Beth S. Murphy

Pressed Botanical Collages

Beth has melded her professional training in counseling with her love of botanicals to create unique mixed media collages. Similar to finding the substance inside of each of us through exploration that is core to counseling, the beauty of nature around us is revealed through the pressing and unfolding of leaves, petals, grasses and other natural materials. Look inside a tulip or lily to see the truly fascinatingly beautiful details – you will find this and more in Beth’s botanical works. Beth has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in the Chicago area and New Jersey.

www.BethMurphyBotanicals.com

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Perfect View Pressed flowers, grasses & leaves in old French door, 60"x20"

Perfect View
Pressed flowers, grasses & leaves in old French door, 60"x20"

Zen Petals Pressed rose and delphinium petals, 11"x14"  

Zen Petals
Pressed rose and delphinium petals, 11"x14"
 

Lotus Mixed media, 8"x10"

Lotus
Mixed media, 8"x10"

Earth Rising, Summer 32″x8″, giclée of original collage created with pressed botanicals

Earth Rising, Summer
32″x8″, giclée of original collage
created with pressed botanicals

Earth Rising, Autumn 32″x8″, giclée of original collage created with pressed botanicals

Earth Rising, Autumn
32″x8″, giclée of original collage
created with pressed botanicals