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Posts Tagged ‘Mothering Sunday’

Mother’s Art: Celebrating Women Everywhere for Mothering Sunday

A round up of art produced in response to an open brief to submit work inspired by women.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Virgin of Guadalupe 2- Lally MacBeth
A week ago I posted an open brief to produce artwork inspired by women for Mothering Sunday (celebrated in the UK this weekend). Here are the wonderful results: thanks so much to everyone who took part. If you fancy getting involved there will be another open brief posted soon. In the meantime... enjoy, and make sure you spoil your mum this Sunday.

The Virgin of Guadalupe 4- Lally MacBeth
The Virgin of Guadalupe by Lally MacBeth.
My work almost always uses self-portraiture, exploring the many facets of women and their experience through characters and clothing. This series of photographs was inspired by The Virgin of Guadalupe and her role in Mexican culture as a mother, saint and icon. I have long been fascinated by the representation of saints in paintings and sculpture, in particular their 'caring eyes' and… read more

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Mother’s Day and Women’s History Month Open Brief for Artists

A chance to work on a great new topical piece of work and showcase it to a wide new audience on my website. Read on...

Written by Amelia Gregory

The response to my recent open briefs – for Valentines artwork and fashion illustrations – has been fantastic, so I’ve decided to run another super quick one, giving you just […]

Mothering Sunday 2012: an illustrated ode to Mothers everywhere

Illustrated dedications to wonderful mums everywhere. Why not let your mum know how much you care?

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mothering Sunday by Libby Burns. She helps me grow! As Mothering Sunday (or Mother’s Day, as it has been rebranded in recent times) approaches this year, I felt compelled to […]

Biscuiteers Book of Iced Biscuits: a perfect idea for Mothering Sunday

It's nearly Mothering Sunday... what to do?! All mothers love home made gifts, so how about making your dear mum some delicious iced biscuits? This book will tell you all you need to know.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Biscuiteers Book of Iced Biscuits. All photography by Amelia Gregory. Okay, order so I know it’s Pancake Day, and International Women’s Day. But I want to talk about BISCUITS. And […]