Sarah Perry trained at Camberwell Art School where her teachers were Lucie Rie and Hans Coper. she gained a b.a. hons. in ceramics. In the seventies she lived and worked in Argentina, exhibiting in Buenos Aires in-between journeys round South America. In October 1995, a piece of her work was auctioned at the American Craft Museum in New York. In January 2002 she was commissioned to make 85 pieces for the Sandy Lane Hotel, Barbados. All through the nineties her work was sold at the Conran shops and Liberty and Heals
She now lives and works in Greenwich, London.
"I am a potter because I enjoy the basic feel of clay, its versatility and the actual making process. Its type of plasticity is not found in any other medium. It can be stopped at any point and made permanent by firing, rather like the stones under one's feet.
Porthminster Gallery : To The Coast
February 07, 2015 to March 07, 2015
One–off stoneware vessels,slab built and thrown. Also a range of lustred porcelain jewellery.
Work Generally Available from:
New Ashgate Gallery
Twenty Twenty Contemporary Art Gallery
Ropewalk Contemporary Art and Craft Barton-on–Humber N.Lincs
Amy Christie Gallery Edinburgh
Beside the Wave Falmouth Cornwall
Flint Gallery Blakeney Norfolk
The Found Gallery Dunbar
Foss Fine Art Battersea london
Galleria Luti Callander Scotland
Blue Bramble Gallery, St.Ives Cornwall
Lander Gallery Truro Cornwall
Leeds Craft and Design Gallery.
Northern Lights Gallery Keswick, Cumbria
Porthminster Gallery St Ives Cornwall
Quay Arts Blakeney Norfolk
Robert Fogell Stamford,Lincolnshire
Serena Hall Gallery Southwold Suffolk
Stark Gallery Canterbury Kent
The Millinery Works Islington London
Wave 7 Studio Gallery nr Pt Isaac Cornwall
VK Gallery St Ives Cambridgeshire
I work in stoneware and porcelain fired in an oxidising atmosphere to 1280 degrees centigrade and make thrown and hand-built pots decorated with glazes of intense blues, turquoise, purples, pinks, and greens. On some pieces I use metallic lustres and refire to 780 degrees centigrade.
2012 - An exhibition with painter Helen Rogers, (September 24 - October 9) The Millinery Works Gallery, 87 Southgate Road, Islington, London, N1 3JS UK -
2007 - September, Coningsby Gallery with painter Helen Rogers.