Archive for the ‘willow’ Category

Landscape Magazine feature

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

The current issue of Landscape Magazine has a feature on me and my willow weaving, here are some of the photos taken for the article by Heather Edwards.  These initial photographs were taken 3 years ago when they were submitted to the magazine, it is a long lead time!   http://htedwards.co.uk/ The article was written by Emma Pritchard http://www.emma-pritchard.com/

http://www.landscapemagazine.co.uk/

Leaf forms

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

I am working on a new body of work for Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2017 “Prospect” when I will be exhibiting with multi-disciplinary artist Fiona Campbell at Black Swan Arts in Frome.

Here is a taste of some of the work I will be showing

Black Swan Arts Saturday 16th September – 7th October 2017

Exhibition – Stourhead

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

An joint exhibition: Angela Morley (abstract willow forms), Ann Warren (still life paintings) & Miriam Sheppard (landscapes in oil)

Willow herons – Strode College

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Before

After

This workshop was part of Strode College’s Summer School programme.  The workshop ran from 9am – 3pm with several participants finishing early!

Sold to highest bidder

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Willow & silver birch nest

Approximately 1m diameter x 30cm high, with simple metal stand
I am very pleased this sold to the highest bidder at Secret (black) Swan Art Trail, Frome 1-10th July 2016
40% of the sale is being donated to Black Swan Arts towards their current fund raising campaign, see also the 1000 postcards.      http://www.blackswan.org.uk/

The Priddy Hog

Monday, June 20th, 2016

On Saturday the rainy skies cleared and I helped a small group from the Priddy Folk Festival committee and Mendip Creatives to create a ‘Priddy Hog’.  ‘Hog’ was woven using a sketch drawn by Belinda Brownlea, he will be found at the bar supporting beer cups!

Priddy Folk Festival runs from July 8th – 10th.  www.priddyfolk.org

Murmurations

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Home made iris, reedmace, crocosmia cordage murmurations

These forms will be in the exhibition at the Courthouse Gallery from 2nd July – 13th August

Secret Swans – Frome

Friday, June 17th, 2016

As part of Frome Festival & Frome Open Studios, I have made a large willow and silver birch nest for the Secret Swans trail that runs from 2nd July – 10th July.

This is an exciting trail – 30 artists in 30 different venues (shops, cafes, galleries…) around the town.  The artwork is available for sale by secret auction.

The event celebrates 30 years of  the Black Swan Arts centre in Frome and money raised will go towards essential building repairs needed at Black Swan Arts & the Round Tower.

http://bit.ly/1Xt1Vwk

Martyn Sheppard – photographer

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Here are some fabulous photographs of my work by Martyn Sheppard

Of Earth & SKy – Somerton

Friday, May 20th, 2016

I am working on new work to be exhibited  alongside Miriam Sheppard’s paintings at  The Courthouse Gallery, Somerton

2nd July – 13th August

http://www.miriamsheppard.co.uk/

http://www.somarton.co.uk/

http://creativesomerset.com/the-courthouse-gallery/