Clare Reilly: Eye of the Calm
Clare Reilly: Eye of the Calm is a celebration of artist Clare Reilly’s life and work. Reilly’s passions for coastal New Zealand and the country’s wildlife are brought to life in this beautiful collection, which explores themes of habitat destruction and renewal, grief, finding new paths, and the joyful movement of birds in flight. Experience a sense of calm and hope with this story of a fascinating life told through both words and imagery.
A beautiful, meditative exploration of a life’s work
Clare Reilly is an artist, and has been painting and exhibiting since 1976. Her artwork has achieved international recognition, with many cards, calendars and prints being sold overseas. Her private commissions have found their way into collections in Argentina, North America, Israel, Europe and Australia, as well as throughout New Zealand.
Clare is passionate about conservation, supporting conservation projects through her artworks, which express an underlying connection with the natural environment, in particular an empathy with native birds. Her more recent works focus on issues such as the encroachment of human activity on the limited natural resources we have left, and the historical effects of settlement on the native land species found in her locality.
Published by Exisle Publishing: Hardback | 254 x 254mm | 10 x 10in | 144 Pages | Full Colour