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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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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...

#artchain

I had seen a few posts come up on Face Book about #artchain but wasn’t really sure what it was about. Then I was nominated by a couple of...

Christmas Arts and Crafts Party

I am taking some of my work to 90 Marlborough Road for their Christmas Arts and Crafts Party on the 5th, 6th and 7th of December. Really...

making lots of noise and dust…

I’ve been pouring resin for the past few weeks. I had some commission work to do but also making little squares with pink seaweeds,...

with wax and resin

Getting back out in the garage and slowly getting a few things happening. Two weeks ago I spent a day ripping some of my oak on the table...

Open Studios… five days to go

Only five days to go… … and I have filled my printers tray at last This is yesterdays batch before polishing. Getting ideas for new...

… more sanding and polishing …

Doing a lot of sanding and polishing at the moment. My arms and hands ache and I seem to be loosing my finger prints! I start with 100...

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...

 

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