In January 2016, in the middle of what would turn out to be 15 months of travel, artist and writer Kari Gale flew to the UK without a clear sense of where she was headed. To her surprise, she ended up living on Iona, a tiny island off the coast of Scotland, in a shepherd’s bothy overlooking the sea.
Iona is sacred for many reasons: its history, land, sea, and sky. In ‘Portraits of Iona,’ a collection of more than 35 illustrations, Kari shares with you what captured her eye and her heart during the ten weeks she lived there. Through ink and paint and simple stories, the magic of the island is revealed.
If you haven’t visited Iona, you will be inspired to see the island with your own eyes. If you have, ‘Portraits of Iona’ will help you see the island anew, and carry a piece of it with you.