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Knitted Abstract Painting - Krysia

Knitted Abstract Painting - Krysia

Wool, fleese and ribbon

2015

Knitted Abstract Painting - Emme

Knitted Abstract Painting - Emme

Wool, fleese, ribbon

2015

Knitted Abstract Painting - Sim

Knitted Abstract Painting - Sim

Wool, fleese and ribbon

2015

Cliché Tea Towel (red)

Cliché Tea Towel (red)

Hand silkscreen on 100% white linen tea towel, edition of 1000

2013

Cliché Tea Towel (detail)

Cliché Tea Towel (detail)

Hand silkscreen on 100% white linen tea towel, edition of 1000

2013

Cliché Tea Towel (gallery installation)

Cliché Tea Towel (gallery installation)

100% white linen tea towel, edition of 1000

2013

Cliché Tea Towel (blue)

Cliché Tea Towel (blue)

Hand silkscreen on 100% white linen tea towel, edition of 1000

2013

Cliché Tea Towel (black)

Cliché Tea Towel (black)

Hand silkscreen on 100% white linen tea towel, edition of 1000

2013

Cliché Tea Towel (detail)

Cliché Tea Towel (detail)

Hand silkscreen on 100% white linen tea towel, edition of 1000

2013

Sugar Poles Apart

Sugar Poles Apart

Archival Inkjet Print on Paper, edition of 25

2013

Crème de la Ain't

Crème de la Ain't

Archival Inkjet Print on Paper, edition of 25

2013

What's Better than a Slap in the Face

What's Better than a Slap in the Face

Archival Inkjet Print on Paper, edition of 25, 2013

'Ubiquitous clichés regain some minor usefulness by becoming tea towels and pencils, whilst new, hybridized phrases proclaim the creative possibilities of art. Works from the series are folded back into the everyday as artist multiples' Contemporary Art Blogs, www.contemporaryartblogs.com/sally-ann-rowland, 2013

It Will All End in Afraid to Ask

It Will All End in Afraid to Ask

Archival Inkjet Print on Paper, edition of 25

2013

Pretty as a Picture from Scratch

Pretty as a Picture from Scratch

Archival Inkjet Print on Paper, edition of 25

2013

Drown Your Sorrows Event

Drown Your Sorrows Event

Archival Inkjet Print on Paper, edition of 25

2013

Cotton embroidery thread and beads, 2003

Fox glove (Digitalis Purpurea)

Cotton embroidery thread and beads, 2003


'Looking like something you might find in Martha Stewart’s prison cell, Sally-Ann Rowland’s pretty, beaded cross-stitched samplers lend a dose of acid to a fondly domestic pursuit. Instead of ‘Home Sweet Home’ or other such saccharine homilies, Rowland’s framed embroidery sports terms of resignation, like ‘Oh well’ or ‘I don’t understand’, or even expletives. Don’t look for cherubs or butterflies cavorting about her handiwork either: Poisonous plants and mushrooms are the subject matter, alluding to the historical association between females and poisoning …' Ellen Fox, ‘Home sweet home isn’t all that sweet’, Chicago Tribune, 2004

Cotton embroidery thread and beads

Poison Ivy (Rhus Toxicodendron)

Cotton embroidery thread and beads

2003

Cotton embroidery thread and beads

Death Angel Mushroom (Amanita Virosa)

Cotton embroidery thread and beads

2003

Cotton embroidery thread and beads

Fly Agaric Mushroom (Amanita Muscaria)

Cotton embroidery thread and beads

2003

Cotton embroidery thread and beads

Nightshade (Atropa Belladonna)

Cotton embroidery thread and beads

2003