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                 A self-confessed neat-freak, Sarah         narrate a story she cannot put into         Sarah is now considered one of
                 Danes Jarrett, born 1964 in the            words. She uses colours that bear no        South Africas` finest artists. She
                 UK and raised in Zimbabwe, went            similarity to the skin.                     has been featured in numerous

                 on to study commercial art at the                                                      magazines and showcases her art in
                 Harare Technikon. After finishing          Her style is paradoxically chaotic          international exhibitions in which her
                 her diploma in 1985, Sarah moved to  and controlled. Her brazen and                    art has been sold out so often. As
                 South Africa in 1988 and started her       aggressive brush strokes form soft          part of The Travelling Art Gallery
                 career in the design industry.             curves, precisely cut with a sharp          Sarah Danes Jarrett showcased

                                                            edge. Sarah speaks of her controlling  her art in a female only group
                 When Sarah became a mother in              personality which tries to form some        exhibition in May 2022 in Hamburg/
                 1998, she left the design industry         order in a world that is constantly in      Germany , as well as in a group

                 and bought her first blank canvas,         flux.                                       exhibition in Palma de Malloca/
                 oil paints and brushes. The career                                                     Spain in November 2022. She also
                 started immediately and has attracted  While her work is rather exquisite,             presented her art by participating in
                 art buyers and art lovers around the       bright and blocky, the colour white         the ARTSY online exhibition New
                 world.                                     plays an essential role. Many will          Beginnings in February 2023.

                 Sarah is admired for her natural           describe her art as chaotic, however        In May 2023 Sarah Danes Jarrett
                 simplicity and down-right honesty.         each colour, or brush direction is          showed at a group exhibition in
                 She admits that she doesn´t paint out  well thought through. Sarah starts              Kassel, Germany.

                 of political motivation or to portray      with the layering of colours and then
                 certain messages, but rather because       rectifies the shape with the white
                 she adores the process and journey         paint. This is when the actual portrait
                 of a painting.                             comes to show.

                                                                                                           The portfolio of
                 Sarah has always worked with people  Sarah opts for a simple life and now
                 and especially faces. She loves the        resides in Wynberg, Cape Town, with            Sarah Danes Jarrett starts on
                 translucency and reflection of the         her two children and her dogs.                 page 117

                 skin, confrontational eyes that

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