Sally Garrett

About the artist

Sally Garrett
Sally Garrett
Sally Garrett

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

    Statement

    Visual narrative - art, design and making objects.

    Methodologies - drawing, painting, designing and making contribute to visual art and storytelling.  Inspiration comes from movement, dance, theatrical scenarios, costume, aged fabrics and time passing. Photography and print lead to artist's books.

    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 and identity. Bundles of cloth contain hidden stories.

    Textile work involves designing and making sensual one off pieces using silk, print, embroidery. 

    Techniques  The use of botanicals evokes a sense of timeless beauty existing in nature both in drawings and botanical dyes.  Screenprinting by hand and devore is used on cloth.