Waiting for the tide
By Sarah Knox

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Year
2014
Media
Mixed Media and Collage
Subject Matter
Landscape - Sea and Boats
Reg. Number
G1569
Size
80 x 66 cm

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Thank you to the artist Sarah Knox for very generously gifting this artwork to the Art in Healthcare Collection.

''This collograph print is a development from an intense day of sketching at Dunbar harbour. I worked there on the day before the referendum and the light and atmosphere was strange. People reflected by walking on the beach or gazing out from the harbour wall''.

Sarah Knox studied Fine Art and English Literature at Exeter University followed by post-graduate studies at University of London. Her career has included: art teaching, arts broadcasting and journalism as well as gallery education at Tate Britain, the City Art Centre, National Galleries of Scotland and the FruitMarket Gallery. She teaches art part-time at St George’s School for Girls, and continues her professional practice at Beaverhall Studios in Edinburgh. Her paintings and prints are currently on show at the Marchmont Gallery, Gallery 10, and The Water of Leith Café Bistro, Edinburgh.

Sarah creates resonant landscape paintings and prints of shorelines from the Firth of Forth to the isle of Iona. She also presents lyrical botanical images inspired by Duddingston Fields in Edinburgh. Her work has a distinctive palette and combines mixed media techniques including unique collograph prints, screen-prints, and paintings. Sarah’s roots are in North Norfolk but since moving to Scotland in 1986 her artwork has been inspired by the layers of history in the Scottish landscape.

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