Fade

Fade

Fade Images of the fragile flora that bloom and fade across the surface of the earth. Mary Bourne has made exquisite images of flowers, leaves and thorny branches in polished slate. The delicacy of the result defies the fierceness of the method. She sand-blasts the...
Tuscany

Tuscany

Tuscany Mary has spent two three month periods in Tuscany – as a Royal Scottish Academy John Kinross Scholar in Florence when a new graduate in 1985 and thirty years later as recipient of Royal Society of Sculptors’ Brian Mercer Award to Studio Sem in Pietrasanta. ...
Thread of Light

Thread of Light

A Thread of Light 2010 And I have by me now, for my comfort, two strange white flowers … to witness that … gratitude and a mutual tenderness still lived on in the heart of man. H.G. Wells "The Time Machine" This group of works considered the fine line...
Places

Places

Places In this group of works, the character of places and the meanings vested in them is...
Landscapes of the Heart

Landscapes of the Heart

Landscapes of the Heart Sometimes the wind sweeps from the West across the Laich of Moray. It lifts the light, sandy soil in great clouds and deposits it in drifts across the roads; snowploughs become sandploughs.   In this open landscape trees are significant. On the...