Moira Milne uses the topic, the rugged North Sea, in many of her works and hopes that this design will give inspiration. She creates a homage to those family and friends who have suffered from cancer. Throughout each individual, stormy battle against the waves is an anchor of hope for each individual to build on their strength and courage. In this piece the elements are symbolic. Fish swimming freely represent those who have survived the disease. Fish caught in the netting represent those living with or currently undergoing treatment for it. Stars symbolise those who shine brightly in our hearts and memories.
Moira Milne studied sculpture and ceramics at Gray’s school of Art. She taught Art and Design for almost 33 years and since retiring has focused on producing work for charity projects while developing her own pieces in a textile form. Her aim is to bring an evocative narrative to her work allowing the viewer to observe, enjoy, and imagine.