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Perfume Portrait #40 – Kathy Wilson

Kathy Wilson 50ml EDTp1050501

Head – Bergamot

Heart – Palmarosa

Body – Frankincense, Myrrh

Description – An awakening fragrance that uses its note to highlight the virtues of inspiration through mental clarity, inner strength and confidence.

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.


Perfume Portrait #16 – Mr Clean

Mr Clean 50ml EDTMr Clean 50ml EDT


The buttress root, an organic support structure, is appropriated here to harness and contain the positive virtues of mental clarity. This is a fragrance that gives you the tools you need to grow.


A potion concocted of positive mentality, here we allow lemon and basil to offer mental clarity with peppermint providing medicinal qualities. Mental balance is provided by geranium and palmarosa and, as a foundation, patchouil and cedarwood read like a health tonic, providing support to the virtues of mental clarity.

This fragrance was created by interpreting and investigating a response to the question ‘Why do you make art?’ If you are an artist (in the broadest sense of the word) I would love to her your response to the question too, as it will enable me to create a perfume portrait that captures the essence of your creative persona.

This perfume will be on display at Bank Street Arts, Sheffield, from 2-18th March 2016. There will be a Private View on the 2nd March from 6-8pm. More details here