International environmental artist. Has exhibited throughout UK, Australia and recently Ukraine representing Australia at the inaugural International Contemporary Sculpture Festival organised by Kyiv Sculpture Project and in collaboration with the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in June 2012; in 2014 she is making work in Gran Canaria. Passion for making site-specific environmental installations. Shown in isolated arid locations such as the ancient dry lake bed of Lake George in ACT, Australia, deserts in South Australia, the exposed ragged cliff tops above Bondi Beach for Sculpture by the Sea in Sydney, the wet lush rural gardens at Lowood Gallery in Cumbria, UK, created floating works at the lakes of University of Western Sydney & the Botanic Gardens in Kiev, Ukraine. Experienced art & design educator.
Workshop: Site-specific art installations, exploring imagination
ALL DAY: Thursday 20 August, 9.30 – 3.30 at Somerset Earth Science Centre BA3 5JU
Join Sally for the day to explore and experiment with making your own site-specific environmental installations. Sally will share her love of making art works that are inspired and respond to their site and encourage you to explore your imagination through visualisation and your response to your surroundings to inspire new ideas, thoughts and uses of materials. Come prepared to play, experiment and have fun!
Suggested materials (provided, but participants can collect/bring some): sticks (thin bamboo, lollie sticks, barbeque sticks), cardboard rolls, air drying clay or plasticine, fabric, feathers, string/raffia/fine wire, garbage bits & bobs, plastic bags, possibly bean & wheat seeds
ARTIST TALK: Sally Kidall, Thursday 20th August, 5.30-6.30pm, SESC
To book please contact:
Fiona Campbell: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: (01749) 880394/07515537224