Category: Sarah West

Sarah West: White | Yellow | Blue

Sarah West: White | Yellow | Blue

The white bowl, paint of sunflower yellow, little hands swirl paint brushes turning clear water yellow. From sunny hues to colors like creamy butter, children ... Read More

Sarah West: Silence in Sunlight

Sarah West: Silence in Sunlight

A luminous prism of apricot light slips passed the curtain. The rising sun draws diagonal patterns ‘cross the room as I awaken on a cold ... Read More

Sarah West: Life’s Rhythm

Sarah West: Life’s Rhythm

There wasn’t a frost. I questioned if my usual jacket and scarf was necessary as I stepped outside, and made my way to the car ... Read More

Sarah West: Meditative Notations

Sarah West: Meditative Notations

Autumn hues awash with pale blues converge in the southland. Relentless winds impart winter’s chill while the last leaves still cling to near naked branches. ... Read More

Sarah West: Winter Flatlands

Sarah West: Winter Flatlands

Another painting completed. I remove it from a wooden board and pin the new gouache study to the studio wall. On the easel, I place ... Read More

Sarah West: Stewards in the Field

Sarah West: Stewards in the Field

The frigid temperatures and winter rains keep us bound to the indoors, until clouds part revealing a sky swept to January blue. Fields of umber ... Read More

Sarah West: Holiday Reflections

Sarah West: Holiday Reflections

Long before the new year began, positive anticipation for new calendar pages infiltrated the festive holiday mood. Amid Christmas gift considerations and year end studio ... Read More

Sarah West: Sketches from History | Exhibition

Sarah West: Sketches from History | Exhibition

This holiday season the City of Smiths Station, City Hall is all aglow with festive charm. Thanks to various civic groups and local student clubs ... Read More

Sarah West: Parisian Belle  Epoque  Retrospective

Sarah West: Parisian Belle Epoque Retrospective

I placed the album and a box of note cards on the shop counter, at Third Man Records. “Paris 1900. The Petit Palais Exhibition at the ... Read More

Sarah West: Childhood Civility

Sarah West: Childhood Civility

Paper is rolled out over school lunch room tables. Easels, sketchbooks, still life drawing props and various other studio necessities are arranged before the school ... Read More

Sarah West: ‘Tis the season to give more

Sarah West: ‘Tis the season to give more

Bless their pumpkin stealing hearts. Apparently someone was in desperate need of pumpkins and mums this week. As I parked the car in front of ... Read More

Sarah West: The Sketch Hunter

Sarah West: The Sketch Hunter

A photo captures early autumn fallen leaves. Morning rain glazes the leaf-laced stone scape. As I aim my lens towards the ground I’m aware those ... Read More

Sarah West: Farming sunlight

Sarah West: Farming sunlight

A familiar phrase often surfaces in conversations, “I can’t, I wish I had the time,” someone remarks. While, I’m sure at some point in the ... Read More