Jane Dickson for CHRISTIES’ Magazine

March 2017

After rain, the garden outside Sarah Gillespie’s studio is busy and brilliant. Green nches are loud in the darker green of an apple tree. Clustered at the window, tomatoes, rain-enamelled, hang heavy and glamorous as pomegranates. Inside, propped on a mammoth Victorian easel, a parallel world is presented in black and white. Deep Lane is... Read more »

Fiona Robinson for EVOLVER magazine

March 2017

Sarah Gillespie What lies at the heart of Sarah Gillespie’s practice as an artist is a deep concern for the natural environment. She has an enduring love affair with the rural world that surrounds her. Trained as a painter in Paris and the Ruskin in Oxford she has nevertheless been working in black and white,... Read more »

Belinda Dillon for MANOR Magazine

Spring 2017

In separate conversations about art and landscape with two different friends, neither of whom knows the other, both encouraged me to seek out charcoal drawings by Sarah Gillespie. When I asked what it was that most appealed to them about her work, they paused amid the tumble of enthusiastic praise for her technical skill, her... Read more »

Peter Reason for Resurgence Magazine


Homage, Admiration, Dwelling and the Web of Change Peter Reason visits the studios of two artists working with environmental themes. Look at this moth… No, No! I mean really look, look at the shading on the wings, the delicacy of the veins, the patterning of hairs on the antennae. Look at the way this wing... Read more »