Caryl Beach uses photography, video, painting and printmaking to capture everyday experiences in the landscape, evolving into a visual diary and reflective journey. Her video piece made for ‘Herford Layers’ won best video at Eastern Approaches, 2012.
“Through my research of Wallace I have developed a close affinity with his early years spent in Hertford where he too walked possibly the same pathways and rivers edges and visited the sites of Old Mills. His love and fascination of nature are a passion I share. The works I have developed for this project reflect my journeys and observations and, I hope, capture the essence of Wallace’s own passion and enquiring mind.”
I have also produced a short video for Wallace 100 titled ‘the simple act of walking’
Art Trail 7 Nov – 24 Nov 2013 Hertford Town Centre shop & businesses trail map to follow soon
Launch Event and one day show of work sculpture, video, printmaking, textiles, installation
at Courtyard Arts Centre on sunday 10th Nov 1- 4
free on site parking on Sundays. Location Port Vale, Hertford SG14 3AA
Caryl Beach, Sally Tyrie and Veronica Grassi studied together at the University of Hertfordshire on the MAFine Art course and are currently based at Digswell Arts Trust studios. Following on from a show at Courtyard Arts in Hertford in 2012, which examined Hertford’s heritage, they have come together again to create work that responds to one of Hertford’s historical residents, Alfred Russel Wallace.
‘Wallace 100’ Art Trail coincides with nationwide events being organised by the
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