Painting of Booker Prize winner, Bernardine Evaristo, features in Portrait Artist of the Year – The Exhibition” at Compton Verney
Sally is honoured that her 4-hour painting of Bernardine Evaristo, which won her a place in the final of Portrait Artist of the Year 2020, will be exhibited at Compton Verney (an historic manor in Warwickshire) from February 18th until June 5th 2022. See more details here.
The exhibition, curated by Kathleen Soriano, celebrates 8 years of the programme. Her painting is one of only 120 works selected from over a thousand paintings by those who have featured in the competition since 2013. In February, Sally attended the private view, which brought together many familiar faces from the programme. Her painting has also been used to market the exhibition.
On April 13 there will be a special programme broadcast on Sky Arts at 7pm about the exhibition.
Sally is delighted that her work will feature in “The Transience of Beauty” exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Gallery, Holt, in Norfolk. Her work will be featured alongside some of the UK’s leading portrait and figurative artists. The exhibition is on from 26th February until 5th April 2022. See more of the exhibition here.
In the third and final article about forging a second career in art, Sally offers thoughts on the importance of developing a professional mindset in the April 2022 edition of The Artist magazine, published in February 2022.
“Nancy” and “Lockdown Self-Portrait” pre-selected for 2022 Royal Society of Portrait Painter’s annual exhibition
Sally was delighted to hear that two of her paintings have reached the final round of judging for this year’s Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition. Sally previously exhibited with the RP in 2019 and 2020. The results of this year’s competition will be available later in March.
In the second of three articles about developing a second career in art, Sally gives her advice on widening your audience and raising your profile in the March 2022 edition of The Artist magazine, published in January 2022.
In the first of three articles, Sally writes about her experiences of starting a second career in art in the February 2022 edition of The Artist Magazine, published in December 2021. Available in shops, or can be ordered online.