Biography

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It all started when...

British painter Sarah Graham was born in Hitchin in 1977, and works almost exclusively in oil on canvas.  She completed a BA (hons) in Fine Art painting from De Montfort University, Leicester in 2000, and has been pursuing her practice ever since.  From 2001 - 2007 she exhibited at independent galleries and art fairs in the UK and overseas.  From 2007 - 2014 she signed with a major UK fine art publisher, Washington Green, and her work became widely available as limited edition prints, alongside originals, throughout the UK.

Sarah's paintings are in private collections across the world, in Europe, the USA, Australia, the Middle East, China and South Africa.

In 2012, Sarah was commissioned by the British band Kaiser Chiefs to paint the album cover of their singles collection ‘Souvenir’, which was released worldwide.  Her work is also owned by Standard Chartered Bank, who commissioned several pieces by Sarah, including a self-portrait, for their vast global collection of contemporary portraits.

As of the beginning of 2017, Sarah began publishing limited edition prints again with Buckingham Fine Art, whilst working on commissions and new paintings for a major solo show in July 2018, from her studio in Letchworth, Hertfordshire.

 
Sarah’s artwork is an inspiration. Much like her. It’s vibrant and accessible, which is a huge part of its appeal. Sarah’s art inspires people to have a go themselves. My children enjoy her work and were inspired to visit her studio. They see the fun and energy in it, whilst we can appreciate the incredible innate ability that Sarah possesses and dedication it takes to create such beautiful, detailed paintings.
— Paddy Considine, Actor & Director