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2015 July 30
by emma

I am currently on hiatus due to illness. As I undergo treatment, I won’t be working until February 2016.

Best wishes,


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  1. Julie Dart permalink
    December 27, 2015

    Best wishes to you in managing your treatment – hope to see you back soon making your beautiful paper cuts

  2. gen permalink
    January 7, 2016

    I am very sorry to hear that you are not feeling well, and hope you get better soon. I am a student at Westmount collegiate institute, and I have been hoping to be able to research you as my inspired paper artist for my final visual arts exam. I was wondering if your not feeling to under the weather if I could ask you some questions about your past, style and art technique in your works. If not, then I wish you all the best. -Gen

  3. Linda permalink
    June 28, 2017

    I am new to your page. I have seen cuttings of yours on Pintrest, and I am wondering if you have the patterns only so I can cut it myself. I have been doing papercuttings for some time now, but thoroughly enjoy the intricate ones. Your work is beautiful, and there are some that I would love to do myself. Do you sell the patterns? Or just the finished product? I would appreciate a response, and reading the above messages…hope you are not still ill. Thank you from Canada.

    • emma permalink*
      June 28, 2017

      Hello Linda,
      Thank you for your email and kind words. Unfortunately my illness is terminal. I don’t sell the patterns – just the finished product. My gallery is Olsen Gallery in Sydney which is at There are not many works available unfortunately as the illness has been ongoing for 2 years now.

      I’m glad you’re enjoying the medium. It’s been a terrific job and I’m very lucky.

      Best wishes,
      Emma van Leest

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