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I am an artist living and working in the West of Ireland. I make drawings,clothes,ZINES and artists books,short films and beloved objects. I have a stall at the Saturday Galway Market (from early february approx through till the last saturday before christmas) ...... if you would like to contact me further please email queenjaneosullivan (at)gmail(dot)com Thanks for visiting !

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

The week I found Bambi and Mairin and Holly....

dear sweet bambi westport co mayo

The land of love
acrylic and pen on photo july 2008

chagallian bouquet

inspired jewellary hot off the um.. um. !

the most amazing necklace that I have made in a long time
I had such a lovely week and everything just seemed to flow......
made some kick ass jewellary and met Bambi and she is real ,I KNEW IT !! I received a chagallian bouquet of flowers from a dear friend and it is so going to feature in something , well it has already AND... had the loveliest visit from two of my patrons who just "got" the jewellary straight away. Mairin and Holly , I just adore you both xx

" Life is more important than art, thats what makes art so important "

ink and gold pen on old shop display board 2008

The above is a quote fom the American writer James Baldwin 1924-1987 I like it a lot ....... the struggles between life and art, one negating the other, both dependant on the other ,the dog trying to catch its tail.
ho hum, all I know is that to make any sense of my life , this life.... I have to make it,remake it and keep doing it in many forms until I feel a connection to something or someone and then, momentarily I feel human and real.
I guess its a sense of recognition that there is a thin veil between this life and another life . In the words of the Greek poet Sappho .....
Whatever one loves , is