Nigel Ross: Cross Way / Arbor
2003 | European larch / oak | Montgomery Square (exterior) | Art Map reference: 68
Cross Way and Arbor were each carved by hand from single tree trunks. A self taught sculptor, Nigel Ross developed his skills after working as a tree surgeon in London and as a forest contractor on the Isle of Arran in Scotland.
By the mid-1990’s he was working full-time as a sculptor and maker, usually using fallen trees and taking his inspiration from the rhythms and energy of nature. Based in Dunkeld, Perthshire, some of his work has a functional element and his sculptural benches are found in rural and urban settings.