Alison Boyd Artist

a life creative

New Year Rituals

I hope everyone’s Christmas was as enjoyable as can be under the circumstances. I fully intend on going kitschly unabashedly overboard with all the Christmas and New Year glittery jazz … Continue reading

December 31, 2020 · 1 Comment

Ikigai

I was going to title this with “Greetings From The Bones Of The Year”, but given the year it’s been, collectively, it sounds ominous, morbid, melancholic. The year that is … Continue reading

December 28, 2020 · 2 Comments

Dragonfly Dream Journals & Sketch Books

40 acid-free blank pages, and my signed original mixed media print collage art on the covers. The spines are made using luxury Italian-made papers. They’re slim line and sealed, so they’re ideally lightweight and robust enough to slip into a backpack or to take travelling.

December 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Ink Art Dream Journals & Sketch Books

What do I use my dream journals for?
Everything from gratitude books and evening journaling. Jotting down weird dreams., Recipes. Notes. Letters. The beginnings of stories. My poetry plants its earthly origins within their pages…

December 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Stellar Objects

I have always been fascinated with the life and death of stars. The mind-bending size of them, and the length of time it takes for their light to reach us. That, in spite of their size and grandeur, they’re finite, like the rest of us.

November 23, 2020 · 1 Comment

Portals

“Portals” was the second work I made after I’d returned to Italy. I’d finished it on the anniversary of my grandmother’s death in June, and that evening a moth flew in through the window and landed on the portal

November 21, 2020 · 4 Comments

Koi

So now I’m back on deck here, I’ll begin with the first work I created when I returned to Italy.Creating this was the poetry of freedom, when I had run … Continue reading

November 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Gratitude

I’m back on the blog, first of all to acknowledge and give thanks to my family and friends who came through for me this year, for the messages, emails, film and music suggestions, long conversations, vocal message postcards, gifts of kindness, advice, friendship, and emotional support of all kinds. From the halls of my heart and soul, thank you.

November 18, 2020 · 4 Comments

The Map of a Notion of Home

“A Map of the Notion of Home” Photography by Alison Boyd  

November 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

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