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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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I have been fascinated by sea urchins for ages. As a kid coming down for holidays in Polzeath I remember seeing baskets of the shells...

back from Bryher …

I’m back from two beautiful weeks on Bryher … there I beach combed and found many wonderful things … … filled my sketchbook with words...

heart urchins on Maenporth Beach

Maenporth Beach had heart urchins scattered all over it today. Me and a friend wandered and occasionally whooped with delight as we found...


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