Drawing the Summer: The Paper Museum
Drawing has brought us closer to an understanding of the world through map-making and illustration, while imaginative drawing has helped us to maintain and deepen our sense of wonder at the natural world that we inhabit.
In The Paper Museum, Sheffield-based artist Paul Evans brings together ideas and work from many years of passionate engagement with the mysteries of nature. From a life-sized drawing of a spade-toothed whale - an extremely rare, deep diving, species and that has never been seen alive – to the weird and wonderful Bestiary of Bones, skeletal drawings of creatures which may only exist in your imagination, The Paper Museum poses a simple but profound question: what does it mean for a drawing to be 'true to life'?
This exhibition is part of Drawing the Summer, a programme of exhibitions, events, and have-a-go activities to get Sheffield sketching morning, noon and night. From careful botanical drawings to super speedy charcoal sketches, awaken your inner artist and polish up your creative skills. Take a fresh look at the things around you and capture the moment or let the imagination roam.
Supported by Arts Council England
Drawing the Summer is sponsored by Nest.co.uk