Food for the soul. Exhilaration for the mind.

Abstractedly depicting elements of natural beauty from this precious endangered planet of ours

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"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe" John Muir

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Compassion for others. Translated into action.

100% of all sales donated to charity, almost £9000 to date. "Together we can make a difference"

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Lesley Carruthers

Lesley Carruthers’ widely acclaimed art is the product of a largely intuitive process. This is without doubt informed and inspired by the seascapes and landscapes in which she has lived and worked. During almost two decades of working as a sculptor she undertook many commissions. Significant ones led to public sculptures in Essex, and in Colquhoun Square in Helensburgh.

Her return to her native Scotland in 2010 resulted in an impressive and fascinating new body of work, including some new bronze pieces. However, this move also inspired her to return to painting. She is now working almost exclusively with fluid acrylics and alcohol inks, resulting in a new and exciting range of abstract paintings.

Her technique in both sculpting and painting is instinctive, basically happening without advance planning or rational thought.  She finds the creative process both unpredictable and unfathomable, yet at the same time hugely inspirational. “Working in abstract allows me to communicate in a different way. People interpret what they see in the light of their own experiences, which can lead to a deeper, richer connection.

Since the first lockdown she has chosen not to retain any money from painting sales, but to donate all proceeds to charity. None of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful.” – Mother Teresa