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Emily Ingrey-Counter

Emily Ingrey-Counter
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My desire is to create fresh and energetic drawings of the natural world through direct and immediate mark making. Both sensitive and visceral, I want my drawings to capture fleeting moments and experiences in nature. I mostly work outside, focussing on the things that capture my attention within the landscape and the wildlife that inhabits it. When I’m outdoors I experience a sense of freedom from the constraints of daily life. I feel refreshed and energised by what's around me and I am totally absorbed in the moment, which is why I love it so much.
Society of Wildlife Artists,Mall Galleries,London, October 2017/2018/2019/2020
The Found Gallery, Dunbar, 2018/2019/2020
Marchmont Gallery, Edinburgh, 2017/2018/2019
Number Four Gallery, St Abbs, 2017/2018
SWLA Bursary Winner for The Seabird Drawing Course, June 2018.
Field Trip to Isle of May, Firth of Forth, April 2017/2018
Field Trip to Shiant Isles, Outer Hebrides, May 2017
Primary and Secondary School Art and Design Teacher, East Lothian (2004-2016)
PGCE in Art and Design from Edinburgh University, Moray House 2004
Graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a BA Hons Degree in Applied Arts, 1998
Two Shags and Herring Gull, Isle of May
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  • Two Shags and Herring Gull, Isle of May
  • Mixed Media
Cliffs with Nesitng Guillemots and large swell
  • Emily Ingrey-Counter
  • Cliffs with Nesitng Guillemots and large swell
  • Mixed Media
Sea Stack in the wind
  • Emily Ingrey-Counter
  • Sea Stack in the wind
  • Charcoal
Crashing waves with kittiwake and guillemots, St Abb's Head
  • Emily Ingrey-Counter
  • Crashing waves with kittiwake and guillemots, St Abb's Head
  • Pastel
Razorbills in the wind
  • Emily Ingrey-Counter
  • Razorbills in the wind
  • Pastel
Shag study, Isle of May
  • Emily Ingrey-Counter
  • Shag study, Isle of May
  • Charcoal

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