Jays' have a real fondness for acorns, which they bury throughout the autumn and revisit during winter. Each bird buries several thousand seeds each year, playing a crucial role in the spread and maintenance of the few native oak woodlands left in Ireland. This nature story is just part of the inspiration behind Dollybirds Art.
Established in 2013 by Belfast based artist Eimear Maguire whose hand painted prints are a celebration of the diverse wildlife found throughout Ireland. Pencil studies begin outdoors and are then brought to life in the studio with colour. Produced locally using both FSC certified and archival paper her prints are both eco-friendly and sustainable.
Each print has been hand painted to retell a story, a way to highlight and inspire a connection with
Perfect displayed as a single statement feature or as a set to add elements of nature to your home. Individually signed and titled by the artist they make the perfect gift for the nature lover.
Stocked in leading stores including Avoca, The National Trust, and most recently Kew Gardens London along with selected independent stores and boutiques in Ireland and the UK. Prints have been featured in Elle Décor, Image Interiors and living and Irish Country magazine. Botanical prints were featured in the Ikea Spring 2018 advertising campaign and in the 2019 BBC DIY SOS series. Dollybirds Art was awarded runner up in the gift category of the prestigious 2017 Irish Made Awards and finalists in the 2018 Awards. Click the link below to read the latest feature in the Irish Independent.