Archive for the ‘willow’ Category

New sculptures

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Holiday sculptures on Knoydart, a remote peninsula in Lochaber, western Highlands, Scotland.


I split rushes and stitched them using string to create a hollow form reminiscent of a lobster pot or a buoy floating above the lobster pot!  To escape the midges I perched myself on ‘the island’ whilst the tide was out however I didn’t quite finish before the tide was lapping at my feet.


Around the headland I found a rocky bay full of sea glass, in the garage there was some nice copper wire which I hope no-one will miss.

Willow fish

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

My fish have settled in in the Abbots kitchen
http://www.summersculptures.co.uk/

Fruity lanterns

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

A day helping pupils at Horrington Primary School make beautiful paper and willow sculptures based on ‘delicious foods’

Glastonbury Abbey summer exhibition

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Installing willow fish in the Abbot’s Kitchen at Glastonbury Abbey yesterday.   I don’t have a head for heights but exhibition manager and curator Mary Gryspeerdt had no such fears.

The summer exhibition runs from 1st July until September http://www.glastonburyabbey.com

Photography by Martyn Sheppard

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Martyn Sheppard spent a day in my studio photographing my latest work for SAW Art Weeks Festival 2017  ‘Prospect’ http://somersetartworks.org.uk/

I have uploaded more pictures on my  ‘Sculpture’ page

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/