Visual artist Sarah Howell creates limited edition prints and textiles to give unadulterated aesthetic joy and happiness to your eyes!
Sarah began her career in London in the late 90’s and is a master of mixed media. She creates beautiful surrealist artwork and textiles for commercial clients, collectors and galleries alike worldwide. Her layered, collaged images are as whimsical as they are subversive, with a bold and vibrant design aesthetic.
She has literally created thousands of commercial images, including campaigns for Nokia, Martini, Jameson, Procter and Gamble to name a few. Always in demand for editorial her work has featured in art, fashion and lifestyle magazines and newspapers.
Sarah exhibits her mixed media artworks and silk textiles regularly, has been the subject of magazine articles and her unusual paste-up murals are sort after by private and public clients alike.
Illustrator and Art Director 2001 to present represented by Debut Art
SH Limited Edition 2013 to present
Artistic Director and Co-founder of Owl&Drover 2013 to 2017
Artistic Director and Co-founder of Eager & Vane 2012 to 2013
Key Advertising and Commercial Commissions
Key Solo & Joint Exhibitions & Murals
"Blow Hole" Joint Exhibition, Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach 12th Jan-24th Jan 2016
“Sun Rise” – Luxe, Westfield Bondi Junction 2015 Mural
“Peep Hole” – Brand X Gallery Surry Hills 2015 Joint Exhibition
“Flower” – Liverpool Council, Liverpool, Sydney 2015 Large scale paste-up mural.
“Artisans in the Garden” – Botanical Gardens Sydney 2013, 2014, 2015 Textiles and limited Edition prints exhibition
Luxe Singapore – Keongsaik Road Singapore 2015 Limited Edition prints exhibition“Caffeine” – Luxe Miranda, Westfield Shopping Center Miranda 2015
Large scale paste-up mural.
“The Bearded Tit” – The Bearded Tit Gallery, Redfern 2015 Exhibition
“Acid Reign” – Platform 72 , Oxford Street and Living Mall Central 2014 Solo exhibition
Brand X – Central Living Mall Ultimo 2014 Joint ongoing limited edition prints and exhibition
Macquarie University Chinese Welcome – 2015 Limited edition prints showcase
Macquarie University Tel Azekah Welcome – 2015 Limited edition prints showcase
Rock Markets – Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority 2013-present Ongoing limited edition prints
“Eye Garden” – The Living Mall Central, Ultimo 2014 Paste-up mural
“Art for Small Spaces” – Platform 72 2012 and 2013 Joint Exhibition
“Future Beast” – Platform 72 Oxford Street Sydney 2013 Mural on canvas and live painting
“Totes” – Mercedes Benz Fashion week Sydney 2013 Joint exhibition at Carriage works
“Streetwear 4” – Art Month collaboration on behalf of City of Sydney Council and Clover Moore. Foley Street Mural “We are Here”. Art Director and Lead Artist.
“Eager and Vane” – Platform 72 2012 Design exhibition of textiles
“Adam and Eve” - Blank Space Gallery October 2010 Darlinghurst, Sydney
“Topshop Illustr8” - In store mural and capsule t-shirt collection June 2008 Oxford Street London
“Illustrate” - Designers Block joint exhibition, September 2007 Holloway, London.
“Birds and The Bees” - Solo exhibition Conningsby Gallery, April 2006 Soho, London.
Key Web and Media Attention
Good Weekend Magazine - “We Love” December 2nd 2012
IND Magazine - Ornamental Issue, Volume 14/Number 2. Feature article.
IND Magazine - Sexual Graphic Issue, Volume 13/Number 8. Feature article.
IND 15th Anniversary Edition p242-243
Computer Arts Magazine - Issue 127 Feature article
Computer Arts Magazine - “Fine art and Inspiration” article, January 2008
Computer Arts Magazine - Issue 10 Cover and article
Advanced Photoshop Magazine - Issue 18 Cover and feature
Face Magazine - BackPage “What’s hot” article
Graphic International - Issue 104 Feature article 125 Magazine - Issue 05
Pixel Surgeons by Martin Dawber - Cover and Story
Grafik Magazine - October 2003 Feature
International Textiles Magazine - Issue 846 Cover and feature
Key Editorial Commissions
Education and Training
1998 - 1999 Central Saint Martins College Diploma in Photoshop, London
1993 - 1996 UNSW College of Fine Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts (studio), Sydney
1992 - 1993 Julian Ashton Art School (life drawing), Sydney