Natural Area, Galleries and Cedar Vista
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Sixteen diverse and organic works of art by four different artists will be positioned outside the Galleries and along Cedar Vista, sitting among some of Kew’s spectacular trees. The impressive bespoke pieces of outdoor art have been created specifically to fit into Kew’s changing environment. Stroll among the works as you enjoy the beauty of autumn at Kew.
Julia Clarke, works predominantly with natural materials, mainly willow, both dried and living. Her sculptures have their own character and evocative qualities, encompassing space and playing with tension, form and scale.
Nigel Ross, a self-taught sculptor, has spent his life working with trees. He seeks to save tree trunks from logging and planking, sculpting them into large abstract organic forms.
Claudia Wegner, an Austrian painter, ceramist and mycologist, combines her passion for the elusive world of fungi with her large detailed paintings. She aims to unveil the hidden beauty of fungi in her art.
Woody Fox Willow, a sculptor based in Devon, creates figurative sculptures from natural material such as willow and dogwood. He specialises in animal forms and abstract plant shapes using the natural colour that willow provides.
Visit Rebecca's Life in Death exhibition, and weave your way through the hanging garlands of flowers. The garlands are made up from her personal collection of plants and flowers dried and preserved over a six year period.
Find out how Lindsay Sekulowicz used botanist and explorer Richard Spruce's collections from the Brazilian Amazon as her inspiration. See Lindsay's work alongside that of the 19th century explorer.
Dr Sherwood will introduce you to a seasonal selection of contemporary botanical paintings from her extensive art collection. The exhibition features paintings of fruit and plants from around the world.
Sensory walk for people with sight loss – Sunday 8 October, 11.30am and 2pm – booking essential
Discovery bus tours for people with walking difficulties – Tuesday 10 October, 11.30am and 2pm – booking essential
Walks for people with dementia – Tuesday 17 October, 10.30am from Victoria Gate, walk lasts up to one hour