Sally Garrett

About the artist

Sally Garrett
Sally Garrett
Sally Garrett

Paint, Drawing, Photography, Performance, Installation, Illustrate, Ceramic, Metal, Textile

Galleries

The Sussex Guild Shop, Nr. Brighton
Sally Garrett Fine Art Costume, Brighton
The Point Theatre and Dance, Hampshire
Sally Garrett Ceramics, Brighton
Rambert.org.uk, London

Statement

Visual narrative, telling stories through art, design and making objects.

The timeless design of the ballet shoe brings the handmade object and the visual arts together.

Exploring the relationship between cloth and clay with a focus on dance and performance. Working with porcelain revisits the past. through the use of ballet shoe as form. Methodolgies of drawing, making and photography as process for artists books. Inspiration comes from dance, costume and aged cloth.

Textile work involves designing and making sensual feminine costume complimented by fragments of vintage cloth.  Techniques and process include drawings, screenprint, hand dyeing fabrics and applique to create originiality and presence.

The use of botanicals evokes a sense of timeless beauty existing in nature.

 

 
 
 
 
 

Biography

30/1/17-6/2/17
Rambert Dance Company, Visual Narrative Exhibition, Archive
2013 - 2017
Mdes 3D Design and Craft University of Brighton East Sussex
2001-2002
'L'Boutique Westbourne Grove London - Designing making and supplying silk Kimono,
2010 - 2017
Sussex Guild Shop, Lewes, Southover Grange Lewes-01273 479565
2011 - Sept-Dec
The Point Gallery and Theatre 'Art and Love' Exhibition
2009-May
Petworth Costume and Textile Fair - Petworth West Sussex
May 2009
Solo Exhibition Textiles and Prints
Lewes Southover Grange.
Artwave 2010/11
Exhibiting at Falmer, Art and Soul
May Festival 2011
Lewes, Southover Grange, exhbition
Needle and Thread + 4. Group Show.
May - June 2012
Exhibition at Blakes Vintage,Hove Sussex
2009 - 2014
Teaching various workshops, including Botanical Printmaking
2004-2017
Member of Sussex Guild of Contemporary Designer Makers
2000-2013
Exhibiting work in South East Artists Open Houses May Festival
2006-2008
Foundation in Art and Design - Brighton- Illustration and Printmaking
2001-2002
Certificate in Printmaking Northbrook College Sussex
1998-2000
Fashion and Textiles Design at Northbrook College, Sussex