Sarah Dodds Textile Artist

Sarah is a textile artist based in East Durham working mainly with layering, appliqué and stitch to create textile pieces which reflect the many counties she has travelled to.

In particular inspiration comes from Africa and the Middle East. Sarah has a passion for African textiles grew during her time as a volunteer in Nigeria during the 1990s and having collected many examples she enjoys sharing this knowledge with others.

Sarah has exhibited in the North East for the last 10 years and has undertaken a commission to provide stitched signage for the Durham World Heritage Visitors’ Centre.

Sarah is currently developing a major project investigating the ways in which artists can provide a record of heritage in conflict countries by using museum pieces and sites of national importance as inspiration.


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