Sarah Crew

b. 1983. Lives & works in Bristol

Education and Qualifications

2013 – 2015

MA Photography, Distinction. Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London

2003 – 2006

BA (Hons) Photography, 1st Class. University for the Creative Arts, Farnham


Artist Residencies 


Ballyduvane Artist Residency, Cork, Ireland


Despina Artist Residency, Largo Das Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil     

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017     Fringe Arts Bath Festival, Bath, UK

2016     Ishthisit? Online Exhibition, London

             Saara Nights, Largo Das Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

             RE:IMAGINED, GX Gallery, London

2015     Pingyao International Photography Festival, China

              FLOATART, Bargehouse, London

              Fluorescent, Soho Open House Arts Festival, London

              New Weapons, Blitz Gallery, Malta

              Ganfarloon, Central Saint Martins, London

              Reach Out, Tate Modern, London 

              Dialogic Assemblages, Artry Gallery, Kochi Muzhris Biennale, India

2014     Global Art Spaces, UB City, Bangalore, India

              A Single Grain of Rice, Metanoia Gallery, Paris, France

              Tomorrow : Today, Bargehouse, London

2012      Juxtapose, The Rag Factory, London

2011      Home... Where the Camera Is, The PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont, USA

2010      Without a Script, Red Gate Gallery, London

               Flight, The PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont, USA

              The Sketch Book Project Library, Brooklyn, USA                   

               How Beautiful ugliness is! Red Gate Gallery, London

               Once Viewed from Afar, Centrespace Gallery, Bristol, UK

2009      Once Viewed from Afar, Gallery 27, London

               The Contemporary 5, Red Gate Gallery, London

               Mid Air Collaboration, Dreamspace Gallery, London

2007      Climate of Change, Southwark, London

2006       S.A.M.P.L.E, Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London

               Bristol Art Show O6, Centrespace Gallery, Bristol, UK

2005       Art in the Park, Gostry Meadows, Farnham, Surrey


Solo Exhibitions

2015       #HILANG airways,  White Conduit Projects, London   

2011       “Welcome”, said the fox, Red Gate Gallery, London

2007        Look Twice on Reflection, Cooltan Independent Art Gallery, London



2015       Sarah & SInga Activating Art, White Conduit Projects, London

                Voice Out, Deptford X Fringe, Art Licks Weekend, London 

                Sarah & SInga Re-Activating Art, This is Here, Art Licks Weekend, London

                Sarah & Singa in Danger, Kochi Muzhris Biennale, India

2014       Sarah & Singa I, II, III, Tate Modern, London

                Re-enactment of Lydia Clark's "Journey", Kings Cross, London

                The Anxious Artist, Tate Britain & Tate Modern, London

2005        Every object tells a story, with Roma Tearne, Victoria & Albert Museum, London


Performance Lectures

2017       Human Interfaces Conference - From Loaski to Lostness, Norwich University of the Arts

                #HILANG Airways, University of the West of England

2016       Parque Lage International Seminar: The Role of Art Schools and Universities, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2015       Deep Trash: The Animal Farm, CUNTemporary, London

                Visualising the Animal, University of Cumbria, Carlisle

                Photography in the 21st Century, Central Saint Martins, London


Featured Publications, Reviews & Interviews

2017        BP Art Exchange: Sewing Seeds. Generating Art, ideas and a connected global community, pp.140-144

2016        Trânsito-rio Curatorial review by Bernardo Jose de Souza

2015        Artlyst : Inside Central Saint Martins MA Degree Shows 2015 Our Pick  

                 Interview : Enterprising Practice event at Central Saint Martins

                 Tate BP Art Exchange online by Rose Cronin

2010        University for the Creative Arts Alumni Magazine, Interview, Issue 2, pp.9-12

2009        Autumn/Winter: Art, Art, Art Magazine, Artist Review, pp.8-11


Junior Fellow

2016 - 2017       University of the West of England - BA Photography, Bristol


Artist Researcher & UAL Student Mentor

2014 - 2017       Tate Modern & Tate Britain, London 


Artist Workshop Leader

2015 - 2017    Museu de Arte do Rio, Brazil

                         Kochi Muzhris Biennale, India   

                         Tate Modern & Tate Britain, London

                         The Photographers Gallery, London


Assistant Artist Workshop Leader

2008 – 2010    Tate Britain, London

                         The Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

                         The Photographers gallery, London, UK

                         Green Canary Day, Canary Wharf, London, UK

                         Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK

                         Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK



2007                Informal Activities Intern, Tate Britain, London, UK