Open Call Opportunity for South West Artists

The Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust is looking for artworks that respond and connect to themes of shelter, sanctuary, recycling and renewal in forest and woodland environments.  We are particularly interested in artworks that explore themes of bio-diversity, wildlife and…


New film commissions

ALEC FINLAY AND KRISTINA VEASEY LAUNCH TWO FILMS EXPLORING LANDSCAPE AND DISABILITY IN LOCKDOWN: The Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust is proud to have worked with artists Kristina Veasey and Alec Finlay on two short film commissions. The films were…


New poetry commission – Soil unsoiled

The Forest Of Dean Sculpture Trust has been proud to collaborate with Khady Gueye and Zakiya McKenzie over the last three months on a new commission, Soil unsoiled.   ‘Soil unsoiled’ is a poem that explores themes drawn from the…


Observatories

An online art project by Rich White. Do you have a favourite view of the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean? Inspired by Bruce Allan’s 1988 sculpture ‘Observatory’ which was part of the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail from 1988…


Window to the Forest

Calling all socially isolating families to take part in our Window Forests project! We are inviting you to make your own hanging stain glass window, inspired by Kevin Atherton’s iconic Cathedral sculpture and the beautiful Forest of Dean. We know…


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“The Forest is my safe space. It’s somewhere I like to go to escape, it makes me feel at peace and happy. I feel free when I’m in the forest” These moving words have been written by a child taking…


Threshold by Natasha Rosling Unveilled

Photo Garry Loughlin. Copyright Natasha Rosling 2019. Threshold is a new permanent sculpture by artist Natasha Rosling sited by a sheltered woodland pond on the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail.  Inspired by the ancient history of mining beneath the surface…