Donya Coward exhibits in Paul Smith, Paris

From NOHARM to Paul Smith, Donya Coward leads the way with innovative ‘Veggie Taxidermy’.

Donya Coward exhibits in Paul Smith, Paris

Nottingham based designer Donya Coward is exhibiting a new collection of her ‘Veggie Taxidermy’ in the Paul Smith shop on Rue Du Faubourg Saint Honore, Paris.

The featured portraits collection will present a series of five breeds – French bulldog, Greyhound, Scottish Highland Terrier, Pug and English bull Terrier.

Taxidermy is the art of mounting or preserving animals for display (such as hunting trophies) or for study. The work combines a number of traditional textile techniques, specifically knit and crochet, recycled and reclaimed materials and they are embellished with jewellery and oddments that Donya has given new life to, this creates a ‘Victorianesque’ style collection of three dimensional pet portraits.

The pieces will be priced from £1’200 (1,271.03 Euros) – £5’000 (5,295.94 Euros)

Donya Coward
“Veggie Taxidermy”
5th – 28th March 2009

Paul Smith
3 Rue Du Faubourg Saint Honore

Tel: +33 1 4268 2710