Sally Higgens harks from the wilds of Wandsworth in South London. She was born and raised south of the river and has been a painter in South London for over a decade. She studied life drawing at Riversley School of Fine Arts in Chelsea and then a foundation course at Wimbledon School of Art where Sally specialised in Fine Arts, Sculpture and Painting. She was a painter in Brighton for four years then, after graduating from Brighton University Art School in 2003 embarked on her career as an International Fine Art Painter in London. She has exhibited at galleries in London, Amsterdam, Brighton, Auckland and across New Zealand. Sal has produced several large scale commissioned artworks. These include commissions for Wimbledon Cannizaro Park Open Air Theatre, Quinton Scott Estate Agents in their Kingston and Wimbledon branches and Epsom Playhouse Foyer boasts four large paintings by Sal.
Sally Higgens is an award winning painter who has been a finalist in the New Zealand National Portrait Award, Waikato Society of Arts Award and Molly Morpeth Canaday Award amongst others. She won the Inaugural Empire National Youth Art Award in 2008. She is recognised for the strength of her drawing, evident in the confidence and emotion of her line.
“My work exploresa play of forces, the external and the internal. The physical manifestation of these battles expressed in bodily form. In the gladiatorial arena of the self, wars are waged between emotional, biological and spiritual forces.”
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Salerno Gallery offers artists a prime street frontage exhibition space in the ever vibrant inner city suburb of Glebe.
Featuring over 65m2 of floor space with a bright, airy atmosphere and 24 hour exposure to Glebe Point Road, it provides a versatile space for artists and curators working with any medium of art for solo and group shows alike.