JM001 Janet Mathewson "Where will you plant your garden?" Edition II. 2013. $250. Original, signed, printed by the artist, limited edition of 50, Linocut print. 45.5cm H x 38cm W. Hahnemuehle Sumi paper, 80 gm weight. Sustainable NZ pine frame with glass, made locally. New beginnings often require a childlike faith & a certain awkwardness. Inspired by the resilience of Afghans we met in refugee camps, who planted flowers by their shelters on barren land.
This print was done by hand, using traditional methods of handheld rollers & barens, not a printing press. This leads to slight variations in darkness and texture which are one of the enjoyable characteristics of the handprinting process. Only about 10 prints were made in the 1st edition. Final edition printed 2013.