*Limited Time Only* Regal Bananas Print available on vegan suede Cushions

UPDATE December 5th, 2017
Although voting is now closed, cushion sales on Wraptious have been extended until further notice!

I'm excited to be a part of the Wraptious Art competition for Winter '17.  They now offer FREE delivery on all UK orders and are now available as giant 95cm square floor cushions too.

BUT... they're only available to buy for a limited period at this special price. Sales close on the Saturday 2nd of December, just in time for Christmas!

SHOP Regal Banana Cushions from the Wraptious site with FREE delivery HERE

The cushions are all made from Vegan Suede with an optional plump duck feather or fibre filling interior. The cushion fabric has a sumptuously soft matt velvet texture.

Now you can bring the imperial life to your own interior with a touch of Regal Banana luxury!

Every sale gives the artist 50 points in the competition, and every Facebook like/share 1 point. The winning artist will be promoted by Wraptious for 2 years.

Backing colours availableΒ 

Backing colours available 

PRODUCT FEATURES

  • Printed on Vegan Suede 
  • Choice of 4 Vegan Suede backing colours
    (Black, Stone,  Charcoal or White)
  • Concealed zip closure in side seam
  • Machine washable at 30Β°c
  • Printed & Handmade in the UK 
  • FREE delivery from Wraptious

COMPOSITION & SIZE

  • Square faux velvet exterior (cover ONLY from Β£23.95)
  • Fibre filling (from Β£28.95)
  • Duck Feather filling (from Β£34.95)
  • Available in 3 sizes
    W: 45cm; L: 45cm
    W: 60cm; L: 60cm
    or *NEW W: 95cm; L: 95cm FLOOR CUSHIONS

(Please Note that colours may vary slightly on different monitors)

SHOP Regal Banana Cushions from the Wraptious site with FREE delivery HERE

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100% Southend - Private View at Twenty One

Was great to see such a diverse range of work last night at the launch of Twenty One, the new culture venue opposite Southend Pier.  A great renovation and can't wait to sit outside when the weather gets back to 'normal' for a sunny Southend summer.

If you get a chance to have a look, one of my pieces on The Shore apartments in Westcliff is part of the exhibition. Image #23.

β€˜100% Southend’ is a Focal Point Gallery 2014 project, which explores how people engage with culture. The exhibition has brought together a diverse range of over 110 two dimensional works from both established and emerging artists across the SS postcodes to launch Twenty One as a venue for Southend’s community.  

'100% Southend'
Twenty One
Unit 21, Art Venue & Cafe, Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2EH
27 July to 1 October 2017

Silent Auction - Leigh Art Trail fundraising event

How the Leigh Art Trail auction will work in 2017...

This year each Leigh Art Trail artist must donate one of piece to be included in a silent auction.  Instead of having one central location where all the work will be displayed and auctioned off, each artist will exhibit it in their own venue.

I have selected a Limited Edition GiclΓ©e print of my Purple Pirouette 1.   Printed by professional Fine Art printers on HahnemΓΌhle German Etching 310gsm paper it is the first edition of 75 prints.

Bid cards and a box will be provided with an explanation of how it all works.  Any visitor who wants to place a β€˜silent bid’ on work simply fills out the card with their details and bid and puts it in the box provided.

As well as raising much needed funds for the Art Trail, the auction will provide an opportunity to donate money to the local charity Peaceful Place.  This is a charity who help and support people with young onset dementia and those that care for them.  More information can be found at www.peacefulplace.co.uk

Leigh Art Trail opens TOMORROW!

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The Leigh Art Trail opens tomorrow, Saturday the 10th June and finishes Saturday 17th June.

This year the trail is CELEBRATING 20 YEARS of CREATIVITY
Leigh Art Trail is a not for profit, volunteer run, community engagement organisation,
showcasing the work of local contemporary artists & designers.

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Cushion designs from the Seaside collection have arrived!

The designs from my Seaside collection have now come into realisation and are on vegan suede cushions. They will be available to order at the Leigh Art Trail 2017 - which is only a week away and commences 10th June!

Cushions printed by Wraptious during Spring 2017 competition. This year I didn't make it as a finalist (over 700 artists this year) but thanks so much everyone that voted and purchased cushions!

The Spring Wraptious cushion competition has begun!

The Spring Wraptious cushion competition has started... If you would like to vote for or buy any of my designs that would be fantastic :D
Last year, thanks to your support, I was a finalist! 

The winning artist will be promoted by Wraptious for two years, and they will also proudly display their entries at the Harrogate Trade Show in July!!

8 artists will be shortlisted based on points gained from either:
a) Cushion sales (50 points per sale)
b) Facebook likes of either: i) The FB like button on your entry page on Wraptious, ii) The FB post they create of entries, iii) the individual photos they also post on FB. (1 point)

Points will count as soon as work is visible below, through to 28th May. A further 5 shortlisted entries will be chosen by Wraptious. Shortlisted entries will then be shared with a panel of over 50 industry experts from trade and retail across the UK.

All 3 designs can be viewed here: https://www.wraptious.com/search?q=victoria+sills

3 patterns from the Seaside Collection entered into a competition!

I've just entered 3 pieces into the Summer Wraptious competition. Last year I managed to get into the final with 533 entrants taking part.  This year the competition is open to countries all over the world, the winning artist will be promoted on their site for two years, and will have the opportunity to display their work at the Harrogate Trade Show in July!

Winter 2016 competition: https://www.victoriasills.com/victoriasills/very-excited-have-just-discovered-im-a-finalist

Greeting cards are almost ready!

Crow Stone - Collage print pattern
The Crow Stone is a boundary stone which formerly marked the limits of London city law.  Also known as Crowstone or City Stone it stands on the mud at the bottom of Crowstone Avenue in Chalkwell (Southend-on-Sea). 

Redcaps  - Collage print pattern
The Redcaps print takes its name from the Chalkwell Redcaps, an open water social swimming group based in Southend-on-Sea.  This collection plays with the Dada concept of chance. An initial random placement of collaged photography offered a way of letting go of conscious control.

Beach Hut Lollies - Black  - Collage print pattern
This print features a photograph of the pastel coloured fibre-glass changing huts located along Chalkwell Esplanade. The Seaside collection plays with the Dada concept of chance. An initial random placement of collaged photography offered a way of letting go of conscious control.

Shapes - Yellow  - Collage print pattern
The Shapes print uses offcuts of other collaged elements alongside a photograph of a beach groyne and its reflection near The Leas in Westcliff-on-Sea. The Seaside collection plays with the Dada concept of chance, a way of letting go of conscious control.