The Romance of the Garden: Fragments and Memories is a new exhibition of works by Dawson Murray and Liz Murray. Dawson and Liz’s great passion for the garden permeates their work, each interpreting this in a very individual way.

Married for 51 years, Dawson and Liz Murray share a great passion for plants and have spent the twenty-one years since they moved to Fife designing a beautiful garden which provides a constantly changing source of inspiration for their work. Although sharing a studio, their work on the theme of the garden is very different and extremely individual in interpretation.

Dawson, a graduate of Glasgow, works mainly on a large scale concentrating on the movement of light as it affects form and colour in the garden, interpreting this in fluid marks. He is showing work in acrylic, watercolour and etching.

Liz, a graduate of Dundee, likes to weave stories around her painting and in this instance all her work relates to a fictitious French botanist and plant-collector of the early 20th century. Drawn, painted and collaged, these delicate works often incorporate actual found objects.

The Romance of the Garden: Fragments and Memories.
18th May – 13th July 2018
Private View 6:30pm-9pm, 18th May
Sciennes Gallery
1 Summerhall,
Edinburgh EH91PL

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