It’s always really rewarding and heart-warming to support your local arts and craft scene. This year, with all the strain put on the creative industries, means more than ever. I made a compilation of Top 10 Christmas Presents back in 2016, feel free to have a look. This years includes more creatives I’ve discovered since […]Read more "Shop Local: UK Artists and Makers Christmas Gift Ideas"
Had to google the word ‘thankfulness’ to check if I didn’t just made it up. I never heard of it being used in conversation, I’m more familiar with the word ‘gratitude’ but the sound of ‘thank-ful-ness’ is so much closer tho what I want to express right now. It’s because I feel it resembles by […]Read more "Thankfulness"
‘Ah, the desert… since it only takes one passion to justify an existence. But that’s just it – it was passion for emptiness.’ – Jean Bauldrillard As nature awakes to embrace the spring and the birdsongs are bringing hope and solace to the soul, I’ve been listing in my mind the things I’m grateful for […]Read more "Passion for emptiness"
I seem to have started this post a while ago and left it as ‘draft’, so I decided to keep the title : ) I had an interesting start to the year, and got to the second stage for the selection for the annual exhibition of Royal Society of Watercolour Painters. Didn’t get any further […]Read more "Home is where the Art is…"
I’ve started my first fund-raising page in support of the mental Health Charity Mind. For it, I’ve donated a 100 of my colourful post cards and 100% of the funds raised will go to the charitable cause. So far, it has reached 30% of the target and I really hope for this to increase by […]Read more "Colourful Mind"
As I was drinking Nettle tea this morning I remembered the fairytale about the ‘Wild Swans‘, perhaps an idea for one of my future artworks. I absolutely adored the illustrations in this child book I had. At the time I had little idea what any of the stories was secretly telling me, but now looking […]Read more "Nettle Tea"
Last Saturday I almost accidentally found the LOTT Bazaar, ‘a community shop for talented crafters to rent a space to sell their handcrafted goods and paintings. ‘ It’s in Leamington Old Town, under the railway bridge, on 37 Clements Street. I was greeted by the charismatic smile of Lynne from ‘This is My Art and […]Read more "Discovering LOTT"
Yesterday was the Opening of my first solo exhibition – ‘My Dark Companion’ at Floor One Gallery, Rugby Hall of Fame. My artworks will be on display until 11th of January 2018. I am still totally overwhelmed with excitement. If you would like to visit, information about the address and opening hours is available on […]Read more "Solo Exhibition Opening"
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Dear friends… I am so excited and there is just so much I would like to share with you that I find it difficult to put into words. Today I make a big leap for my little art venture. I am opening my new web page and online shop. https://silvena.co.uk I’ve put my heart and soul […]Read more "Silvena Naive Art Now Launched"