Mary Bourne



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Birch Sketch 1, Caithness flagstone and silver leaf, 15 x 57 x 2cm

One Loch, Two Days, Caithness flagstone, 2 no @ (6x 50 x 60cm)

Some Place. Caithness flagstone, 4 no, largest: 40cm diameter

Between the Leaves (detail), Moray sandstone, 6 quarry blocks

Water Cut, Salterwath limestone, 2.5m high

Carpet of Leaves, Scottish Poetry Library, Caithness flagstone


Mary Bourne is a visual artist whose work explores mankind’s emotional, intellectual and physical relationships with the world we live in. Based in rural Moray in the North East of Scotland she works principally in natural stone, using a variety of techniques (carving, sandblasting, heat and polishing) to find subtle physical forms for poetic ideas.


Mary Bourne RSA trained at Edinburgh College of Art. Her professional experience has included numerous public commissions, including The Scottish Poetry Library, Eden Court Theatre and interpretative artworks at Bennachie, Aberdeenshire and Mallerstang, East Cumbria. Mary has taught at several Scottish Art Schools, has worked with a broad range of community groups and has exhibited widely in Britain and abroad, receiving a number of prizes and awards. Over the years she has served on various arts organisations’ committees and boards, including a period as Chair of the Scottish Sculpture Workshop (2002-2005). She is currently Chair of Deveron Arts.


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