Sally Garrett

About the artist

Sally Garrett
Sally Garrett
Sally Garrett

Paint, Drawing, Photography, Sculpture, Installation, Ceramic, Textile

Statement

Visual narrative -  the art and design of story telling and making objects. Inspiration comes from movement, dance, theatrical scenarios, costume and aged fabrics. The poetics of nature and cycles of time using mythology to carry narrative.

Exploring the relationship between cloth and clay with a focus on dance and movement. Working with porcelain revisits the past, through the use of ballet shoe as form and identity. 

Methodologies  include drawing, painting, print and photography and working with materials of fabric, porcelain and stoneware clays.

Techniques  The use of botanicals evokes a sense of timeless beauty existing in nature.  Screenprinting, devore  and embroidery is used on cloth. Textile work involves designing and making sensual one off garments using silk, print and embroidery.