Shailer – Collages – A Unique Form of Art in Cyprus
Exhibition – private show in and around her studio in Catalköy
store room full of paper cuttings sorted by the colour, sorted by the subject,
loads by the tonne, a matter of research in itself…. An art form which requires
passion and patience, love for the work and lots of time. What comes out of all
these ingredients are beautiful art works, most precious…
all started some years ago, Maxene told me – she is a member of our Thursday
Art Group – when
she wanted to get away from water colours, which she did so well – and went to study
a new dimension in art. Read about it under the link my review of her last
wants to show her work in her beautiful garden which is the background of her
working life, with her studio open for visitors as well. I had told her to show
her work in one of the known venues to attract more people but she insisted
that it was to be her place where all the beautiful collages have been created.
add here her last letter and announcement which will give more details…..
Please ask for directions under her email address firstname.lastname@example.org
In less than 3 weeks time I hope very much to welcome you to my home to look at
pictures in a sunny garden.
I've attached the details again in case, like me, you are given to mislaying
invitations and missing things.
If you don't know where we live please email
email@example.com and I'll send clear directions to you.
I hope through the exhibition to raise some money for Tulips, Help Those With
Delia Heptonstall, a much-loved local resident and a very dear friend died last
summer of cancer. Tulips was her rock, offering practical support and endless
Tulips members are all volunteers; they receive no funding and survive on our
During Delia's last days I painted a picture called 'Fly Free,' which is attached
It helped me to think of it as the warm and gentle place that she was going to.
It will be there for you to see at the exhibition and is open for auction to
anyone interested. Offers from £275, which would be the normal selling price.
Bids will be sealed and confidential and the result given towards the end of
There will be prints, cards and book marks of the picture on sale too.
Every penny goes to Tulips.
With my best regards, Maxene