February 14, 2017


Sarah Cannell loves the process and experimentation that goes hand in hand with painting and has found that over the years she have incorporated and honed elements that she is drawn to. The black graphic line echoes the shadows cast over the landscape by hedgrows, furrows, trees helping to create strong compositions which are also reminiscent of the printmakers line. Combined with a dynamic, intense colour she creates her own interpretation and response to what she feels is her landscape.

The South Norfolk Marshes are a wild place, a place where you are close to the elements. Winter, raw and unforgiving, summer, baked and exposed. They are a place of familiarity and home to Sarah, space to think and breathe but have an edge of unease, no shelter or protection. Sky and light are reflected in the links, dykes and ditches which carve their way through the marshes.