Title: Shrouded Thoughts
Medium: Mixed Media
Size: 122 x 84 cm
Cawkwell was born in Oxford, England, and currently lives in London. She received her BA in Fine Art from the Central School of Art and Design, London. As a visual artist, her media are drawing, sculpture, and printmaking. Cawkwell's primary artistic influences are feminism, sexuality / gender, and the human figure. Her work is in the public collection of the Arts Council of Great Britain, and has been published in Women's Hour and Women's Art Magazine. In 1984 she was commissioned to paint a large mural for Beacon Hostels and in 1982 she won the Amy Friedlander Award. Her work is in the public collections of the Arts Council of Great Britain; New Hall, Cambridge; Wolfson College, Oxford; and Detroit Receiving Hospital, USA.
Her selected solo exhibitions include: Drawings and Reliefs, Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford, 2001; Large Drawings and Reliefs, Fermoy Gallery, King's Lynn, 1998; Large Charcoal Works, King of Hearts, Norwich, 1996; Large Charcoal Works, Standpoint Gallery, Hoxton, London, 1995; Images in Charcoal, Stansell Gallery, Taunton, 1995; Drawn Threads, New Hall, Cambridge, 1995; Monoprints, Gillingham Adult Education College, Gillingham, 1988; and Work, The 39 Steps, Whitechapel, London, 1988.
Her selected group exhibitions include: Drawing Threads (Jacquline Morreau and Sarah Cawkwell) traveling to Babylon Gallery, Ely, The London College of Fashion and Blackburn's Lewes Textile Musuem, 2004 - '05; An Exhibition of Contemporary Drawings, Piers Feetham Gallery, London, 2003; Marking Presence, Artsway, Sway, 1997; Meeting in Art 1, Istanbul, 1997; Unfolding, St George's Hospital, SW17, 1997; Cheltenham Open Drawing Exhibition, Cheltenham, 1996 & '99; Threadlines, Harriet Green Gallery, Soho, London, 1995; Vision and Practice, Seven Women Artists, St. Georges Crypt, Bloomsbury, London, 1989; Feminist Update, The People's Gallery, London, 1988; British Women Artist's Diary 1988 exhibition, Gunnersbury Park, 1987; and Camden Annual, Camden Arts Centre, 1985.
To view more of her work, please visit her website at http://www.sarahcawkwell.com.