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Perfume Portrait #92 – Garfield of London

Head – Tangerine, Peppermint20190227_193947

Heart – Lavendar, Rosemary

Body – Ylang Ylang  

Description – Inherently joyous, this fragrance embodies all that is positive about the world. Herbal and citrus notes radiate a happiness that can instantly be imparted, and this gives way to florals, which exude a more contemplative – but equally pleasurable – inner peace.

This fragrance will be exhibited alongside 9 other perfume portraits at Lumen Crypt Gallery, London, from 4th – 7th April 2019.


Perfume Portrait #57 – Vicky West

Vicky West 50ml EDT 20171103_202904

Head – Lemon, Lime

Heart – Juniper Berry, Ginger, Lavender

Body – Rosewood

Description – A pure ode to colour, this fragrance sees all primary and secondary colours represented through scent, with citrus top notes also alluding to inherent joy.

This perfume was housed at Surface Gallery, Nottingham, from 3rd – 17th November.


Perfume Portrait #44 – Rachel Zan

Rachel Zan 50ml EDT20171103_202731

Head – Lemon, Mandarin

Heart – Ho Leaf

Body – Rosewood, Benzoin

Description – Symbolic of a fruit tree, this fragrance is wholly joyous and describes the rich pickings life offers.

This perfume was displayed at Surface Gallery, Nottingham, from 3rd – 18th November 2017.


Perfume Portrait #38 – Kseniya Obremska

Kseniya Obremska 50ml EDTp1050500

Head – Mandarin

Heart – Pine, Jasmine

Body – Frankincense

Description – Highlighting the inherent joy of creativity. Jasmine is the perfect agent to creative action and is supported by the positive tones of Mandarin and pine. A perfect gift that reveals how creative action can forge connections.

This perfume was created by utilising the artist’s response to the question ‘why do make art?’ It is included in Perfume as Practice AW16 – an exhibition at Bank Street Arts, Sheffield comprising of 14 perfume portraits themed within the woody fragrance family. The exhibition runs from 30th November – 3rd December 2016 and includes an open evening featuring an artist’s talk on 3rd December, 6-8pm at Bank Street Arts itself.