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BIOGRAPHY

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 and the New English Art Club 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.

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.

Sarah Jane also currently teaches with The New School of Art in Lewes, Brighton & London and in the Open Studio at The Heatherley School of Fine Art. She paints as often as possible, working both on commissions and her own projects. She is also producing a book that will profile leading contemporary portrait painters in Britain