About Sarah

Hello Art Lovers!

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

VH1Grammy Awards
EMI Records
Polydore Records
3 Mobile
Orange Phones
Kentucky State Government
Illy Coffee
Waterford Crystal
Miller Theatre NY
Penguin Books US & UK

Mariah Carey
Carrie Underwood
Rufus Wainwright
1st Western Digital
Jameson’s Whiskey
Heineken Beer
Diet Coke
Minute Maid
Carpe Diem Water
Dandy Warhols

Elton John & The Scissor Sisters
London Fashion Week
Benefit Cosmetics
Surf Detergent
Winter Olympics Vancouver 2010


 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 Welcome2015 Limited edition prints showcase

Macquarie University Tel Azekah Welcome2015 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

The Times
Wall Street Journal
Al Jazeera Magazine
Economic Review
The Observer
Marie Claire

Digit Magazine
Tank Magazine
Mojo Magazine
Oyster Magazine

New Scientist
Company Magazine
International Textiles
Pride Magazine
Flaunt Magazine
Yen Magazine


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