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The Book of Leaves Exhibition 2019

Updated: Aug 25, 2019

Pen drawing of a leaf
The Book of Leaves. Corsham

The Plymouth Art Weekender is on the weekend of the 27/28/29 September 2019, when exhibitions and events will happen across the city.

I am pleased to announce that I am being hosted by the Plymouth Proprietary Library* to showcase my Book of Leaves project as part of the Plymouth Art Weekender. It will be an exhibition of drawings and glass engraving expanding and including the Book of Leaves project.

The Book of Leaves was a collection of drawings of leaves. The leaves were found and sent to me by people from all over the world over the course of a year. Each one was given with detail of when, where and why it was picked. I then drew each leaf and bound them together (using Japanese stab binding) to form a book. This project explored themes of memory, place and the ephemeral beauty of nature.

To accompany the exhibition the Library will have a display of supporting books and materials.

I will be in attendance to talk about my work. If you feel inclined, I invite you to bring me a leaf to add to the collection.


The Plymouth Proprietary Library, St Barnabas Terrace, Plymouth, PL1 5NN

*The PPL was founded in 1810 as an independent members library. More information about the charity can be found by clicking here.


FRIDAY 27th September 5pm - 7pm. (Preview event)

SATURDAY 28th September 11am - 6pm

SUNDAY 29th September 11am - 5pm

For more information about the Plymouth Art Weekender 2019 follow this link

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