Sara Kerry is a figurative artist who converses with painterly art history, her work visually provokes and pursues systemic creative narratives. Retrospectively, projects have centred on second-wave feminist art, the hippy drop out and escape in landscape. The artworks seek to explore undisclosed spaces between the personal and political, community and individual, subject and object. In the work, there is a curated looking back and an imagining of who, what and where. Ideas focus on the individual and their boundaries, both physical and mental, enforced and self-imposed. Current works in progress are a passionate exploration of symbolic allegory in paint, sculpture, dress-making and embroidery.
2019 MA Critical and Cultural Theory. University of Brighton.
2018 Diploma in Film-making. Brighton Film School.
2013 Turps Banana Painting Programme. V22 London.
2003 BA (HONS) Fine Art. Nottingham Trent University.
1998 C&G Pattern Cutting. Brighton MET.
2023-24 Mentor, Arts Emergency, Manchester.
2006-09 Gallery Manager. Tregoning Gallery, Derby.
2023 Documents, Gallery Dodo, Phoenix Art Space, Brighton.
2022 Open Plan, Towner, Eastbourne.
2019 How small a thought, Art Now, Margate.
2018 The Fan of Feminism. University of Brighton.
2017 Creekside Open Jordan Baseman. Apt Gallery. London.
2017 Steal The Show. Glasgow.
2015 Lonely Long Feet, Sara Kerry and Jessica Wilson. Standpoint Gallery. London.
2014 Preamble. The Juncture, ASC. London.
2013 Turps Banana group show. Vigo Gallery. London.
2013 V22 Studio Show. London.
2013 Artist for the day. Flowers Gallery. London.
2012 Threadneedle Prize. The Mall Galleries. London.
2009 Narrative, Nostalgia and Notions of Romance. Tregoning Gallery. Derby.
2008-09 Derby City Open. Derby Museum and Art Gallery.