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Sarah McCartney Artist

Cornish artist living and working in Falmouth

 

Currently studying for the Authorial Illustration MA at Falmouth University but due to the pandemic taking intermission, returning in January 2022. A Cornish artist living and working in Falmouth Sarah studied in London for many years finishing with a post graduate diploma in sculpture at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1989. Since returning to Cornwall in 1991 Cornwall and the sea have shaped and influence her life and work.


'My work is... process led, rooted in recording, collecting and making observational drawings of found natural objects, assembling my discoveries, reflecting time spent and distilling the essence of being present so my seeing and noticing can be re-seen and rediscovered by another…  my way of living, of being awake, remembering that I am not separate, of noticing'

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new year garage update…

It wasn’t that long ago that I did a big tidy up in my garage. Yet it was back to busy chaos again almost immediately and by Christmas it...

the first 100 led block lit

So I finished one of the ‘one hundred LED blocks’ and had it hanging at the Art House this weekend. Good to see it working. Didn’t manage...

making block number 2

I have decided to call the one hundred resins blocks. This is block 1 so far. Not sure how many I will make but I want to get them all to...

a secret… one hundred little squares

I have a whole week of holiday before me without all the seasonal distractions. I’m free to play and get on with the one hundred resin...

finished, hung and lit …

I have put them in alcoves and shut out the light as much as I can but the evening is definitely the best time to see them lit so I’m...

all lit up …

This one isn’t finished. The resin and frame need polishing and it needs fixings at the back. I will post it when its finished but I love...

soldering on a Sunday

Spent Sunday morning with a friend learning about wiring LED’s. Never got electricity at school and anyway that was a long time ago so it...

Lights on a dark day

Just back from the office. Its dark and cold but had to go out in the garage and look at something I poured yesterday And I’m glad its...

lights and lenses almost there

Really excited about the lights and lenses happening in this piece. Many thanks to my good friend Mike Hopwood for the fantastic light...

 

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