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The Valley in the Glass Exhibition 22 Nov to 18 Dec 2016, Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm


The Works


Amanda spent five years walking, looking and listening in Gloucestershire’s Slad Valley with camera, sketchbook and sound recorder to hand.  Her aim was to explore the cultural, emotional and practical connections we feel with the land and its wildlife, and how these have changed over time, for good or ill. In 2014 her exhibition “Valley Under the Skin” celebrated the valley’s beauty (click here to see a selection of  the work featured in that exhibition). Now, in “Valley in the Glass she brings together striking glass sculptures with the photographs and stories that inspired her and a haunting soundscape, to create an uplifting and thought-provoking experience of this most treasured valley.


The Venue - Nature in Art


Nature in Art is the perfect venue for an exhibition drawing on the natural world, the world’s first museum and art gallery dedicated to fine, decorative and applied art inspired by nature. The lovely Nature in Art Museum & Art Gallery is at Twigworth, Gloucestershire,  GL2 9PA.

 

 Click HERE to go to the gallery website for directions and more information.


For more on the overall project, for Amanda’s blog on the walks, and the exhibition gallery from her earlier exhibition  just explore the links at the top of the page.

Interested in trying out glass art?


During the exhibition Amanda is running a two-day taster course at Nature in Art exploring two glass techniques to create images inspired by nature.  “Landscapes in Glass” 10-11 December 2016.  No glass experience or drawing skill required, just enthusiasm.


For more information and course bookings call 01452 731422 or click here