Title: Boro Sampler
Size: 61cm x 55cm
Medium: Mixed Media, Monoprint with Chine Collé

Additional Information

A collage of hand printed papers

Inspiration for this artwork comes from Japanese Boro Cloth.

Boro means ‘rags’ in Japanese and refers to the clothing and textiles created in rural northern Japan by repeatedly patching and mending cloth to extend its lifespan.

Price: £300

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About the Artist

Linda MacKinnon is a Scottish artist living and working in East Lothian.

She studied Sculpture at Edinburgh College of Art and worked as a teacher for several years. In 2000, combining her art training with a passion for plants, she established and ran a busy garden design practice in the area for the following 17 years.

Throughout this period she attended printmaking courses at Edinburgh Printmakers and Leith school of art and participated in group exhibitions around Edinburgh and East Lothian.

Today, printmaking forms the basis of her art practice. Using and combining various techniques and substrates to produce a wide range of collage papers with which to ‘build’ each unique piece.
Inspiration is found in nature’s naturally occurring patterns as well as in linear structure and architectural forms.

She exhibits predominantly at Number Four Gallery.