Beatrice Searle

Beatrice Searle

Beatrice Searle lives and works in Scotland. She trained in Fine Art at Newcastle University and subsequently completed a three year stonemasonry apprenticeship with Lincoln Cathedral. Her art practice explores how human beings connect to their landscape and natural environment, our relationship with vital ecosystems, the internal landscapes we construct for ourselves and the power of landscape to affirm and strengthen. Ecological and geological research are the main informants of her practice. Her work takes the form of sculpture, performance, writing and drawing.

Polson Stone

Foregathered wi’ the beast

I am standing in a lay-by of the A9, 2 miles north of Brora. I am face to face, for the first time, with a stone that I encountered a…