Mother’s Paintings

Happy Mothers Day everyone! How will you be celebrating?

My mother is an absolute inspiration. Growing up, I always said “I want to be an artist one day just like my mummy”! These days I’m not an “artist”, although I am a Graphic Designer and have immersed myself in the artworld collecting beautiful paintings and working as a gallery assistant at one of Melbourne’s leading contemporary art galleries.

Today, I thought I’d share with you a selection of my mother’s paintings starting from her early 1990’s work, to her latest series.

14_Painting cherryandme.com Self portrait of my mother Natalia who studied Fine Art in Russia and has been painting for over 40 years.

19_Painting cherryandme.comMum painted this portrait of me when I was 7 years old. I’m still in love with it!
(This one’s not for sale!)

Babushka Doll Series10_Painting cherryandme.com

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20_Painting cherryandme.comThis one’s hanging in Cherry’s bedroom!

Mum’s latest body of work. Spilt Enamel Series  4_Painting cherryandme.com

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2_Painting cherryandme.comMy sister Nise modelling a pair of mum’s boots

17_Painting cherryandme.comThe studio floor!

For more information about Natalia’s paintings, please write to elle{a}cherryandme.com.

Happy Mothers Day!

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