Dawyck transformations

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DAWYCK Botanic Garden has inspired a craft exhibition.

Edinburgh artist Anna S King visited Dawyck for more than 18 months and her creative response to the Peeblesshire gardens is A Quiet Intervention, which opens on Tuesday.

The internationally recognised fibre artist said: “This is a revealing and truthful intervention, showing the integrity of the garden and all that it contains; there is nothing imposed; nothing artificial. The transformations are like those wrought by nature with the changes of the seasons.”

The work includes textiles, baskets, objects created from found materials – pictured, notebooks and photographs. Over her visits, the artist watched and documented the changing seasons and collected materials discarded by the trees and plants which she has transformed and incorporated in the exhibition.

Ms King has exhibited worldwide and a retrospective of her work was held at the National Museum of Scotland in 2007.

A Quiet Intervention runs until May 1 in the Dawyck Studio.