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Sarah McMenemy, b. 1965
Simple name : Person: artist
Collection : People
Reference number : 2005/6006
Fullname : Sarah McMenemy
Biography : Sarah McMenemy has established her reputation with her images of the urban scene. Her early student work has proved very successful in a wide variety of media. Sarah has been commissioned by some of the leading magazines. An early breakthrough came with a commission from Nippon Design, for a brochure for Toyota. Her work has been used over a wide range of products, from food packaging to clothing. Her biggest project, in terms of scale, was that for London Underground, for which she designed a series of giant enamel panels as the centrepiece for the refurbishment of Shadwell station. These were based on the area around the Underground station. In collaboration with Stephen Doyle of Doyle Partners in New York, Sarah has produced illustrations for the Hudson River Festival's posters, brochures and tickets. She has recently written and illustrated a series of children's books.
Date of birth : 1965
Role : Artist
Education :
  • Chelsea College of Art : 1983-1984
  • Brighton College of Art : 1984-1987
Employment :
  • Designed posters and murals for London Transport : 1995-2000
Record completeness :
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