Ann-Margreth’s Blog

Upcoming Courses

Upcoming Courses

Stone carving weekend workshops for all abilities at New Brewery Arts Cirencester, Gloucestershire. 20/21/22 Nov. 2015 15/16/17 Apr. 2016 8/9/10 July 2016 Book here Weekly Classes at New Brewery Art Every Monday starting 11th Jan. 2016 until...

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Anchor – Exhibition

Anchor – Exhibition

Private view Friday 25 September 7-9 PM
Exhibition open 26-30 September 11-4 PM
Line Gallery, SVA, John ST, Stroud, GL5 2HA

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Mine surveying and 3-D scanning

Mine surveying and 3-D scanning

As a stone carver...thinking about where the rock comes from and how it is quarried, here something visual for my thoughts... https://youtu.be/8HdgliagAds

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A time & a place – New Brewery Arts, Cirencester

A time & a place – New Brewery Arts, Cirencester

'A time & a place' work by Ann-Margreth Bohl about artist residencies. Starting 17th January 2015 Ann-Margreth is a german born artist working predominantly with natural materials stone, beeswax, graphite, string, leather etc. Through the process of...

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Commissioned work coming along

Commissioned work coming along

This carving is now developing all round, initially faced with a similar scenario with this piece as with the last large carving, with no lifting equipment available and the weight to great to move the stone it stayed in one position for a...

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is use of material the one for this job ?

is use of material the one for this job ?

...so I want to work with light and shadow, freely available every day and night but how can a material highlight certain qualities of it and which once do I want to highlight? When using graphite I noticed that even though the marks are dark,...

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Search light

Search light

...ever since 'Convergence & Space' I had a strong inclination to explore shadows, it's origin and visual possibilities. Paul Grellier and myself had planned for a residency in the Clearwell Caves in the Forest of Dean to explore exactly...

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Artefact or Fiction

Artefact or Fiction

1st - 31st May 2014 Stroud Museum in the Park On 'Artefact or Fiction' A temporary intervention amongst the Historic collection rooms, involving genuine Curiosities and artistry both to intrigue and inspire, Wherein you the viewer, may...

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Bronze casting

Bronze casting

My fascination with fire led me to try my hand on bronze casting, I could never quite understand it when explained to me, I had to see it for myself. Soon understanding that indeed a lengthy and complicated process lies behind the ancient...

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In a world of shadows

In a world of shadows

Convergence & Space is still having an impact on my work...the shadows we discovered in the Goods Shed, their movement and the way they layer up...intensifying the experience of their existence. I tried to gather information about shadows...

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Open Studios and Site Festival 2014 Stroud

The Site Festival is a contemporary arts festival, now in its 18th year, which brings a full and dynamic programme of visual arts, performance, music, screenings, open studios and talks to the Stroud Valleys for the whole month of May. The Site...

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Stone Carving Workshop – New Brewery Arts, Cirencester

Ann-Margreth will be teaching a 3-day weekend workshop, carving from sketches or directly onto Cotswold stone. You will learn how to create your own piece of art. Tools provided. Stone can be purchased from the Ann-Margreth. New Brewery Arts,...

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Artist talk & re-opening of ‘Convergence & Space’

Artist talk & re-opening of ‘Convergence & Space’

Artist talk thursday 5th December at SVA Stroud John Street 8pm (with possibility to view exhibition prior to talk 6pm-8pm) 'Convergence&Space' re-opens weekend saturday 7th& sunday 8th December 11am-5pm, included some new work created...

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This is where we got to

This is where we got to

Weeks have passed by, 'Convergence&Space' has been visited well, during the week of its opening we had about 900 people coming to see it, all ages, from fellow artists to passers by parking in the car park next to the Goods Shed to fetch a...

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