born in the United Kingdom in 1958, now lives in Deep River,
Ontario, Canada, where she works for Atomic Energy of Canada
Ltd. She received her Ph.D. in Biology from Queen’s University
in Canada, where she studied plant physiology and molecular
Largely self-taught, her interest in art is
long-standing. She has been a member of The Valley Artisans'
Co-op in Deep River since 1996. She has given several workshops
on multi-media art in the local public school. While her earlier
work focused predominantly on landscapes in ink and crayon,
and botanical watercolour (exhibited in Toronto at Canada Blooms
(2003) and in New York at the 7th Annual International Juried
Botanical Art Exhibition (2004)), she has more recently developed
an interest in fine beadwork and hand-made lampworked beads,
which she makes herself in her Deep River basement studio.
Sara designs and makes jewelry incorporating
her own lampwork beads, those of other artists, semi-precious
stones, sterling silver, and a variety of other glass, stone
and shell beads, and has exhibited her work at several local
group exhibitions in Deep River, Ontario.