Lovely Weather

5th June - 18th July 2004
Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery


Internationally acclaimed Scottish sculptor and environment artist Diane Maclean presents her exhibition ‘Lovely Weather’ at peterborough digital arts. This innovative and multidisciplinary exhibition features kinetic sculpture, word art, large-scale photography, video projection, and a new sculpture commission titled ‘Aeolus’.

“In My Work I continually seek ways to interpret the elements. The collaborations with scientists have given me a new insight into the weather and the reality of climate change. By making their work available to me they have enabled me to make completely new art works, Which are a combination of the results of scientific research and my own vision.” Dianne Maclean

Events during the exhibition included the opening on Saturday June 5th. This was attended by Dianne Maclean, Judith Nasby from Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Canada, David Waltner Toews one of the contributing artists and Councillor David Raines, Mayor of Peterborough.

Diane also led two very successful workshops with local primary school children. In which they created umbrellas and responded to the works with a dance
Maclean has created entirely new work for this exhibition in collaboration with professors at the University of Guelph: poet and veterinarian David Waltner-Toews (Population Science); photographer and meteorologist Terry Gillespie (Land Resource Science); and William M. Schertzer (Adjunct Professor, University of Guelph) and his colleagues at the National Water Research Institute (Canada).

Lovely Weather will begin its international tour at peterborough digital arts and continue to the Crawford Arts Centre, St. Andrews, Scotland in 2004. The catalogue is co-published by Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, peterborough digital arts, and Crawford Art Centre.

If you missed the exhibition with us the show will be exhibited at Crawford Arts Centre, Fife from August.
Press Release

Internationally acclaimed Scottish sculptor and environment artist Diane Maclean presents her exhibition ‘Lovely Weather’ at peterborough digital arts. This innovative and multidisciplinary exhibition features kinetic sculpture, word art, large-scale photography, video projection, and a new sculpture commission titled ‘Aeolus’.

Maclean has created entirely new work for this exhibition in collaboration with professors at the University of Guelph: poet and veterinarian David Waltner-Toews (Population Science); photographer and meteorologist Terry Gillespie (Land Resource Science); and William M. Schertzer (Adjunct Professor, University of Guelph) and his colleagues at the National Water Research Institute (Canada).

Lovely Weather will begin its international tour at peterborough digital arts and continue to the Crawford Arts Centre, St. Andrews, Scotland in 2004. The catalogue is co-published by Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, peterborough digital arts, and Crawford Art Centre.
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