Christine Druitt Preston

Lunch with Miss Olley – Remembering Sam. 5/5, 2018. (Unframed)


Lino block print on Wenzhou paper. Edition of 5. Editioned by the Artist.

Unframed Image size: 28cm. diameter.

Last One available in edition

(Note: Work is rolled in cyclinder for transport)

“Taking content from the sketchbook drawings made during my residency in the Nancy Fairfax studio, March 2018, this lino block print is part of a series of five, refering to Margaret Olley’s much beloved collection of ceramics and Willow Pattern dining china. Conceptually these small prints draw on the practice of dinnerware designers and manufacturers e.g. Wedgewood, Spode and Limoges, by reconfiguring the drawings using a ‘scene’ or ‘still life’ from the sketchbook for each plate’s centre, and a surrounding border incorporating floral motifs drawn from within the central ‘motif’. ~ Christine Druitt Preston 2022.


Christine Druitt Preston’s prints are held in Australian and International Public Collections including:

Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW.
Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY, USA.
Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Centre Collection, NSW.
Bathurst Regional Gallery, NSW.
The State University of New York, NY, USA.
Alfred University, NY, USA.

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