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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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Kernowek

I've been in 'exhibition preparation' mode since I got back from Bryher because I am exhibiting my work with Steven Buckler at the...

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...

white resin and out of the mould

First layer of white resin poured. Remember this is the back. Detail on the light box. Really like this. Things under the surface not...

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...

not making art …

I haven’t made any art for a long time. Nothing has happened in my studio, I haven’t used my sketchbooks, taken any photographs or even...

resins finished and off to France…

I’ve finished the invasive marine species specimens for ERCCIS. The last piece, wire weed Sargassum muticum, was poured and left to cure...

embedding marine non-native species …

Tonight instead of kayaking in the rain (which I was looking forward to) I have been pressing seaweeds. But I can paddle any time and...

fish, wakame and Fannie & Fox

… been painting more fish. This week it was mergim and plaice. I started a lemon sole this afternoon. I know it looks very orange at the...

 

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