This timeless and iconic piece echos the beauty of the Canadian landscape. These cut-steel spruce trees, each free-handed by the artist, are set in a piece of finished cherry burl giving the feel of a magnificent northern forest. Note the detail of the web of roots running along the "ground", crisscrossing over one another. This piece is a true one-of-a-kind and would make an amazing wedding, birthday or anniversary gift for nature-lovers, cottagers, hikers or anyone who appreciates the beauty of nature.
Total Height: 23” and the burl is approximately 19" x 12". Due to the size and weight of this piece it is only available at Cedar Lake Studios, 27 Ainslie St. N. Cambridge, ON, or contact Cedar Lake for shipping costs and arrangements. Hand delivery within 100km of Cambridge is also available for a fee.
The Artist: Cathy Mark was born and raised in Scarborough, Ontario, Cathy's love of art was evident at a very young age. This interest led her to a vocational arts high school and on to David Thompson University in British Columbia for fine arts, and to Fanshawe College in London, Ontario for design. Cathy has been creating in the art and design world for 30 years. Her primary focus now is her metalwork.
Cathy’s metalwork is a direct reflection of her surroundings; Canadian flora and fauna being her main inspiration. Her metal pieces portray nature and all its beauty. The iconic windswept pines dance atop locally harvested rocks and burls. Cathy works from her home studio on the north shore of Lake Scugog. Her work is found in many juried shows and galleries and is collected world wide.