Description I found this plant in my local garden center. It had just stopped raining and the sun peeped out. It was a perfect moment as the raindrops highlighted the beautiful multicolored leaves. I thought it would make a good painting.
Sarah Wood DipSBA, SBA, Wirral Member Since August 2016 Artist Statement Sarah is a Wirral-based artist specializing in watercolour. She studied botanical art with the Society of Botanical Artists on their Distance Learning Diploma Course. She was made a full member of the Society in 2014.
Sarah exhibits at galleries on the Wirral; in London, at Westminster Central Hall and the Mall Galleries; and Frankfurt, at an exhibition space at Palmengarten. She has written a number of magazine articles that have appeared in publications, including The Art of Watercolour, International Artist, Leisure Painter, and was cover artist for Paint magazine.
Awards include the St Cuthbert’s Mill Award and the Margaret Granger Memorial Silver Bowl with the Society of Botanical Artists, the Schmincke Award with the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, the Maureen Hinchcliffe Award with Wirral Society of Arts and the Barbie Coates Trophy with Irby Artists’ Association. She was a finalist in the Caran d’Ache Competition at the Mall Galleries and a finalist in International Artist Magazine’s, Still Life and Florals Competition.