Sally McArthur

Area: Tooting

Type: Artist / Individual

Art form: Art

Biography / Artist statement

After studying Textile Design, I worked in the world of fashion forecasting in London for three years, and later as a designer/buyer in Sydney for a further two. Once back in the U.K I set up a textile studio in Bermondsey. Six years on a change of direction led me to work as an art editor and designer for a card publisher for 12 years. Having moved on from the field of publishing I joined forces with a Graphic Designer to build up a design company: ’Sweet Dimple’. It specialises in personalised gift products. Sales come direct and also via the successful Not On The High street’ platform. Running this business over the last 8 years has given me the flexibility to dedicate more time to developing my personal artwork. Currently I attend a mixed media class in Holborn which has ignited my imagination and enabled me to branch out from commercial design. I am embracing new print and paint techniques, drawing from my background in textile and graphic design and developing a variety of fresh print effects. The catalyst to my move into Fine Art came from the cellar in my house: unearthing a massive