Libretto Parrot Tulip – Mia Tarney – Limited Edition

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Libretto Parrot Tulip – Mia Tarney – Limited Edition

Artist: Mia Tarney

Size: 830mm x 720mm

Edition: Limited Edition of 95

Print: 315gsm 100% cotton rag archival paper

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Libretto Parrot Tulip – Mia Tarney – Limited Edition

Mia was born in Surrey in 1973, completing her Education in Fine Art at Heatherley School of Fine Art in London, achieving her diploma in portraiture and figurative painting.

Since then, Mia has moved more so onto still life and specifically with floral and plant subject matters. She is able to create the most wonderful energy onto her canvas that is drawn from the sheer beauty and essence of the floral world, being utterly moved , mesmerized and captivated  by the ability of the plants and flowers to be both delicate and ethereal, yet remaining in appearance powerful and strong, long after the are picked for our enjoyment.

Mia is meticulous in her approach to her study of subtle shades, contrasts, forms and spaces throughout. She aims to capture the essence of her subject and allows it complete ownership of the canvas. By enlarging the scale, the nature of the subject is intensified and thus depicts concentrated areas to reveal a wall of life. In this way, the subject becomes an arresting landscape to be absorbed and inspired by.

Mia paints on vast linen canvases, enlarging tulips and peonies to colossal dimensions and attributes this preoccupation with the monumental to postmodern American art. ‘There’s impact and drama with such epic proportions,’ she says. ‘If my front door were bigger, I’d be painting larger canvases.’ In fact, one of her paintings had to be lowered out of a fourth-floor window because there was no other route out of the building.

Mia’s attention to detail is evident by her emphasis on composition, hence her use of anything from tweezers, tape, clamps and sticks to help tame the floral arrangement before she can begin. With no garden to call her own, she resorts to knocking on strangers’ doors on the odd occasion when she spots something rather beautiful…they are very accommodating but mostly she visits markets and florists.

About The Artist

Mia was born in Surrey in 1973, completing her Education in Fine Art at Heatherley School of Fine Art in London, achieving her diploma in portraiture and figurative painting.

Since then, Mia has moved more so onto still life and specifically with floral and plant subject matters. She is able to create the most wonderful energy onto her canvas that is drawn from the sheer beauty and essence of the floral world, being utterly moved , mesmerized and captivated  by the ability of the plants and flowers to be both delicate and ethereal, yet remaining in appearance powerful and strong, long after the are picked for our enjoyment.

Mia is meticulous in her approach to her study of subtle shades, contrasts, forms and spaces throughout. She aims to capture the essence of her subject and allows it complete ownership of the canvas. By enlarging the scale, the nature of the subject is intensified and thus depicts concentrated areas to reveal a wall of life. In this way, the subject becomes an arresting landscape to be absorbed and inspired by.

Mia paints on vast linen canvases, enlarging tulips and peonies to colossal dimensions and attributes this preoccupation with the monumental to postmodern American art. ‘There’s impact and drama with such epic proportions,’ she says. ‘If my front door were bigger, I’d be painting larger canvases.’ In fact, one of her paintings had to be lowered out of a fourth-floor window because there was no other route out of the building.

Mia’s attention to detail is evident by her emphasis on composition, hence her use of anything from tweezers, tape, clamps and sticks to help tame the floral arrangement before she can begin. With no garden to call her own, she resorts to knocking on strangers’ doors on the odd occasion when she spots something rather beautiful…they are very accommodating but mostly she visits markets and florists.

Delivery & Returns

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All UK orders include FREE DELIVERY and are despatched fully insured against damage in transit. Your artwork will arrive in sturdy cardboard packaging on a next day courier service that operates Monday to Friday, between 9am and 5.30pm.

We aim to deliver unframed orders within 7 working days, stock permitting. If we are out of stock of your item, we will contact you immediately. Please allow up to 14 days for framed orders to arrive with you.

When we despatch your order, we will send you an email the day before. Don’t worry if you’re not in to receive it, our friendly couriers will leave you a message on how to contact them for re-delivery.

If you have a special delivery date you need us to work to, please get in touch, we will always do our best to accommodate.

Delivery Overseas

All international orders over £800 include FREE DELIVERY. Orders below this value will incur a small delivery charge calculated at checkout. International orders will be delivered to you in sturdy packaging and be fully insured against damage in transit.

We aim to deliver unframed international orders to you within 10 working days, stock permitting. If we are out of stock of your item, we will contact you immediately. Please allow up to 16 days for framed orders.

Returning An Item

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We can only process a full refund if the art arrives back to us in a re-saleable condition. The cost of re-packing and returning the item will be your responsibility and we advise you to use a signed for insured courier service as you will still be liable for the cost of the art if it is lost or damaged in transit. Please note that any custom pieces cannot be refunded.

Upon receipt of the returned item in a re-saleable condition, we will process your refund within 2 days of return.

If you have any other questions about delivery or returns, please do not hesitate to get in touch.