Lanterns symbolise the inner light that guides us through periods of darkness. They encourage us to find our inner strength by illuminating our life journey in the world. Delicate silk objects capture the light, creating shimmering effects and moving slightly when a person goes nearby as if engaging with that person, inviting them to stop, pay attention and enjoy the moment.
Size: 12 x 16 inch
Framed: The artwork doesn’t need framing. Ready to hang.
Medium: Silk paint on silk, hand-painted silk objects
About the Artist
Maria Shanina is a designer and artist, creating out of her studio in Ottawa, Ontario, where she works with textiles and mixed media. Maria creates delicate contemporary textile works by painting directly on silk and then carefully and meticulously disassembling her paintings to create new compositions. Captivated by the ancient oriental art of silk painting, Maria explores ways of balancing the expressiveness of flowing paint and minimalist design.
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