SARAH JANE MOON
Sarah Jane Moon is a painter who specialises in portraiture and figurative painting. She has exhibited with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, New English Art Club and the New Zealand Portrait Gallery among others. In 2015 she was awarded the Arts Charitable Trust Award and in 2013 the Bulldog Bursary for Portraiture. She has also been included in the 2016 Pride Power List, which celebrates the achievements of notable LGBT people. In 2017 Sarah Jane will be showing work in London (at various locations, including the Bankside Gallery) and staging a large show of new work with two other female LGBT artists. She will continue teaching with The New School of Art, The Heatherley School of Fine Art and The Art Academy as well as running specialist classes abroad. Originally from New Zealand, Sarah Jane has lived in Japan, Malaysia, Australia and UK working in education and the arts. She has qualifications in Art Theory and Curatorial Practice from Universities in NZ and Australia as well in Portrait Painting from The Heatherley School of Fine Arts in Chelsea.