Debut Finito by Mary-Ellen Belleville


Medium: Seashells, plastic, watercolour painting, rock, sparkle, upcycled double-walled glass cup, bamboo base.
Dimensions: 14 x 11 x 11cm

Made in 2021

I have imagined the young, novice ballerina has just returned to her dressing room, has cast off her tutu, with a sigh of relief that her first performance went smoothly.  The knot (rock) in her stomach is replaced with joy and the anticipation of an amazing career on stage. The Victorian era practice of placing unusual or precious items under glass domes is the catalyst for my series of ‘parlour domes’.

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