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Ghost Orchid

Ghost Orchid

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Artist: Wendy Rose Heath

Medium: Linocut

Dimensions: Paper Size 38 x 38cm / Image Size 30 x 30cm

Edition: 1

Work will be dispatched on completion of the Endless Forms, Most Beautiful exhibition closes on the 13 July.

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  • About this print

    These six images chart my journey through the loss of a dear friend. I was researching endangered species for this exhibition when she passed away. I imagined she went to Florida where her parents lived for many years. I imagined accompanying her, helping her on her way. Ghost Orchid is endangered, in part, because the USA felled thousands of Bald Cypresses to build aircraft carriers during WW2. It is the Bald Cypress in southern Florida and Cuba that is home to Ghost Orchid.

  • Endless Forms, Most Beautiful

    A new bestiary and herbarium for at risk species by artists from Northern Print.

    “Endless Forms Most Beautiful” is made possible with The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Thanks to National Lottery players, we have been able to support visits, new printmaking and school’s programme for this project.

    Northern Print artists bring together traditional printmaking and the natural world with a series of new prints highlighting the diversity of species that are categorised as ‘at risk’.

    The ‘endless forms’ include marine life; plants; birds; insects and mammals with many familiar and much-loved species as well as less known and intriguing creatures that have captured the imagination and hearts of Northern Print’s artists.

    This exhibition of 45 new prints has been made following a series of visits to our region’s natural history collections and habitats and represents the tiniest tip of the iceberg of our natural world under threat.

    The artwork includes a range of approaches and printmaking processes – including heritage craft skills also deemed at risk including letterpress and mould-made papers

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