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Lil Brookes - Vibrant Artworks Inspired By The Rich Textile Heritage of Scotland

Heart & Flowers - Acrylic - 2016 - 25 x 30cms
Paisley Bid - Acrylic - 2017 - 25 x 30cms
Paisley Multiflora - Acrylic - 2019 - 30 x 40cms
Paisley Impression - Acrylic - 2018 - 50 x 70cms
When Mack Met Paisley - Acrylic - 2018 - 60 x 80cms

Biography

Lil Brookes

I have drawn and painted since childhood but it was only when my life circumstances changed three years ago that I decided to take the leap into the unknown and start my own small business. My small business is Gatekeeper Art and I wear two "hats" for this as an artist and as a social historian with a community practice. My love of everything related to the culture and heritage of Scotland informs and inspires all of my work. My artwork is particularly inspired by the rich textile heritage of Paisley and Renfrewshire...so the traditional Paisley pattern features a lot in my work as well as patterns from the Turkey Red dye industry and patterns inspired by the Art & Craft movement.

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Medium

  • Acrylic

Location

  • Strathclyde

Membership

Artwork Sales

  • This artist does not currently have Original Artwork or Prints for sale with Scotland's Artists

Recent Exhibitions

Paisley Make - "pop up" exhibition, Paisley Abbey 2016
New Cunninghame Open Art Exhibition - The Barony, West Kilbride, 2018
Burns Squared 2 - Robert Burns Birthplace Museum - March - April 2019

Other Information

I sell cards, prints and original canvases at stockists in the west end of Glasgow, Paisley, Clydebank and West Kilbride. I also take commissions.

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