Sarah Wimperis is a traditional figurative artist. She paints plein air in oils or watercolour. Larger studio paintings are completed using plein air reference either at home in her studio or on her travels in her “lovely mobile studio”. She gathers painting inspiration through travel and visiting new places She is drawn to domestic subject matter; complex interiors, markets, gardens describes herself as a compulsive sketchbook keeper.
She was born into a family with artistic roots that trace back to the Lizard, Cornwall in 1650 and stretched as far as New Zealand. She studied Fine Art at Falmouth School of Art and graduated with a degree in sculpture and has travelled the world, painting all the way, to China, Russia, Israel and Norway, living and teaching art in Norway and France.
She has exhibited with several galleries including the Portal Gallery in London and illustrated for the BBC and the National Trust.