Grasses have a fragile majesty

Works On Paper

Finalist

Graphite, 101cm x 81cm
 
Although one of the planet’s largest families of flowering plants, the agricultural, economic and ecological importance of grasses is recognised by few. Grasslands comprise 20% of the world’s vegetation. Our ailing environment demands we recognise and value their fragile majesty which is often ignored and trampled underfoot.

by Sharon Field