In September this year, the world-famous Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) race was staged in Harrogate and I was contacted by British Cycling two weeks before the event and was asked to create a piece of artwork made from stainless-steel to present to the President of the UCI.
Talk about art and nature by Anita Bowerman and Amanda Owen, The Yorkshire Shepherdess at RHS Garden Harlow Carr.
I have nearly completed my year as Artist-in-Residence at RHS Garden Harlow Carr. I love painting outside and immersing myself in nature, which painting scenes around the gardens at Harlow Carr has given me the opportunity to do. I have painted using fallen twigs, leaves, moss and other natural materials.