Regular walks throughout the Winter are my way of keeping connected to the landscape and the changing of the seasons.
Come January and February I eagerly await the smallest signs of spring that may appear- buds starting to form, green shoots appearing, snow drops, the slight lengthening of days, and, of course, the bright and vibrant yellow of the whin/gorse blossom providing a burst of hopeful colour even on the greyest days.
For my third blog focusing on the Land and Lore exhibition I am sharing a little more about some of the new processes I explored as part of creating artwork for the exhibition and in expanding my own practice.
In my second blog post connected to the Land and Lore exhibition, I will be exploring a little more about the textile installation piece- Woodland Quilt (A Quilt for Suibne mac Colmáin). I will explore its symbolism and meaning and how it was produced on Irish Linen to celebrate Irish Woodlands