Sarah Arsenault is a British/Canadian artist based in London, UK. She is a semi-abstract painter who explores the relationship between human ecology and human ethos. Her relationships within the environments that she experiences and the interconnectivity that exists among all things are prominent themes within her work. Her practice is strongly influenced by a keen awareness of the climate emergency. Sarah's paintings oscillate between abstraction and representation and are based on reality, memory and imagination. She views her practice as an ever evolving journey, each piece having a connection to those that will follow and those that came before. Imagery from past work is often manipulated and reconstituted in new work that mimics collage, but is best described as painting or painted collage.
Sarah's work Erasure was selected for the RA Summer Exhibition 2022 and she was a top 18 finalist in the Beyond Future Art Prize in 2022, for a selection of her work that explores climate change and sustainable living. Her work Anticipated can be seen in an upcoming American TV series titled Slip, on Roku channel.
Shhhhh, acrylic on canvas, H61 x W51 x D4 cm., 2021.
Long-listed for the Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize