Anchoring the Gap by Kim Major-George
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A thought-provoking hand pulled collagraph by Kim Major-George.
Kim describes this piece, "This is a depiction of the yawning gap felt by many people across the world, trying to navigate their struggles with mental health. I placed the connecting bridges of hope as a way to move forward."
An edition of 4; each hand pulled collagraph is numbered and signed by the artist.
Supplied double mounted in a grey frame.
Outer size: Approx. 64cm x 61cm
About Kim Major-George
Kim, an established printmaker, is known for her unusual approach to printing, she adopts the use of innovative finishes and mounting and has taken the field of collagraph hand pulled printing in many different directions.
She is the author of 3 technical printing books, After graduating from Art college in the 70’s, Kim art career has spanned over 40 years ranging from designing for interiors, freelance surface pattern and illustrating for many high profile clients.
Kim spends her year developing new innovative techniques, which she teaches from
her studio in Buckinghamshire, and exhibiting in solo and group exhibitions up and
down the country.
Kim says : Fascinated by mark making, I am constantly finding new materials and
components to burn, dissolve and adhere to my printing plate. My interests in Man’s
connection to Gaia, Ancient philosophy, and poetry, and the marks we leave, good
and bad, form most of my ideas and images that feed into the flow of my yearly
On many occasions, I have collaborated with poets who, by putting words to my
work and exhibitions, have created a powerful statement on these themes.
Having been in printmaking for over 15 years, I find the different ways of inking and
pulling the plate through my traditional press are constantly changing, the hand
embellishing with gold leaf and crackle still retains its delight and the creative
process in my studio is an exciting adventure.