Ruth Glasheen is an artist-basketmaker. Her work for this exhibition is based on a walk through the South Downs.
Ruth is interested in exploring the sights, sounds and smells of a particular summer’s day, the geology, the history, mapping and the artistic representation of the landscape. The acts of walking, thinking, dreaming and remembering merge. Ruth uses a variety of traditional basketry techniques in her work, which she likes to hand-dye. For this piece she has chosen to use coiling, a methodof joining soft materials such as grasses.