BOXES OF CURIOSITY



I needed to explore the notion of confinement and restriction, assemblage seemed the way to go.

www.boxesofcuriosity.co.uk - for all the pictures

Contact: jennieshox@hotmail.co.uk
SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/jennieshox
INSTAGRAM: jenniesharmancox





So busy now making components and putting things together.....









Looking forward to this with excitement and a little nervous anticipation!


I've started making some new work for Flux Exhibition taking place in London in March 2019
So here's some work in progress...…


Circus#2 Walk Tall.
On show at the 58th
Essex Open
Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend-on-sea




antique case, antique doll head, wood, paper, linen, lace, antique clock parts.


So happy to have won the Award for Best 3D in the 58th Essex Open Exhibition. Great to have the recognition and had some lovely comments from lovely people.  A great night at the PV.
Open until Feb 19.









Just heard today that I've been accepted for 2 exhibitions...
58th Essex Open Exhibition, Beecroft Gallery, Southend-on-sea … and...
FLUX Exhibition London in March next year.  I'd better get going!



Essex Open starts 29th November
Now finished and listed on Etsy.   'Abandoned#6'   Now SOLD


Work in progress….. black and grey tones of paint and paper... little old doll


Reliquary #3: The Eye.   Finished and uploaded to Etsy.


New Reliquary box almost done...

'Distilled for the Eradication of Seemingly Endless Heartbreak'
finished and photographed by ace photographer Tessa Hallmann.  SOLD








Just finished Reliquary#2 and it will shortly be listed in my Etsy shop, if you want to catch it before it goes up just drop me an email   SOLD 

Made from leather, paper, gold metallic trim, glass eye surrounded by pearls. She sits in front of an antique etching.














WIP...….


Another small box just finished, its a small picture version of a much larger antique box I made a while back. Now SOLD











Just finished and uploaded to my Etsy shop.  Abandoned #5.
This is a smaller box with a sweet little antique doll peeping out.
Distressed paint and paper walls .. my favourite look.



New box just listed on Etsy. This was really fun to make. A figure made from an antique doll head peeps out from behind many trees in a mysterious wood...… 'Too long in the Woods'


And now its finished.

                     'Distilled for the eradication of seemingly endless heartache'








Nearly there....




Working on a very time consuming project with
lots of elements, trying to go with its flow...
Finished and in my Etsy shop...


WIP -'Where is Everybody' Abandoned #4





Beautiful little antique Galluba & Hofmann figure searches for someone.
wip on The Knife.  Part of a trilogy on the circus.


Finished box 'ABANDONED#3' now in my Etsy shop...


Peeling woodwork and walls, original antique prints on the walls and a little antique doll peeping out.

Snippet from Sophie Tuckwell's short art film about my work. You can see the whole 3 minute film on my website.   Thrilled with it, Thanks Sophie x
WIP


Finished... The Charmer    -     antique dolls head, papier mache, clay, wood, paper and leather.




Film maker Sophie Tuckwell has just made a short film about my work and I'm thrilled to bits, check it out on my website -  thank you Sophie x

www.boxesofcuriosity.co.uk 



wip.......

Old dolls head, with papier mache torso and clay heart wrapped in a snake!!!

Finished and on Etsy....

JUST A DROP



antique doll head & arms
original Dore print
clay & papier mache
paper flowers & silk