Sarah Staton

Sarah Staton lives and works in Sheffield. Staton studied at Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design between 1984 and 1988. Her work has been exhibited world-wide including Europe, USA, Russia and Japan. In 2014 Staton will be holding a solo exhibition at Leeds City Art Gallery and Walsall New Art Gallery and as well as participating in the Folkestone Triennial, Folksetone. On-going projects include Zing Magazine, The Schtip a project with Giles Round-artists run space for Tamper CoffeeShop Sheffield, ‘STV’ a sculptural pavilion developed with Dominic Cullinan, Sabal Architects as well as commissions from  Northumberland Water/Essex & Suffolk Water and Places for People. In 2012 the artist was commissioned byNew Art Gallery, Walsall to create outdoor room with sculpture, furniture and planting scheme on the 4th floor Sculpture Terrace. In the same year she presented Steve-The Autonomous Machine, a sculptural pavilion that incorporates various technologies, PV Cells, Living Roof Heat Sump, Seating, and integral lighting powered by the PV’s initial stages developed with University of Sheffield and she collaborated with Karin Ruggaber in Shorts, a short film which was screen at Babylon Cinema, Berlin; music by Konkrete Mickza. Other commissions and exhibitions by Staton include Parts and Labour, group exhibition devised by Bridghid Lowe and John Chilvers at Camberwell Space, Cameberwell Art School Gallery, London (2012), Not Quite Mrs De Menil’s Liquor Closet, a Devon Dikeou Project, Nada, Miami (2012), Tate Yorkshire, commission to create new works to accompany a group show of Constructivist and Minimalist works from Tate and Huddersfield collections, Huddersfield Gallery, Yorkshire (2011), commission to create a virtual sculpture park for Sheffield, Site Gallery, Sheffield, Yorkshire (2011).

Last updated: 23.09.2014


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