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Sarah Keast is a visual artist living and working in South West Scotland.
Sarah has been exhibiting since 2010.

She combines the printing of fabric textures and sometimes uses collage processes including fabric, bone, metal, ceramic and found objects. The final works can be prints or assemblages with talismanic or dream like qualities.

In the Liminal Lands 2-26 March 2019

A body of work called “in the Liminal Lands is on show at the Line Gallery in Linlithgow between 2 and 26th March 2019.  www.thelineonline.co.uk  This work explores liminality  and thresholds, the edges of being in one state and transitioning into another.  It is in part a response to the saltmarsh on the Solway which… Read more »

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Moniaive and Glencairn 2017

New work generated in Moniaive and Glencairn will be on show at Spring Fling 2017  between 26th – 29th May 2017 http://www.spring-fling.co.uk/artists/sarah-keast  

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Time to go ………

My last week went by in a frenzy of glue and varnish as I made a series of collograph blocks (printing blocks made by collaging onto card. The blocks are varnished to make them watertight before being inked and wiped like an etching plates).  An idea or response to all the boats on the gravestones at… Read more »

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Storms, super tides and salty starlings

So this is my last week.  I feel very lucky to have been here for the highest tide for 18 and a half years, caused by a cycle of the moon ( a so -called super tide).  It also coincided with a proper force 10 + storm hitting the west of Scotland so the waves… Read more »

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The road less travelled

The second week of my residency  has been a mix of printing furiously to make a new edition and a big wander to the south end of the Island to visit St Columba’s bay – definitely the road less travelled!    My art work has been intensive at times over the last week.  Here is… Read more »

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Lost in the light on Iona

The weather has been gentle so far – no big storm but I am finding it very hard to draw here.  I look at the landscape, look down to make some marks on my paper and then look up again and the light has completely changed and everything looks different.  Not only that but my… Read more »

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Walk every day; draw every day; see what happens next …….

Below is my new home for the month of February 2015.    I am getting very excited and a wee bit worried.  I will be artist in residence on a creative retreat on the Island of Iona for the whole of February 2015.  The residency is provided  by Iona Hostel   http://www.ionahostel.co.uk/.  Run by John MacLean… Read more »

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Fish Collographs

  Fih Colographs inspired by a visit to Funchal Fish market, Madiera

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Inspired by Morlands Exhibition News

 Some of my Moth art works will be included in the exhibition below. ‘Inspired by moorlands’ 6th – 14th September 2013 The Town Hall Gallery Langholm 10 am – 4pm and 6pm – 8.30pm Daily  

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News for the art work based on the whaling ship Abram

http://www.spring-fling.co.uk/press-media/scottish-memories-new-artwork-to-recall-lost-whaling-ship/

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