Figured Wood an exhibition by Tansy Lee Moir.

Figured Wood an exhibition by Tansy Lee Moir.

Sat 5 Apr — Sun 3 Aug 2014

10.00 am
Dawyck Botanic Garden (find us)
The Studio
Free entry to The Studio
No booking required

Known for her dramatic, sensual charcoals & fluid line drawings, in this exhibition Tansy Lee Moir presents artwork which notes the strange similarities between tree & human forms, hinting at the ancient links between wood & flesh.

Her work is inspired by trees, their history & the influence that human actions have in shaping them: in the way they provide a solid representation of time. She uses maps, digital records & local knowledge to search out unusual or interesting trees, then makes drawings in the field to record her encounters, developing them in her studio as charcoals, pastels & photopolymer prints.

Tansy is based in Edinburgh & works at locations around Scotland.

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