Visual and physical repetition, decoration and a need to reinvent are common themes that exist throughout Sarah’s work. The act of covering over for her is a form of decoration, changing either the object that is being wrapped or the page that is being drawn on, reinventing its surface and mass.…Show more She is interested in the limitations of the page, exploring this theme through the act of selecting and deselecting collage images and materials, giving equal importance to both positive and negative space within the composition.
She has many influences, some become obsessions that reoccur in her work. A predominant theme is the vast study of socio-cultural anthropology. One in particular is the creation of objects made to transform its wearer, for example objects like elaborate headdresses and costumes that inflate the status of the wearer bridging between the real and spiritual worlds. Her practice includes several disciplines. She has exhibited nationally and internationally.Show less
"Thomas is a very competent artist whose work shows a lot of promise. Her attention to detail is a feast for the senses, and it resonates strongly with the artist's commitment to the hands on making process and her fascination with new techniques and materials. "
Stephen Beddoe - Rise Art Curator
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