Born In Brighton in England, Sarah Spence has lived in France since 1991.
She comes from a family that were, either in the medical profession, or artists. Her Great Grandfather, Ernest William Spence, was an accomplished landscape and portrait painter.
Although she was accepted at several art schools when young, her life took a different turn and she worked, in the medical profession. She has lived in Europe, Asia and the Middle East where she has always painted and spent a lot of time with artists.
Having lived in the South of France for nearly 30 years, Sarah has taken part in numerous exhibitions with regional artists and had solo exhibitions, including the Hotel de La Cité, Carcassonne and Inspiré Boutique Espace d’Art. She also had paintings accepted by the Royal Institue of Oil painters, Mall Gallery, London.
She started painting landscapes of the area, working in watercolours with pen and ink. The colours and especially the light of Southern Europe, inspires her.
She now concentrates on still lifes, and is mainly interested in colour, shape and design.
1986 St.Albans Art Society
1987 Barclays Bank, Hampstead
1992 Holiday Inn, Bahrain
1992 - 1996 Gallery Pictor, Carcassonne
1999 Hotel de la Cité, Carcassonne
2000 Prefecture de l’Auden Carcassonne
2016 ROI Exhibition, Mall Gallery, London
2016 - 2018 Alexander Gallery, Bath
2019 Hôtel d’Alibert, Caunes, Minervois
2019 Inspiré Boutique Espace d’Art, Azille
2020 Riverside Gallery, Barnes, London
2020 Inspiré Boutique Espace d’Art
2020 Pomart, Lezignan Corbières