All About Sarah McGonigle
Sarah has a degree in Fine Art and Education from Homerton College Cambridge and has completed a diploma in Botanical Illustration with the Society of Botanical Artists. She paints a variety of subject matter, primarily plants and flowers in watercolour.
Sarah regularly attends watercolour classes with Petula Stone, and has taken part in many classes at the University of Cambridge Botanic Garden.
Sarah has been fortunate to have wonderful teachers there such as Gael Sellwood, Petula Stone, Reinhild Raistrick, Georita Harriott and Penny Price. She is a member of The Society of East Anglian Watercolourists, and has had work exhibited at the Babylon Gallery in Ely as part of the Society’s Selected Exhibition. In 2018, Sarah received The Brush Award for her painting of a Turks Turban Squash. Sarah also exhibits with the TRIA Group at Cambridge open Studios, in Oakington, Cambridge, in July each year.
Memberships & Awards
Cambridge Open Studios
Sarah has been exhibiting at Cambridge Open Studios as part of TRIA for three years. Each summer, over 500 artists in Cambridgeshire open their studios to the public, inviting people to meet the artists and see how their work is made.
Society Of Botanical Artists
Established in 1985, The Society of Botanical Artists brings together artists of national and international repute. Sarah completed a diploma in Botanical Illustration from the SBA in 2017.