Every month we are selecting really cool and talented artists to introduce to our supporters and art collectors.
Q: What is your name and where are you based?
Sarah Hill, based in north London, N4
Q: What is your practice?
Ans: Drawing and creating greeting cards
Q: What is your USP?
Ans: Monochrome, abstract, unusual artwork
Q: Tells us a secret that nobody knows about your life!
Ans: I once had a job interview in a funeral parlour and had to touch a dead persons hand to see if I was comfortable about being in that environment!
Q: Has Covid 19 challenged your creativity?
Ans: Yes and I have had ups and downs!
Q: What are your most significant achievements?
Ans: Completing an MA in Fine Art, and receiving an award at the end of that. Most recently I have completed some AAT Accounting qualifications which is out of my comfort zone because i hate maths!
Q: Whom will your clients be and what will they get from you?
Ans: My clients will be everyday public who are looking for a unique and attractive card
Q: Do you have any fascinating or unusual clients or a funny story to tell?
Ans: I dont have clients yet really!
Q: If you were starting a career as an artist today, what would you do differently?
Ans: Im not sure, maybe have more confidence and go for things more!
Q: What has been your most significant challenge in times of Covid 19, and how did you overcome it?
Ans: Not being able to see friends and family, being stuck indoors when i am used to going out everyday, not being able to go to my studio etc.
Q: What are your plans for the future? What new projects do you have in the pipeline?
Ans: I have my greeting cards in one shop so far in Finsbury Park, London and hope to expand to other merchandising such as bags, mugs, keyrings etc.
Q: What would you like to be known for?
Ans: Unique monochrome designs
Q: How do you know Laura?
Ans: Through mentoring and exhibitions that Laura has organised.
Q: How did you hear about Laura I. Gallery?
Ans: Through social media a few years or so back!
Q: What do you think of our Mentoring programs or of the newest initiative for artists, The Society of Gold Minds?
Ans: I have had mentoring sessions and they were very helpful and uplifting!
Q: Do you think it is important to have someone that has your back?
Q: Do you think it is important to receive constant support? Why?
Ans: Yes support, and some time in-between to make progress and take actions or await results.
Q: Do you think it is important to be surrounded by a community of artists?
Ans: Yes for sure.
Q: Would you recommend our mentoring programs?
Ans: Yes I have done, to Laura symes who attended.
Q: Has Laura I. Gallery inspired you or helped you in any way? How?
Ans: Yes personally, socially, professionally!
Q: Would you recommend Laura I. Art Gallery?
Ans: Yes definitely!
LAURA IOSIFESCU Leader for training, connecting, and facilitator of opportunities for creative practitioners committed in social change, cultural, environmental and advancement in the arts.