J35 Was Here -  4" Felt and free motion artwork

J35 Was Here - 4" Felt and free motion artwork

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In the summer of 2018, resident J35 Orca whale off the coast of British Columbia lost her calf shortly after birth. For 17 days J35 did what appeared to be mourning to our eyes. The powerful emotions it arose across the globe was astounding. Better than any human could, this incredible, intelligent creature showed us what grief felt like.

The back of the art has been left open for you to see how the work was made and constructed. 

It is signed and titled by the artist and ready to hang.

Each unique image is created using naturally coloured and dyed wool from the home farm flock, cotton thread stitching, and bamboo embroidery hoops. 

Drawing inspiration from the local landscape and other northern  rural settings, artist Jennifer Osborn strives to make her art as environmentally friendly as possible from beginning to end.