Birch Tree Gallery – a venue for fine-crafts, prints and works on paper – is celebrating its first anniversary. The gallery focuses on art works that have roots in nature – whether in materials, inspiration or thematic elements. The birch tree image is very simple, but powerful. The strong visual and tactile quality of its bark embodies many of the same qualities that differentiate fine crafts from other arts - physicality of the art medium, texture, and time to master technical skills to produce the works.
‘Defining Lines‘ is another duo exhibition, showcasing works on paper by Pamela Grace from Kirkpatrick Durham in Galloway and Jenny Morten from Bridlington, East Yorkshire, England. Pamela Grace captures countryside images in pen/ ink drawings and etchings. Jenny Morten explores power of nature through balance, fragility and multi-layered surfaces of ceramic vessels.