Potted Pear and prized Artists Gillie and Marc

Potted Pear and prized Artists Gillie and Marc

Art lovers rejoice - Bairnsdale is welcoming an art collection like no other, and the only place t see it is at Potted Pear.
That’s right, Potted Pear owners, Sarah and Dion, are showcasing the brilliant work of British and Australian artists, Gillie and Marc, who have been described as “the most successful and prolific creators of public art in New York’s History” by the New York Times.

The collection is best described as an enchanting array of artworks from the renowned global artists. 
From meticulously crafted bronze sculptures, featuring the artists’ signature characters Rabbitwoman and Dogman, to lively resin pieces infused with vibrant colours, this collection seamlessly blends contemporary flair with timeless charm.
Accompanied by charming painted works that evoke a sense of wonder, Gillie and Marc’s artistry transforms Potted Pear into a sanctuary of creativity and joy.
Creating some of the world’s most innovative public sculptures, Gillie and Marc are redefining what public art should be, spreading messages of love, equality, and conservation around the world.

Their highly coveted sculptures and paintings can be seen in art galleries and public sites in more than 250 cities around the world, and now in Bairnsdale.
They have introduced the Sculpture Project, which will soon feature at Potted Pear.

It is a highly anticipated exclusive new small sculpture collection, Little Things Lead To Big Changes. “For the first time ever, these limited edition hand- painted street sculptures are now within your reach in a global street art mission,” the artists said in a statement.  “Little Things Lead To Big Changes proves that together we can make a big difference.  “While our little acts may seem insignificant, collectively they are huge. We can all make a difference in the environment, conservation, mental health, kindness, and love, through small acts
of kindness and tolerance.” 

The artists are best known for their beloved characters, Rabbitwoman and Dogman, who tell the autobiographical tale of two opposites coming together to become best friends and soul mates. As unlikely animal kingdom companions, the rabbit and the dog stand for diversity and acceptance through love.  Gillie and Marc believe art is a powerful platform for change.  Their art is multi-disciplinary, paying homage to the importance of togetherness, as well as the magnificence of the natural world, and the necessity of preserving it – for we are it, and it is us.
Gillie and Marc have a special spiritual connection to the world and its animals and are passionate eco-warriors.
Gillie and Marc are based in both Sydney and London, sharing their time between their two countries of birth.  The story of Potted Pear and Gillie and Marc’s started back in 2015, when Sarah fell in love with their artworks.
Both Gillie and Marc and Potted Pear also share similar interests and values, sharing a respect for humanity and a deep care for the environment as well as animal conservation, making the partnership between the two even more significant.

Sarah and Dion said the collection will also help them make their own mark in Bairnsdale.  “We really want to diversify what we do in this beautiful space,” Sarah said.  For Sarah and Dion, the collection marks the one- year anniversary of purchasing Potted Pear and the launch of the new website.

As part of the celebration, Sarah and Dion are holding a competition, starting on March 27.  Prizes include a Gillie and Marc pack, valued at over $200, a $100 gift certificate, a John Hanly & Co Irish wool hat or scarf, valued up to $120, and other giveaways.  For more information, check out Potted Pear’s Instagram, Facebook page or head to their website.
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