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Serendib

Original painting Sold, oil on canvas, 1500 x 1500mm, 2005

Long ago Muslim traders talked of Sri Lanka as the island of Serendib, from which was derived the word serendipity (meaning fortunate accident). Having lived in Sri Lanka for three years while I was growing up, I was deeply troubled by the the devistating Boxing Day tsunami in 2004. Since then however, I have also been touched by stories of hope, survival and unbelievable luck despite the odds. The girl in this painting is a child of Serendib and to me, she embodies the spirit of serendipity.

Limited Edition Print

Limited edition of 75 prints available on matte paper of museum archival quality. Image size is 550 x 550mm and is surrounded by an unprinted white border. All prints are proofed by the artist before she signs, titles, dates and numbers them. Shipping is FREE within NZ and $35 everywhere else (prices are NZD). Unframed print arrives sealed in protective tube or sleeve.

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