"Hired Help" by Alison Galvan was created with mixed media and acrylics on a wood panel. 3 dimensional and full of texture, Alison's work begs to be touched and experienced beyond what can be seen online or in a photograph.
Inspired by my children, who, after playing in the park all day, would come home to splash about in the bath. Once dried off they'd race to help in the kitchen wanting to peel the potatoes and carrots even before they got into their pyjamas!
"Hired Help" is bas-relief, and while the wood panel is 1.5" deep, when taking into consideration the child's little backside the depth is closer to 5". Unframed because of the relief, "Hired Help" is varnished, wired and ready to be hung and displayed immediately.
Interviewed by a local newspaper, a collector gives his impressions of Artist Alison Galvan and her work: “She laughs. Heartily, and often. It’s no wonder, the art she conceives is meant to elicit a smile.....That’s the crux of who she is and her art, to make people laugh, to be uplifting.”
Born in Vancouver, BC, Canada Alison was always somewhat of a rebel (often with a cause, but more often than not, without one!). Horrifying her far more traditional parents with wild outfits of her own creation, Alison’s burgeoning artistic talents lay in home economics, drama, and creative writing classes, subjects decidedly askew of “normal” academia. Completing high school Alison knew that “regular” university was not where she...
Shop with Confidence (Fine Art America Return Policy)
Our return policy is very simple:
If you're not happy with a purchase that you made on FineArtAmerica.com, for any reason, you can return it to us within 30 days of the order date. As soon as it arrives, we'll issue a full refund for the entire purchase price. Please note - Fine Art America does not reimburse the outgoing or return shipping charges unless the return is due to a defect in quality.