To see more sculptures from Alison’s scorched series make sure to get to FRESH AIR 2017 at Quenington, where Alison’s ‘Pods‘ will be on show from the 11th June – 2nd July.
We are delighted to be included in Anne Purkiss new book titled Sculptors 1986 – 2016. The book is a collection of intimate portraits of sculptors taken over a period of three decades. Some of the artists included are Tony Cragg, David Nash and Andy Goldsworthy. To coincide with the publication of the book Anne has an exhibition opening at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The exhibition is open until 4th June 2017.
Bringing together the finest, and best-known, names in contemporary writing, a new anthology that explores the many strands of what woodlands mean to us. Included is an essay titled ‘Alison’ by Madeline Bunting about a visit to the Alison Crowther studio. Madeline Bunting is a Guardian Columnist and associate director. We are very proud to be included in this wonderful book. You can find the essay below and more of Madeline’s writing here.
“Arboreal . . . resembles a thicket of ancient woodland — unruly and pulsing with life, full of surprises and beauty in both detail and the long view . . .”
“The more than 40 pieces by ecologists, educators, photographers, sculptors and writers, are highly diverse. Their common starting point is that the perceptions, memories and imagination of individuals matter, and that without wonder and reflection, research and action are blind and blundering.”
Natural history: Voices from the greenwood. Review by Caspar Henderson. Nature: 538, pp. 314–315, 20 October 2016.
The Hearts of Oak exhibition e-catalogue is now available. It documents the recent show at The Bedales Gallery, Hampshire, and many of the sculptures are for sale.
To download the e-catalogue from the homepage, click on the gallery of the exhibition, and then click at the bottom of the first page where it says, ‘ Many of these sculptures are for sale download the catalogue‘.
You can also get there by clicking on the ‘enquiries invited’ tab at the top of the homepage, and selecting ‘Hearts of Oak Exhibition’.