‘From a distance they are the embodiment of equine grace, three creatures ready to burst into a gallop across the sands. Only on closer examination are they revealed to be sculptures made, incredibly, from driftwood.’ -- Daily Mail, 2008
Heather Jansch was born in 1948 and trained at Both Walthamstow Collageof Art and Goldsmiths, London
'One day my son could not find any kindling to light the wood burner and had chopped up a piece of ivy that had grown round a fencing stake,' she says. 'He had left behind a short section that I immediately saw as a horse's torso.
'The next question was where I could find more or similar shapes. The answer was, of course, driftwood.
'In 2000 following a national exhibition of the very best in British sculpture, where she was shown side by side with Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth, she was commissioned by Tim Smit KBE to create a feature work for the entrance of The Eden Project.
Her works are available in both the original Driftwood and now in Bronze and small world wide editions
Her works grace private collections throughout the world