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Sarah Pooley is a Uk Based artist living near Cambridge. She’s studied art for many years with art organisations such as The Open college of the Arts and lastly Cambridge school of art at Anglia Ruskin University. Sarah has a career working in promotion, window display and merchandising. Recently she has gained a position with Twitter Art Exhibit  as a Graphic Design Assistant and creative support. Sarah is also a newly appointed member of ArtCan

Sarah works from her home studio creating landscape and abstracted architectural 
paintings. She has exhibited her work within group collectives in and around London and Cambridge. Sarah's work focuses on paintings, which can be seen as a study through the exploration of experience and memory.​

Sarah is a colourist. She seeks colour and light from the inspirations collected, from travel and from her daily surroundings. 
A narrativity is formed on the canvas or paper through a study of the collected experiences with the exploration of colour, paint texture and medium.  


Publications, Press

2020- Feature in Degree Art's Locked + Loaded | The Catalogue - October  

2020- Flux Review, Edition 1 page 188 

2017 - Feature in the exhibition catalogue by Photograd, for the Exploration and Investigation exhibition.

2015 - The Student Pocket Guide, National Issue 29, January-April. 

Gallery representation  

Art & Soul 

Online Gallery Representation 

Degree Art

Saatchi Art 

Awards and events

2023 - Longlisted for the Visual Art Open

2018 - Shortlisted for the Visual Art Open 

2016 - Selected for round 2 of the Aesthetica art prize. 

2015 - Long listed for the signature art prize. 

2015 - Finalist for the sustainability art Prize.  


2011 - 2015 - Fine art Ba (Hons) at the Cambridge school of art, Anglia Ruskin University. 

2008 - 2011 Open college of the Art - 80 Credits Level 4 in Painting & Art History.


Upcoming exhibitions:


2024 - Postcard Art Exhibit, Millhouse, McKinney, Texas, USA, 21st Sept - 22nd Oct. 

2024 - Fiesta, Inky Fingers Gallery, Hackney Wick, London, 3rd -14th July


Past Exhibitions

2024 - BobCat Gallery, 100x100 Online Exhibition. 1st - 30th April. 

2024 - Anteros Arts Centre, Norwich,

Passing Through, 16th - 28th April.  

2024 - Stamford Arts Centre, Stamford. Illuminate, 5th-16th March. 

2024 -  AKA Fine Art Gallery, Winter Group show, Cambridge, 20th Dec - 27th Jan. 

2023 - Bobcat Gallery, Winter Boutique,

5th - 17th December 

2023 - Babylon Arts Gallery, Ely , Small, But Perfect' , 30th Nov-23rd Dec

2023- AKA Fine Art Gallery , Summer Group Show, Cambridge, 28th July - 26th August. 

2023 - Twitter Art Exhibition, Vancouver Canada. 24th-26th June.

2023- Amplify, Wellington New Zealand, Academy of Fine Arts. 6-18th June. 

2023- ArtCan 10x10, Hansard Studio, London. 16-28th May. 

2023 - Sanctuary, Leper Chapel, Cambridge. 25-28th May.

2023- Power of the Pencil Exhibition, 20th March - 22nd April.  

2023 - Bobcat Gallery, 100x100 Exhibition,  1st-31st March, more info

 2023- Peterborough Cathedral, Peterborough, Made in 2022. 8th Feb- 2nd March

2023- Babylon Arts Gallery, Ely, Winter open exhibition. 10-29th January. 

2022- Twitter Art Exhibit, York, 25-26th June.

2021- Time & Tide- Land & Waterscape Exhibition, McNeill Gallery October 15th

2021-New Artist Fair, Truman Brewery Brick Lane, London. 1-3rd October

2021-Twitter Art Exhibit, Cheltenham, 3rd July .

2021-McNeill Gallery, Summer Exhibition, 25th June 

2021-The Flux Review virtual Exhibition, V1 Exhibition Part 2.       26th April 25th May.

2020- Twitter Art Exhibit, William H Miller Studios, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. USA. 4th September. 

2020- McNeill Gallery, Summer Charity Exhibition. 27th June 

2019- Makers Gallery, Cambridge. 10th-22nd October. 

2019- The Cult House, Pop up Store, Gallery 54, London. 26th-31st August.

2019- Twitter Art Exhibit, Edinburgh, Scotland. 11th-13th May. 

2019- Flux Exhibition, The National Army Museum, Chelsea, London. March 14th - 17th. 

2019- Talented Art Fair, Truman brewery, London. March 1-3 

2019- January Exhibition, Mc Neill Gallery, Pewsey, Wiltshire. 1-31st January. 

2018- Summer Exhibition, Mc Neill Gallery, Pewsey, Wiltshire. 19th June- 20th August. 

2018- Twitter Art Exhibit, Strathnairn Arts Gallery, Canberra. Australia. 7-29th April.  

2017- Exploration and Investigation, Subterranean Arts Gallery, Ipswich. 27th Oct- 18th Nov.  

2017- Twitter Art Exhibit, The Arts House, Stratford Upon Avon. 1-19 April. 

2017- Colour Opulences, Caxton, London, February. 

2017- Transition, The Storey, The Gallery, Lancaster. 14th- 17th Feb.






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