Jane Bevan is a lifelong collector and an artist with a passion for English woodlands. Walking daily amongst ancient trees near her home in Derbyshire, she gathers interesting and eye catching materials to carry home and transform into artworks.
The thorns, fragments of bark, seeds, feathers and acorn cups are celebrated in Jane’s work, often because of their tiny imperfections and irregularities. It is the smaller, quiet details of nature that appeal, the single sycamore seed or quirky twig which might otherwise be over-looked. Jane’s pieces are hand-stitched, tied and intricately assembled using waxed thread or natural cordage.