The veneration of trees is an ancient and ongoing human endeavor. Throughout history, the sacred tree has personified our understanding of life, death, knowledge, and liberty.
Emile Birch is a leading New Hampshire teaching artist and professional sculptor whose public artworks have been commissioned by many businesses and communities throughout the state. The sculptures in this body of work explore the spiritual nature of living trees and their transformation when cut and felled. This colorful and kinetic exhibit is filled with ancient and new symbolism integrated into mesmerizing designs.
For more information about exhibits and events, visit Plymouth.edu/gallery.