Christmas Tree Decorations: History & Traditions.
Lecture at The Firestation Arts Centre, Windsor
Wednesday 14th of December 7:30PM
Margarita Vul is a painter and mixed media artist based in Windsor, Berkshire. Having graduated in International Affairs and Diplomacy and lived in many countries, Margarita has found that Christmas decorations link religions, politics, fashion and art.
Not only does she collect and deal in Christmas ornaments, but she also creates them in addition to extensive mixed media art. Indeed Margarita's work itself is now collected.
Using her collection of vintage ornaments, Margarita will reveal her passion for the fascinating myths, history and tradition of decorating Christmas trees. For example did you know that Christmas trees have nothing to do with Jesus Christ, that the look of Christmas ornaments has been largely affected by Industrialisation?
The artist will show her collection of tree ornaments, some of which are more than a hundred years old. After this presentation you will be left to draw your own conclusions with a deep appreciation of the Christmas ornaments journey.