ARTIST TALK & BOTANICAL ART WORKSHOP WITH VISIT TO PRINCESSHAY ROOF GARDEN APIARY
The Art of the Bee Garden
Artist Amy Shelton
Saturday 24th September 10am -1pm
Venue: Café Rouge in Princesshay & Princesshay Roof Garden
Cost: £10.00 (concessions: students, over 60’s, & low waged £5.00) minimum age 16.
(Meet at the Princesshay customer service point on Bampfylde Lane between Superdry and Chando Deli for a tour of the rooftop apiary before heading to the function room of Café Rouge for the art workshop).
In this workshop, led by artist Amy Shelton, you will learn how to create your own miniature herbarium artwork using real pressed flowers, and discover how Amy collected and pressed the flowers for her newly installed public artwork the ‘Princesshay Honey Flow’ lightbox. Participants will create an intricate framed artwork of their own using real pressed flowers in response to visiting Amy’s piece. You will also have the chance to visit Princesshay’s wonderful rooftop garden where Amy collected may of the samples for the commission. You are welcome to bring along any special plants you have already pressed in advance. All other materials (including pressed flowers and a frame) will be provided.
Amy Shelton is an Artist and Artistic Director of Honeyscribe. Recent exhibitons; Southbank Centre, the Eden Project, Peninsula Arts, Wellcome Collection, Scottish Poetry Library, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, Gallery of the Literary Bureau Schwalenberg, Germany & DAAD Gallery, Berlin.