Beccles Library – Unveiling of large painting for the newly refurbished library alongside a pop up exhibition of paintings, prints and cards. Tuesday 4th Dec 6.30 – 9pm.
Art Fair East – Come and see me on stand 40b at this year’s Art Fair East, St Andrews Hall, Norwich. PV Thursday 29th Nov 6-9pm, Open Daily Friday 30th Nov, Saturday 1st Dec, Sunday 2nd Dec 10-5pm.
Norfolk By Design – Group exhibition at Brancaster with this fantastic group of selected Norfolk Artists and Makers. Wednesday 14th – Sunday 18th November.
Halesworth Gallery – Group exhibition with Lorry Cudmore and Abigail Fanggungfook 19th May – 6th June.
Cley Contemporary – Responding to the exhibition title ‘The greater the distance, the clearer the view’ my work has been selected for this prestigious group exhibition in North Norfolk 5th July – 5th August. I will be showing 3 new bookworks at the Norfolk Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre on Cley Marshes.
Waveney Valley Sculpture Trail – painting, prints on display in the pop up gallery and this magical event in Norfolk. Raveningham, NR14 6NU.
The Aldeburgh Gallery – Solo exhibition and book launch, 27th Sept – 3rd October.
The Post Room, Norwich hold a selection of my paintings.
Norfolk by Design at Houghton Hall – til 30th September 2017. Work is available online all year round.
Norwich 20 Group Mixed Exhibition, The Forum, 18th – 23rd July.
Group Exhibition with Tricia Davidson and Tor Falcon at the John Russell Art Gallery, Ipswich, August. 31st July – 25th August.
Norfolk Open Studios 27th/28th/29th May and 3rd/4th/10th/11th June.
Cley Visitors Centre, North Norfolk – Confluence Project, collaboration with pianist Adrian Lever. 5th – 7th May.
The Moreton Gallery, Moreton-On-The-Marsh, Gloucester.
Solo Exhibition at the John Russell Art Gallery, Ipswich, 24th October – 19th November.
Battersea Affordable Art Fair with Art* Consultants Stand J6
Norfolk Open Studios May
Confluence project at Anteros Art Foundation in Norwich
Group exhibition at Riverside Art and Glass, Wroxham.
Forge 2, Oxfordshire 01/10/15 – 31/12/15
London Urban Art Fair, July
Back Underground, Norwich Twenty Group exhibition 08/06/15 – 21/06/15.
Norfolk Open Studios 2015, 23/05/15 – 07/06/15.
Solo Exhibition, John Russell Gallery, Ipswich, 09/03/15 – 04/04/15.
Wymondham Arts Centre, Group Exhibition, 20/03/15 to 12/04/15.
Norwich 20 Group Exhibition at Mandells Gallery, Norwich 14/12/14 – 10/01/15.
Big Blue Sky, North Norfolk August
Solo Exhibition at Salthouse Church 5th – 20th July
(Download the Art in Norwich brochure for more info)
Norfolk Open Studios 2014 NR14 6NR, 24th May – 8th June
Theatre Royal, Norwich, September (Solo)
London Urban Art Fair 13th & 14th July
Norfolk Open Studios 2013 (May 25th/26th June 1st/2nd/6th/8th)
Mandells Gallery, Norwich, group exhibition – December
Assembly House, Norwich – August
Ravenous Cafe, South Norfolk, July – August
Art At The Park, Croxton Hall, 16th – 20th May
Castle Open, Norwich Castle Museum, October
Centre Point, London (Solo)
Big Blue Sky, Norfolk
Grapevine Gallery, Norwich
Norwich Arts Centre
Art at the Park, Croxton Hall, Norfolk
Ella Lyon Gallery
Art at the Park, Croxton Hall, Norfolk
Royale Academy, The Shed, Norwich
The T-Lounge, Norwich (Solo)
Norwich Fringe at the Factory, 2003 to 2005
Norfolk Open Studios 2002 to 2008
The Cinnamon Gallery, Norfolk, 2002 to 2004
May 2014 – Accepted as a member of the Norwich 20 Group of professional artists
James Paget Hospital, Gorleston & Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge
Various private collections UK
Targetfollow Estates Ltd.
Falmouth College of Arts: BA(Hons) Visual Culture 2:1 1994-1997
Essex University: MA Gallery Studies 1997-1998
Central St Martins College of Art & Design, Experimental Printmaking 2007
Central St Martins College of Art & Design, Mixed Media Painting 2008
Curwen Print Study Centre, Lino and Screenprinting 2012
Luminous Landscapes publication featuring landscape paintings by Sarah Cannell available from Blurb.com
New publication featuring recent prints and paintings July 2018.
Sarah is an independent Painter, Curator and Arts Consultant with a unique ability to inspire and engage people in the Arts.
As a Curator and Project Manger she is able to develop creative concepts, plan and deliver successful inspiring events and exhibitions, often involving large numbers of creative people to diverse audiences. Her 20 years experience of working in the arts is particularly valuable as it straddles the worlds of Arts and Business, feeling equally comfortable in the board room as well as the artists studio. Alongside her interest and natural ability to work within the context of Arts and Business Sarah also has a passion and belief in community projects. From being on the board of the Norwich Arts Centre to organising music and arts festivals, courses and events in her local area of East Anglia.
Above all, Sarah strives to develop innovative Arts Projects which inspire their audience and develop participants in their practise. Sarah is a trained Arts Council, Arts Award Adviser.
Waveney Valley Sculpture Trail Curator, South Norfolk – 2014 – 2018 www.waveneyvalleysculpturetrail.com
Various Norfolk primary schools – artist led workshops and exhibitions 2013 – 2014
Warren School, Oulton Broad – Drawing Workshop Project – 2014
Norwich School – Landscape Art project for children’s festival 2013
Norwich Theatre Royal – Curator – 2007 – present
Targetfollow Estates Ltd – Head of Art 2003 – 2009 – Set up Art Dept, developed exhibition spaces across the UK, sourced artwork for their large private collection, set up artists studios in Norwich and Dover, created a commercial website and developed plans for a new gallery and art in the public realm in Central London, Norwich and Stockport.
Norwich Fringe Festival 2003 to 2006 – Curator (28,000sq ft space featuring 150 artists’ work, 6,000 visitors over 2wks)
Salthouse Exhibition Project – Curator
Creative Arts East – Project Manager
Cinnamon Gallery – Manager and Curator
Eastern Angles Touring Theatre – Audience Development
Frontline Arts & Community Enterprise – Project Manager
Festival in the Garden – Festival Director
Glastonbury Festival – Folklore Society Audience Development
Ealing Jazz Festival – Workshop Leader
Falmouth Art Gallery – Exhibition Assistant
PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA
Elle Decoration – Featuring Sarah’s paintings.
Radio Norfolk – interview as curator of Norwich 20 Group’s 70th Anniversary exhibition.
Mustard TV – interviewed as the curator of exhibitions at Norwich Theatre Royal.
Various coverage in East Anglian print media: EDP, Beccles & Bungay, Lowestoft Journal, Norwich Advertiser.
Guardian supplement – Art in Norwich feature on Art Factory Studios.
Luminous Landscapes – self published catalogue of paintings available through this website.
Crafts Magazine July 2006 – feature on Salthouse 2006 exhibition, 52 artists, curated by Sarah.
BBC Look East interview as curator of Norwich Fringe Festival 2004