Rima Staines

Rima Staines

“Rima Staines – the best illustrator of the realm of faërie, oak-smoked, sad-strung but vital, that I have ever seen.” - Jay Griffiths

Rima Staines is an artist, mother, writer, musician, maker and traveller. She has paintings in publications and private collections worldwide, and was recently nominated in the Best Artist Category in the World Fantasy Awards.

Rima writes:
I have been an artist from the very beginning, and this work - creating imagery drawn from the unseen storied otherworlds that lie just alongside this one - is intrinsic to who I am and why I'm here. Perhaps you encountered my work through the blog I wrote for some years between 2008 and 2015, or by coming across my wayside art stall as I have travelled the towns and villages, fairs and festivals of the UK. Other people being part of my journey, following my travels, buying my artwork, encouraging and supporting me, has made all the difference to how my work has appeared in the world. Though I am fairly shy by nature and protective of unfinished works still skinless in their gestation, I have learned that being an artist is only half of a conversation. I am one half, and you are the other. There is no point in me creating what I do without people to receive it. The magic occurs in the handing-over, and in the response returned.

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Sanctuary
£8.00 GBP
A print from an original painting by Rima Staines - SANCTUARY DETAILS Printed on 100% recycled 260gsm (card weight) parchment-coloured Context Birch...
The Old Songs
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A print from an original painting by Rima Staines - THE OLD SONGS DETAILS Printed on 100% recycled 260gsm (card weight) parchment-coloured...
Echad
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A print from an original painting by Rima Staines - ECHAD DETAILS Printed on 100% recycled 260gsm (card weight) parchment-coloured Context Birch...
Hotchiwitchi
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Hotchiwitchi - the Romany word for hedgehog, an animal traditionally loved by travelling peoples, also called 'Pal of the Boor'...
Unbound
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Inside: a small, frightened, bound self, unable to speak or move, hidden; a scold's bridle and a chastity belt among...
The Hurdy-Gurdy Player
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A throng of friends arrives over the hills after a long walk to the gathering-fire beneath the bell-tower, where an...
Tatterdemalion - 2021 paperback edition
£14.99 GBP
NEW PAPERBACK EDITION FOR 2021!The extraordinary post-apocalyptic novel written in response to Rima Staines' artwork, rooted deep in the folkloric traditions...
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Women's Art Bundle
£40.00 GBP
Available in two size (A4 and 7"x5"), this is a collection of EIGHT prints by Rima Staines assembled to celebrate,...
Daughter of the Sky
£8.00 GBP
This new piece by Rima Staines is also available as part of the Women's Art bundle that Rima's put together...
Rima Staines Greetings Cards collection
£10.00 GBP
New for 2020, a set of four A7 cards with new designs from Rima Staines, litho-printed on 100% recycled Kraft...
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Hedgespoken Press Poetry bundle
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All five books of poetry that we currently publish (and that are in print), in one bundle for your convenience and...
Sometimes a Wild God - set of 7 prints by Rima Staines
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The original edition of Sometimes a Wild God by Tom Hirons came with seven uncanny and beautiful illustrations by Rima...
The Chakras - print set by Rima Staines
£35.00 GBP
This stunning collection of 7"x5" prints is from a commissioned series by Rima Staines completed over a number of years...
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Panagia
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A print from an original painting in inks and oils on paper by Rima Staines, 2020 – PANAGIA. DETAILSThis work is...
Ventriloquism
£17.50 GBP
A print from an original painting in watercolour on paper by Rima Staines – VENTRILOQUISM. DETAILS This is the extraordinary piece...
The Firebird
£17.50 GBP
A print from an original painting in watercolour on paper by Rima Staines – THE FIREBIRD. DETAILSThis is the magnificent piece...
Tatterdemalion
£17.50 GBP
A print from an original painting in ink on wood by Rima Staines - TATTERDEMALION. DETAILSThis is the stunning piece that...
Shadow
£8.00 GBP
A print from an original painting in ink on scratchboard by Rima Staines – SHADOW.This is one of the striking pieces...
Artist
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A print from an original painting in ink on scratchboard by Rima Staines - ARTIST.This is one of the striking pieces...
Rima Staines Postcard Book
£15.00 GBP
After years of requests, here it is: a high-quality postcard book of Rima’s work!This book contains seventeen best-loved pieces spanning...
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Windrider
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A print from an original painting in oils on wood by Rima Staines - WINDRIDER. DETAILSPrinted on 100% recycled 285gsm (card...
Nine Praise Riddles by Rima Staines
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Joined at the feetwe areshapes of each othercut from the other’s cloth,holding each other’s forbidden orbit.You spin about me as...
Thousandfurs
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A print from an original painting in oils on wood by Rima Staines - THOUSANDFURS. DETAILSPrinted on 100% recycled 285gsm (card...
The Firebird - full-colour book
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In a certain kingdom, where the mulberries grow as big as apples and the apricots are sweeter than honey, there...
All Arms
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A print from an original painting in oils on wood by Rima Staines - ALL ARMS. DETAILSPrinted on 100% recycled 285gsm (card...
Nisse Mother
£8.00 GBP
A print from an original painting in oils on wood by Rima Staines - NISSE MOTHER. You can read all about the...
Breadboard Erzulie
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A print from an original painting in oils on wood by Rima Staines - BREADBOARD ERZULIE. Here is the Black Madonna: ancient, holy,...
Witch Bottle
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A print from an original painting in oils on wood by Rima Staines - WITCH BOTTLE - as featured in Tatterdemalion by Sylvia V...
Madonna of the Apocalypse
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A print from an original painting in oils on deerskin vellum by Rima Staines - MADONNA OF THE APOCALYPSE - as...
By Paddle and Sail
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A print from an original painting by Rima Staines - BY PADDLE AND SAIL DETAILSPrinted on 100% recycled 285gsm (card...
The Wing Giver
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A print from an original painting by Rima Staines - THE WING GIVER DETAILSPrinted on 100% recycled 285gsm (card weight)...
The Thing I Lack
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A print from an an oil painting on wood by Rima Staines - THE THING I LACK DETAILSPrinted on 100%...
The Unfathomable Language
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A print from an an oil painting by Rima Staines, painted in 2014 when pregnant with her son - THE...
Pilgrim Moon
£8.00 GBP
A print from an original watercolour painting by Rima Staines - PILGRIM MOON DETAILSPrinted on 100% recycled card-weight parchment-coloured paper...
Your Body is Your Country (original)
£840.00 GBP
An original oil painting on breadboard by Rima Staines. Inspired by the poem: The Sari by Moniza Alvi: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Inside...
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Fish Egg (original)
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An original watercolour painting by Rima Staines. Inside a dreamlike egg, a young boy fishes into an ice-hole and hooks...