The original pen and ink drawing for a new chapbook collaboration between poet Michael Longley, artist Sarah Longley ARUA and publisher Andrew J Moorhouse: ‘Metamorphoses’, inspired by Ovid’s classical text. Poem by Michael Longley originally published in The Ghost Orchid (London: Jonathan Cape, 1995).
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Sarah Longley is one of Europe’s foremost artists. She trained at Edinburgh College of Art, where she graduated with First Class Honours in Drawing and Painting. She is an Associate Academician of the Royal Ulster Academy.
She exhibits her work widely, in both group shows and solo shows throughout Ireland, the UK and also in France. Her work is held in public and private collections, including in the Crawford Municipal Gallery in Cork, Ireland; Ulster Television; Edinburgh College of Art; Department of the Environment, Northern Ireland; Self-portrait Collection Limerick University; Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast (who now hold the Portrait of Helen Lewis from her solo show in the Junor Gallery).
Sarah also engages in a great deal of work keeping alive the creative spark that’s in all children, through running art classes and workshops in the Western Highlands.