My show of new sculptures inspired by 'Old Wives' tales, proverbs and idioms that use animals to illustrate their meanings opens on May 26th at Jack Tierney Gallery, Aberdeen.
I had great fun in asking peoples' help in sourcing these sayings from around the World, some are instantly familiar and, hopefully, many will bring a smile, reminding us of our Human frailty and weakness, but also our strength, kindness and humour. It is always good to stay aware of our own foibles.
Most of these pieces in the show have been made from recycled materials and 'found' objects, some from rubbish skips, some left at my door by neighbours who know me and many pieces found at Jumble and Car boot sales, what is someone else's rubbish, is treasure to me!
The individual pieces can be seen on my Facebook page along with their own individual proverb/saying with my own thoughts about each piece.