Image 1 and 2 'Me, Here, and You, There' 2011, embroidery with roses and thorns, (photo: Julie Ryder)
Image 3 All my days follow all your nights – all your yesterdays are all my tomorrows, 2011Textiles and threads dyed with plants from Murray’s Cottage, (Photo: B. Runnegar)
Image 4 Hill End Annotations 1’ 2010 Thorns, archival glue on paper, (photo: Julie Ryder)
Image 5 Wishbone’ 2009 Watercolour on paper 23 x 35cm, (photo: Julie Ryder)
Companion Planting is a mixed-media exhibition inspired by a 2009 Hill End residency in Murray’s Cottage, the former home of Donald Friend and Donald Murray. Their complex relationship is explored through watercolours, textiles and objects that are sourced directly from the cottage garden.