Collage inspired by Minna

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The Castlemaine Art Museum is currently holding an exhibition of the work of the young artist, Minna Gilligan.

Minna creates her work using mixed media including collage. She likes painting a background of bright colours then applying images cut from magazines from the 60s and 70s. The originals can be the size of an A4 page. Some are then supersized by being digitally printed onto much larger pieces of fabric.

Her work was exhibited in a room where the walls had been painted bright pink, red and orange. The effect was eye popping.

Minna’s exhibition inspired me to create two small collages. This is the first one I finished. I have added stickers and images cut from magazines to a printed background which was the front cover of a magazine.

I have yet to complete the other collage.

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4 Responses

  1. What a beautiful collage, well done.

    • Thank you, Susan. Whilst this collage was inspired by Minna’s work, it very much reflects my own style.

  2. Really pretty and fun, Margaret.

  3. Hi, I am glad you like this collage. Minna’s work is imbued with fun and I wanted to capture this in my collage.

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