Growing Sculpture


Annual Open Studio Exhibition

artroom Allanbank Mill Steading
You can see the work in our artroom at Allanbank Mill Steading at anytime between April and October if you make an appointment. Other wise the best time to see work is at our Annual Open Studio 

Open Studio 2018 3rd - 6th August
(open from 11am – 6pm on each of the 4 days).
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Next year will be our 24th OPEN STUDIO. Our guest artist is still to be announced.

The garden is an important part of our Open Studio and has been a vital place for experiments with growing sculpture.

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‘Songs for Winter’ – City Art Centre, Edinburgh
4th November 2017 to 4th March 2018

Charles Poulsen and Pauline Burbidge are showing together. We are busy planning the show and making new work for it. Drawing is at the heart of the exhibition. We will show a large selection of drawings on paper, stitched drawings, sculpture, quilts and sketchbooks reflecting our practice here at Allanbank Mill Steading.

running concurrently

Growth & Art, Pauline Burbidge & Charles Poulsen
At: The Royal Botanic Gardens, RBGE Library Foyer, The Science Building, 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh

See more of Pauline & Charlie's work, together with related books on display, from the RBGE Library. For example, the first Cyanotype printed book British Algae, by Annie Atkins (1843), and illustrations of growing constructions by John Hope (1725 – 1786).