1954 - ?

Sara McLaughlin

As Sara F. E. Dick, she was born at Kensington, London in 1954, daughter of Colin William Dick (1929-2017) and his wife Delia A. née Whiston, who married at Kensington in 1954. Sara married at Islington, London in 1987, Robert J. McLaughlin, and works under the name of Sara McLaughlin. She was instructed in art by her draughtsman father Colin Dick and has always been interested in drawing and painting and in 2014 took a two year fine art foundation course at the City Lit, an adult education college in Holborn, London. Sara makes sketches and take photos using them to create paintings back at her Suffolk cottage or at her home studio in London. Sara works in a variety of media, including watercolour, oils, pen and ink, printing and ceramics, being inspired by the Suffolk landscape and its wildlife and has also made studies of places where industry has been and gone, sometimes leaving interestingly decaying machinery and buildings. A member of the Phoenix Pottery, learning to make pots for several years and her ceramics are mostly vessels including plates, bowls and jugs, using some experimental glazes. She has exhibited widely including at Halesworth Gallery, Suffolk; Wheelwright's Barn, Walpole, Suffolk; Art for Teddy Charity at Stoke Newington; Islington Art Gallery and elsewhere. A member of the Islington Art Society and a full member of Suffolk Open Studios with her studio at 16 Spring Lane, Wickham Market, Suffolk.

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