Sarah Jane Brown is a full time professional artist who has exhibited widely, including shows throughout the UK, London and New York. She has had several successful, solo shows as well as completing a 3 month full time Residency at Oriel y Parc (Gallery & Visitor Centre for the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park). She has also had works selected for the 'Cork Street Open' in Mayfair and The Royal Society of Marine Artists at the prestigious 'Mall Galleries'.
Born in 1970, Sarah spent the first decade of her working life in various jobs as crew on boats or ships, so she understands the sea in all its states very well. She later studied Art & Design at Pembrokeshire College, then specialised in Fine Art Painting at the West Wales School of the Arts. She lives and works in the heart of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
Sarah's expressive style combines an array of techniques; staining and glazing in thin fluid layers, sfumato (blending), or thick, textured impasto. Her paintings are an outpouring of personal feeling and sense of place, rather than representations of specific 'views'. They purposely retain some ambiguity; to 'metaphorically' describe thoughts and emotions.