Invasive Species: Shaping the Landscape

Image of Joanne Hall's sculpture, 'In the Between'

Twelve contemporary sculptures by members of Yorkshire Sculptors Group will be on display in the formal gardens over the summer.

Dates: 1 July – 31 October 2021

'Invasive Species: Shaping the Landscape' is an exhibition of contemporary sculpture by members of the Yorkshire Sculptors Group. The artists explore ideas around nature, humanity and control. To maintain the delicate balance between order and disorder which is characteristic of garden design, the artworks highlight the hidden stories of the landscape management of a Victorian walled garden and a grade 1 listed environment. 

Twelve sculptures will be displayed at Wentworth Castle Gardens and eleven at Cannon Hall Park & Gardens.

‘Pernicious’ … explores our relationship with the natural environment and the mark we leave behind us.” Sally Barker, Artist

'12x2=24’… installation reflects on the current mandate for social distancing and our sense of isolation and confinement during lockdown. “ Lewis Robinson, Artist

Yorkshire Sculptors Group

Garry Barker, Sally Barker, Paula Chambers, Victoria Ferrand Scott, Deborah Gardner, Carole Griffiths, George Hainsworth, Lucy Hainsworth, Joanne Hall, Vincent James, Lewis Robinson, Linda Thompson, Nicholas Vaughan, Melanie Wilks.

Download a Shaping the Landscape trail map (PDF / 2.2MB) download for Wentworth Castle Gardens and Canon Hall Park & Gardens.

Image of family activity leaflet - pick up at Visitor Reception!
Image of family activity leaflet for Shaping the Landscape exhibition
Image of family activity leaflet - pick up at Visitor Reception!