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    Sarah Anderson

    SA Memento Mori (mandarins)

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    Sarah Anderson

    SA Memento Mori (carrots)

Artist Biography

Sarah Anderson

Biography

www.sarahanderson.info Environmental themes underpin Sarah Anderson’s practice. As an artist she utilises multiple disciplines including drawing, painting and performance. She is actively engaged in conservation and sustainable living issues. In 2013 she co-published a book, Vanishing Point, working with artists Bing Dawe, Keith Walter and John F Emery. The book highlights the environmental stresses threatening the Mackenzie Basin. She sees her work as part of a larger conversation responding to the urgent need to shift our collective consciousness into understanding how best to protect our environment. She creates hypotheses and uses her imagination to guide her research – this allows her to observe her environment through the lens of her practice. Sarah uses drawing as a starting point for recording, observing and exploring ideas and as a platform for further development – In whatever direction best serves the project. Sarah Anderson has exhibited in Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga, Te Aroha, Rotorua, New Plymouth, Martinborough and Hamilton. Sarah is also represented at Dilana Rugs, https://dilana.co.nz/sarah-anderson. She holds a BFA (Sculpture) University of Canterbury and a PGDip. Art Curatorship University of Canterbury. 

 

 

Sarah Anderson

2023

Environmental themes underpin Sarah Anderson’s practice. As an artist she utilizes multiple disciplines including drawing, painting and performance. She is actively engaged in conservation and sustainable living issues on a local and national level. She sees her work as part of a larger conversation responding to the urgent need to shift our collective consciousness into understanding how best to protect our environment. The interaction between humans and the land we occupy, and the

multiple pressures these engender are questions she is asking herself.

She creates hypotheses and uses her imagination to guide her research – this allows her to observe her environment through the lens of her practice. Sarah uses drawing as a starting point for recording, observing and exploring ideas

Artist Exhibitions

  • 08th May 2024 - 25th May 2024: Art Associates Aotearoa

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  • 03rd May 2023 - 20th May 2023: Art Associates Aotearoa – Lyrical

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