Vermont Studio Centre | USA & Vanguard Gallery| Cork | June 2002
In 2002, I was awarded a Full Fellowship Award by The Vermont Studio Centre, USA - this enabled me to be artist in residence for 6 weeks. I arrived in early spring - a time when the sap on the Maple Trees was rising. Upon seeing the collecting of the sap by cutting into each tree trunk and witnessing the sap slowly flowing into bowls became the starting point for this exhibition. Daily excursions on foot brought me to the forested woods of northern Vermont to view this spectacle.