Handmade in County Down, Northern Ireland
Text on back: ‘Swallows return home to the same nests every spring after spending the winter in Africa. Their safe arrival at the end of a long journey is a sign of constancy and hope.’
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!”