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The image of Large Plait 1991, a drawing I donated to the New Hall Art Collection, has been used on a poster (see left) to advertise Murray Edwards College, Cambridge. The poster is available only in person from the College. The size is A3 and costs £10.









New work exhibited at The Millinery Works Summer exhibition.


Solo exhibition Drawings with Sculpture at the Millinery Works, London N1. Catalogue available.

Two drawings acquired by The Currell Collection.

Included in exhibition Narratives of Arrival and Resolution: Abstract works on paper curated by Deanna Petherbridge. Art Space Gallery, London N1. Other arists showing: Belinda Cadbury, Wendy Smith and Alison Turnbull. To view catalogue click here.


Now in the collection of Falmouth Art Gallery, a large montotype Wednesday 3 February 1988. Bequeathed by Margaret Whitford through the Art Fund.

Now in the collection of Southampton City Art Gallery, a drawing Camouflage 1997. The Philip Schlee Collection gift.


As part of the New Hall Art Collection's 25th Anniversary, Sarah appeared on Woman's Hour to speak about her work and her donation.


Four large charcoal drawings were exhibited at Bank Street Arts, Sheffield: Tied behind my back 1995, For your protection 1997, All wound up 1996 and Bed of roses 2009.


Threadlines: Drawings, Reliefs, Sculptures
Solo exhibition at the Millinery Works Gallery, London N1.
Catalogue available


Drawing Threads
Joint touring exhibition with Jacqueline Morreau. 
Babylon Gallery, Ely, (spring); The Fashion Space Gallery at the London College of Fashion (summer); and The Lewes Textile Museum, Blackburn (January 2005).
Catalogue available


Drawings and Reliefs
Solo exhibition at Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford.
An essay by Gen Doy entitled "Drapery Studies" was printed to accompany the exhibition. Review by Helen Peacocke, "Sarah Cawkwell: Christ Church Picture Gallery", The Oxford Times Weekend, May 4.

Public Collection: A figure wrapped, 1999. Purchased by University College, Oxford.


Public Collection: Blue Cornucopia, 1997.
Purchased by Detroit Receiving Hospital.


Selected work 1985 - 1998
Solo exhibition at Fermoy Gallery, King's Lynn. 
Catalogue available


Marking Presence
Group exhibition at Artsway, Sway

Meeting in Art 1
Group exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey

Group exhibition at St George's Hospital, London.

Public Collection: Shirtshape No 2, 1996.
Purchased by Wolfson College, Oxford


Large Charcoal Images
Solo exhibition at The King of Hearts, Norwich. 
Review by Anna Green, "More to be seen than first meets the eye" Eastern Daily Press, June.


Drawn Threads
Solo exhibition at New Hall, Cambridge.

Large Charcoal Works
Solo exhibition at Standpoint Gallery, Hoxton, London. 
Interview with Anna McNamee on Women's Hour, October.

Images in Charcoal
Solo exhibition at Stansell Gallery, Taunton.

Group exhibition at Harriet Green Gallery, Soho, London. 
Curated by Sarah Cawkwell. Review by Libby Anson, "Weaving Metaphorical Narratives", Women's Art Magazine, July/August.


Public Collection: I bind my hair, 1992.
Purchased by the Arts Council of Great Britain


Large plait no 1, 1992, donated to New Hall Art Collection, Cambridge, which launched that year.
A catalogue Women Artists includes an introduction by Marina Warner. Review by Clare Rendell "A gentle kick up the macho rump - the beneficial effects of a new collection of women's art", The Spectator 24 October.


Vision and Practice - Seven Women Artists
Group exhibition at St George's Crypt, Holborn, London.


Feminist Update
Group exhibition at The Peoples Gallery, Camden, London.


Solo exhibition at The 39 Steps, Whitechapel, London.

Review by Urve Opik, "Work", Women's Art Magazine, February/March, 1988.


FA Painting Degree, Central School of Art & Design