Keepsakes Gallery

Frank Gitro

Frank explains the connection between his Keepsake and his artistic practice… I have an affinity for owls, and indeed most birds. I was very pleased that London seems to have a broader spectrum of species than I was used to in New York.  This felt owl, is a memento of home, of my relationship with… Read more

Maria Dolores Sanchez

My keepsakes come from my region of Colombia, where the farmers always travel by mule with their coffee. The bag is made from the leaves of the Cabuya or Fique plant, which grows in the Andean regions and is used to carry coffee beans. Return to Keepsakes gallery Read more

Anna Sobolevska

Anna looks upwards smiling towards the sky, holding her Ukrainian mug.

Anna’s Keepsake carries connections with a person and a place… This mug comes from Ukraine and it was given to me by my daughter. It reminds me of my country which I had to leave to find work and a home in England. Return to Keepsakes gallery Read more

Sunil Doshi

Pupil in uniform holds wooden giraffe in corridor of school.

Sunil’s giraffe connects him with Kenya. My family originate from Kenya and every year I go and visit them. This giraffe was handmade there and I brought it back and keep it in my bedroom at home because it reminds me of where I come from and it also brings good luck. Return to Keepsakes… Read more