German Protestants made chalk marks on doors or lit candles to count the days leading up to Christmas during the mid 19th century. Today children often open the Advent Calendar and as adults it is easy to forget the excitement that these gave us as a child. Our family loves the build up to Christmas […]Read more "Advent 2017"
EXHIBITION EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY 4TH NOVEMBER Parkside Gallery talks to Sara Kulman about making, materials, working with her husband and her current exhibition. Artist Sara Kulman makes up one half of the team behind Brummagem: Lost City Found. Her unconventional route to becoming an artist (is there ever a conventional route?) brings a refreshing take […]Read more "Spotlight: Sara Kulman"
Brummagem: Lost City Found was a joint exhibition by Andrew Kulman and Sara Kulman it offered a personal reflection on the city and its changing landscape through a series of prints, paper sculptures, artefacts and photography. Press Releases and Blogs ArtRabbit DLUXE Magazine Greater Birmingham Chambers I Choose Birmingham Parkside Gallery: Blog Parkside Gallery: Exhibitions […]Read more "Brummagem Lost City Found"
Decided at long last to use this purchase rather than just admire and keep them in their box. A dozen of these little clips come stored in a matchbox and are made from recycled card. Display postcards and small images without causing damage. Made by Pyloneer.Read more "Daruma Clip"
This project is an extension of the newspaper shoe that I made for a friend. A visit to NY inspired me to find the ‘best’ paper suppliers. At Kate’s Paperie I chose Lama Li Handmade Jazz Fabric Paper in Granite. This flexible paper has the appearance of leather on one side, fabric on the reverse and evokes strong […]Read more "Pavo"
This is made from a simple origami technique that is often used to make bracelets. Scaled up it creates a lovely crown. I used a variety of vintage Child Education posters from the 1960’s and 70’s to construct this crown. These posters have a nice flexible quality to them making them perfect for this project. […]Read more "Forest Crown"
PERU Sponsored Head Shave. 10th January 2015 A slight diversion from my usual posts but I am using this opportunity for my son to express his thanks for all those who have sponsored him for his Peru trip 2016. On Saturday, 10th January 2015 I shaved my dad’s hair. This was to raise money for […]Read more "Sponsored Head Shave"