Anne Gilchrist is a Scottish artist whose work concentrates entirely on the natural world, and her main aim as an artist is to bring nature into people’s lives. Her practise includes diverse approaches to landscape: she exhibits directly in the natural environment, as well as in the gallery. Her methods are also diverse, she utilises oil paint, pencil, and installations using natural found materials. The pyrography exhibited here reflects this diverse approach and a connection with the woodlands she works in.
Her work in Scottish woodlands takes time to meditate on our relationship with nature. With guided walks she directs her audience to find art she has created in situ, making the experience of finding them an interactive journey of discovery.
Anne has exhibited widely – most recently at: Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh; Scottish Natural Heritage, Battleby, Perthshire; Perth Museum and Art Gallery; Benmore Botanic Garden; National Trust for Scotland Glencoe Visitor Centre; Birnam Arts; Vogrie Country Park, Midlothian; StAnza International Poetry Festival 2016 and Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015.
She is currently working on a site-specific outdoor work in Dawyck Botanic Garden, Stobo, which will be exhibited there for the 2020 season’s opening.