Mother’s Day Gift Guide I Our Top 12
Flowers are so 2018. Browse our round-up of the perfect prints instead for the mama in your life
1. ‘The Yellow Cup’ by Angie Lewin
A hand-gathered posy to last forever, for lovers of printmaker Angie Lewin’s glorious nostalgic style. Screenprint, edition of 85, £335, find it here.
2. ‘Baby’ by Frans Wesselman
Capturing those precious peaceful moments with Frans Wesselman’s tender print. Etching, edition of 50, £160. Find it here.
3. ‘Ken Eardley Jug’ by Jane Walker
For design-loving mothers, Jane Walker’s Scandi-style still life florals with a midcentury feel. Linocut, edition, of 12, £275. Find it here.
4. ‘Warm Kitty’ by Emiko Aida
Summoning the warm glow of home, hearth… and mum, in Emiko Aida’s delicate aquatint etching. Aquatint, edition of 85, £100. Find it here.
5. ‘Eliza’ by Maria Rivans
A fierce and fabulous tribute to all those mamas who slay, as they say, from queen of collage Maria Rivans. (P.S. look out for our blockbuster new show from Maria and fellow printmaker Bonnie and Clyde this May.) Giclée and screenprint with spot varnish and French glass, edition of 50, £490. Find it here.
6. ‘Mother and Child IV’ by Mary Cossey
Mary Cossey’s nostalgic paean to those early baby days. Etching, edition of 80, £68. Find it here.
7. ‘The First Party’ by Mary Cossey
We couldn’t resist another Mary Cossey classic – fond memories of the tremulous trials and tribulations of childhood. Etching, edition of 90, £70. Find it here.
8. ‘In the Arms of Our Family’ by Trevor Price
A warm embrace, in print, from master of etching Trevor Price. Drypoint etching, edition of 100, £275. Find it here.
9. ‘Give Me Flowers’ by Vicky Oldfield
Go on, give her flowers – ones that last, with Vicky Oldfield’s bright and beautiful blooms. Collagraph and watercolour, edition of 30, £145. Find it here.
10. ‘Tantrum Confession’ by Dan Baldwin
Parenthood and tantrums go together like cheese and biscuits, apple pie and custard. Mark her fortitude in wry style with this print from Dan Baldwin. Screenprint, edition of 100, £1250. Find it here.
11. ‘Sweetpeas II’ by Peter Wareham
A vase of scarlet sweetpeas that never will wilt. Etching, edition of 70, £2
40. Find it here.
12. ‘Curl II’ by Jane Bristowe
Retro mama in the pink, in Jane Bristowe’s vibrant print. Linocut, edition of 50, £215. Find it here.
*Don’t forget you can browse our selection of prints along with ceramics, jewellery, stationery, gifts and cards at For Arts Sake, 45 Bond Street, Ealing, W5 5AS, Mon-Fri, 10am-5.30pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12-5pm
Words: Alexa Baracaia