1 - Beach, North Uist 2009 c. Anne Bevan
2 - Anne Bevan ‘Flow’, 2012 c Anne Bevan, Michael Wolchover
3 - Anne Bevan ‘Particle, Cibicides lobatulus’, giclee print 2009 c. Anne Bevan, Michael Wolchover
Anne Bevan is a visual artist, researcher and Curriculum Leader for Art & Design at Orkney College UHI. Her artwork combines sculpture with photography, video, sound and text, and she often works collaboratively with people from other disciplines. Common themes involve landscape and the environment, in particular water, the sea and the littoral zone. Recent projects have focused on marine biology, wave and tidal energy and coastal change, working with scientists at the University of Edinburgh, the International Centre for Island Technology (Heriott Watt University) and archaeologists at Orkney College UHI.
Anne exhibits her work nationally and internationally, this includes work in Germany, Japan, Sweden, Poland, USA and solo exhibitions at the Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh; the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow; the Pier Art Centre, Orkney; Taigh Chearsabhagh, North Uist and with Shetland Arts. Works in public spaces include Moon Pool, a sculpture in Tyrebagger Forrest, Aberdeenshire, and Source, a site-specific sculpture in Stromness harbour. Publications include collaborations with the writer Janice Galloway: Pipelines (Fruitmarket Gallery 2001) and Rosengarten (Platform Projects 2004) and a two volume book with artist Andrea Roe: Things Unspoken – Things Unseen (Pier Arts Centre 2013) with newly commissioned texts from writers Janice Galloway, Alan Spence, Robert Alan Jamieson and marine scientist Professor Kate Darling.
Anne is also a researcher with CORE - creative research into the environment, a multidisciplinary network which examines creative responses to environmental change and brings together researchers and practitioners from visual art, landscape architecture, anthropology, creative writing and science. Anne was recently elected as an Academician of the Royal Scottish Academy.