Shaun Fraser b. 1990
Shaun Fraser is a sculptor and visual artist based in the Scottish Highlands. A graduate of the Royal College of Art (2015-2017) and Edinburgh College of Art (2008-2012) specialising in ceramics and glass, he has been featured in exhibitions internationally and has received awards, grants and residencies in recognition of his work.
My work comments upon notions of identity and connections with place. Growing up in the north of Scotland, landscape, and in particular big landscapes, have always been bound closely to my notion of self. By incorporating peat and other organic matter the work holds an innate link to the locality which it draws upon and evokes that sense of place.
Owners of the SoilWill Maclean and Shaun Fraser 29 Jul - 18 Sep 2021 EdinburghThe Fine Art Society presents Owners of the Soil, an exhibition of work by Will Maclean and Shaun Fraser, examining ties between land, identity and ownership through the early Scottish diaspora’s dual identity of colonised and coloniser. Maclean’s boxed constructions, collages and drawings recount the experiences of six residents of...