International Artist visits Runshaw Adult College
By Karenh2009 | Monday, April 26, 2010, 20:16
International artist, Sarah Douglas, visited
Art tutor Jan Moon (left) with artist Sarah Douglas (right)
Sarah Douglas gives talk to students.
Runshaw Adult College to talk to students studying for their Foundation Degree
paintings. The fascinating talk helped to motivate students and gave them
invaluable information when it comes to deciding on the direction of their
Course leader Jan Moon commented, “Sarah was
fantastic. The talk was very informative and she spoke openly about her
experience and answered all questions in an honest and enthusiastic manner. It
was an uplifting experience for the students.”
Sarah then met each student individually to
discuss their artwork and progress, she chatted to each one giving feedback on
their individual work. The students ended the day on a real high, they were all
full of praise for Sarah’s delivery, content and the knowledge she shared.
The art students commented:
was very helpful in giving advice about my work. It was also good seeing a
recent contemporary artist.”-
inspiration. Good help for current work and what the future may hold for us.”- Ali
informative and her responses to my work was great.”-Graham
It was fascinating to hear about her work”- Jean.
It made me want to pick up a paintbrush.” - Denise
insightful to find out what an artist was thinking about before she created her
work.” – Mel
opened my mind a lot. I spent my time that night at UCLan library reading books
from 8pm till 2am!” – Keely
Sarah was born in Cape Town, South Africa
but now lives and works in London. She has had many exhibitions in London and
abroad including Spain, USA, Germany and Switzerland.
Sarah studied a BA in Fine Art at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University
College before going on to do a MA
in Painting at the Royal College of Art London.