Sarah Gillespie

Sarah Gillespie

Sarah Gillespie is an independent artist and a Royal West of England academician. She trained at the Atelier Neo-Medici in Paris and Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford. With 35 years of professional practice, she makes paintings, drawings, and engravings that give primacy to the natural world. Web: sarahgillespie.co.uk; Twitter: @gillespieseyes.

Art in a Time of Catastrophe

Essay

At such a time, are the arts irrelevant, a luxury? To the contrary, they have an essential place both in grieving for what is lost and in imagining new human possibilities.