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Monday 01/03/04

Monday 01/03/04

St. David's Day

Hereís a mermaid I bought from a gallery in Aberystwyth, when I was doing a training course in the bindery of the National Library of Wales. The Welsh Arts Council operates a loan scheme called Collectorplan which basically offers interest-free loans to buy pieces of contemporary art priced between £50 - £2000. This wonderful scheme allowed me to blow my very small budget of the time and buy my mermaid who was made by artist Jeff Soan whose work is beautiful and incredibly tactile and sinuous.

So, on St. Davidís Day, letís raise our glasses to the Welsh Arts Council!

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Guest 02-Mar-2004 19:25
Nice aquisition. Very good composition. Superb the "water" created by a great job ligthing. Bravo
jeanb02-Mar-2004 04:31
Congratulations on your aquisition. Thanks for letting us share it with you.
virginiacoastline02-Mar-2004 02:36
This is gorgeous and the shimmery fabric adds the "water" . .very cool!
Scott Hopkins01-Mar-2004 23:38
Very nice shot...I like the colors on this a lot.
Jill01-Mar-2004 22:50
I hold my glass out in a toast. Thank you for sharing a traditional holiday with us.
Gregg Morris01-Mar-2004 21:55
Interesting piece. Great job lighting up the "water".
dazedgonebye01-Mar-2004 21:03
Very nice piece. I like the way you've given the feel of water to the display. Gets a vote.