Artist Ann Coomber

The Soft Sound of Your Breath - Alabaster

Ann Coomber

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Media Sculpture
Type Sculpture
Price £1200.00 / $1593.24
Size 29 x 18 cm
Ref 26261

The Trees are Whispering - Zimbabwean Opal Stone

Ann Coomber

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Media Sculpture
Type Sculpture
Price £1200.00 / $1593.24
Size 35 x 13 cm
Ref 26259

"Into the Sweet Night" - Alabaster and charred wood plinth

Ann Coomber

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Media Sculpture
Type Sculpture
Price £1000.00 / $1327.70
Size 26 x 43 cm
Ref 24216

Wild Love - Portland Limestone

Ann Coomber

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Media Sculpture
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Price Sold
Size 21 x 19 cm
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Born: 1954, London.

Education: BA in Social and Political Science 1995-2006

After a move to the Highlands from Essex, I established Gramarye Studio, a small craft business working in handmade paper, papier mache and printmaking. The business was closed in 2006 in order to retrain in sculpture and stone carving.

2005-2015 Stone carving courses, West Dean College, West Sussex

Letter-cutting course, The Memorial Arts Trust, Newburgh, Fife

Woodcarving course, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

2010 Resumed exhibiting with new sculpture work

Member of Visual Arts Scotland Member of Society of Scottish Artists

Sculpture Exhibitions: 2018 February: Reflections (with Suzie MacKenzie), Birch Tree Gallery, Edinburgh

August: Time Traveller, (solo exhibition), Sawyer Gallery, NTS Inverewe Garden

October: Off The Wall, (group exhibition), ScotlandArt Gallery, Glasgow

2017 April: Caught in Stone (solo exhibition), Gallery An Talla Dearg, Skye

July: featured artist, Lochcarron Gallery, Lochcarron September: Sculpt at Kew, Kew Gardens, London

2016 May: Dreamscapes (solo exhibition), Plockton Hall Gallery, Plockton

September: Members’s Exhibition, An Talla Solais, Ullapool 2015

August: Lochalsh Arts Fair, Dornie

December: Winter Salon, Timespan, Helmsdale

2014 June: Ghost Landscapes, (solo exhibition), Plockton Hall Gallery, Plockton

2013 April to May: Natural Selection, Moray Arts Centre, Findhorn

August: Lochalsh Arts Fair, Dornie

2012 June: West Coast Open 8, An Talla Solais, Ullapool August: Lochalsh Arts Fair, Dornie

September: Members Exhibition, An Talla Solais, Ullapool

2011 April/ May: Fugitive Moments (solo exhibition): Portree Library, Isle of Skye

May: West Coast Open 7, An Talla Solais, Ullapool June: Impressions, Plockton Hall Gallery, Plockton

June to October: PVAF: Encounters with Time: Threshold Artspace, Perth Theatre

August: Lochalsh Arts Fair, Dornie

October to Dec: PVAF: Encounters with Place: Threshold Artspace, Perth Theatre

2010 August: Lochalsh Arts Fair, Dornie

Nov to June 2011: Inchmore Gallery, Inchmore, Inverness

Work has also been exhibited at: Inchmore Gallery, Inchmore, Inverness Golspie Gallery, Golspie Bealach Gallery, Tornapress

Coomber's work is moving away from ‘static’ forms towards shapes that flow like water and wind, influenced by the wild Highland weather – Ann loves to make the stone ‘move’.

'The Trees are Whispering' is inspired by, and contains a memory of, a quiet early morning walk in the woods at Inverewe Garden where Ann had her residency in 2019.

'Wild Love' -  recalls those early dizzy days of a love affair.

'The Soft Sound of Your Breath' remembers the nights listening to a loved one and feeling safe.