Vows (2018) is an original artwork which is hand embroidered thread.
These commitment words are spoken during a traditional wedding ceremony. By using the traditional technique of hand embroidery – a slow and ardent process – I symbolize the hard work that is required within a relationship, along with loving dedication and endurance.
Size - 54 x 54 x 5 cm, presented in white box frame.
Custom orders can be taken (different words/ colours). Production time approx. 2 weeks.
About the Artist
Stephanie Neville is a contemporary conceptual artist born in Pretoria, South Africa and has been a resident of the UAE since 1999. With an interest in textile arts, Stephanie employs traditional handmade techniques to express a feminine approach to conceptual art.
Stephanie’s work is an investigation into themes of diaspora, memory, absence. Her growing interest in sustainability is examined in terms of the environment and interpersonal relationships influenced by the transient lifestyle of the UAE.
Stephanie holds a Master of Visual Arts and has won various awards. Having exhibited internationally, her works appear in personal and public collections.