This collage depicts a farm show. Every element of the composition gives an impression of the fun and bustle associated with this regular social event that is part of life in a small Scottish Borders town.
Born in 1940 in Lucknow in India, Carola Gordon lived in South Africa and Norway before gaining an Honours Degree in English from Cambridge, followed by a Drawing and Painting Diploma from Edinburgh College of Art. After several international lecturing jobs, she participated in a number of exhibitions, showing her fabric collage and watercolour pieces in and around Edinburgh.
With thanks to New Hall Art Collection and Open Eye Gallery for information about this artist.