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Sarah McCartney Artist

Cornish artist living and working in Falmouth


Currently studying for the Authorial Illustration MA at Falmouth University. A Cornish artist living and working in Falmouth. Studied in London for many years finishing with a post graduate diploma in sculpture at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1989. Since returning in 1991 Cornwall and the sea have shaped and influence my life and work.

'My work is... process led, rooted in recording, collecting and drawing, reflecting time spent in landscape, my way of living, of being awake, remembering that I am not separate'

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painting dead birds

I’ve been drawing and painting dead birds. I don’t want them to die. I don’t hunt for them. but they come to me and I love their beauty...

Print School inspiration

Had a week printing at John Howard’s studio in Penryn at the end of September. Learnt so much and was very inspired. To find some way of...

drawing and more drawing

dying to be reborn Doing a bit of making now and again. This piece and a couple of others so they can go in an exhibition soon. Have...


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