Pearwood Mobile Sculpture

Frances Pelly
Pearwood Mobile Sculpture by Frances Pelly is a hand-made, decorative piece, inspired by the beauty of the Yellow Iris or 'Flag' plant.

Frances Pelly crafted her Pearwood Mobile Sculpture from painted mahogany carved to resemble the Yellow Iris or 'Flag' plant. Each piece is suspended by nylon threads and reacts to current in the air, moving to reveal their many permutations of form, enhanced by light & shadow.
Material: Mahogany
Dimensions: Height: 100cm, Length: 100cm, Width: 6cm
Care Instructions: Wipe with cloth
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The design of this piece was originally sketched out around pressed yellow iris flowers. Each piece is hand carved and finished with a coat of paint then light waxing.
The Maker Frances Pelly Sculptor - Scotland

Frances Pelly has worked as a practicing sculptor since completing her postgraduate art degree in Dundee, having resided in Orkney since she was invited to be an artist in residence at the Highland Park Distillery more than 30 years ago. Frances draws a lot of inspiration from her surroundings, exploring the local land, seascape and flora in her unique forms. Frances has also travelled internationally with her work, having also completed notable residencies at Fort William Library, The Eden Project and on Baffin Island.