Everyday Magic: For Mary Lennox
Fiber Wall Hanging
Created by Karen McCarthy
Collage construction incorporating artist's original handprinted papers. Media includes pigmented starch paste ('paste paper'), paint, ink, colored pencil, and thread. Collage is constructed and stitched, then mounted on gessoed and painted canvas, ready to hang. Sides of canvas painted in dark green-black. Piece is also treated with satin-finish varnish for u/v protection. signature on front. This piece is one of a series of works by the artist which employs game board imagery and pays tribute to 'women who haven't played by the rules'.