36 x 51 inches,
and pastel on
“I have taken so many pictures of trees that I want to draw, including the trees that were destroyed by
Hurricane Florence,” she says. “A
T some point my journey as an artist brought me home; to the primordial woods of Bald Head
island — one third of the island is a natural reserve — and to the diminishing wetlands behind
my house in Wilmington,” says Toll.
Her works Summer and Untitled are both of the maritime forest on Bald Head Island.
Toll visited the 2,800-year old cypress trees on the Black River in June.
WBM july 2019