Born in Zimbabwe in 1972, Sarah Pratt holds a Master of Fine Arts degree. She is a highly skilled printmaker, specializing in copper etching, linocut, collagraph, and monoprint. After spending 10 years in the print department of Michaelis as a part-time staff member, Sarah decided to devote most of her time to making her own work. She is an extremely prolific artist, constantly creating, and participating in a number of exhibitions. Sarah works from a group studio in Observatory, where she is currently interested in ink and gouache on paper, paper cut-out work, monoprints, and drypoints. Sarah is known for her magical and inventive works.
She is inspired by birds and animals and man-made objects such as puppets (especially the ones that have human-like faces). Lastly, she adores pattern, the more detailed the better.
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