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Visual artist with a practice rooted in drawing and language, used as material to produce publications, animations and installation works. Recent projects include New Art Gallery Walsall (solo show, forthcoming, 2019), Multistory (2018 commission), Longbridge Public Art Project (2016) the British Consulate in Chicago, USA (2014) and The University of Birmingham (2013). 

Board Director for DACS (2014-present) and the Whitworth Wallis Trust (2017- present)

Studio holder at Grand Union.


Selected Press and Texts

The Guardian newspaper

Text by Anneka French

Text by Kieran Connell

Text written for Eastside Projects' Birmingham Show


Text by Zoe Lippett

OCA Interview

New Art West Midlands feature

The Guardian newspaper

It's Nice That




Sarah Taylor Silverwood

Lives and works in Birmingham, UK


Solo exhibitions and projects


Solo Show at The New Art Gallery Walsall (forthcoming)


New Project 2018 Commission, Multistory

Wolverhampton School of Art Print Residency (February)

NN Contemporary Billboard Commission and Exhibition (June)

BAbY OYL, publication, Rope Press (March)


BROADCAST, publication, mac Birmingham

NEWSFEED, Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

Concrete Nouns, Kingshurst Artspace commission (film collaboration with Emily Warner) 

Longbridge Mass Observation, residency, exhibition and commission, Longbridge Public Art Project/WERK


STS Signmakers, make/shift/space residency, Birmingham 


West Point, West Point 55, Coventry, residency and publication


British Consulate in Chicago Research and Development Residency, Chicago, USA 

Arts Council Award - International Development Fund 

Kathleen & Sally, residency and exhibition, The New Art Gallery Walsall 


Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery graduate residency


Selected group exhibitions and projects


Collaborating artist on Susan Meiselas’ A Room of Their Own in Médiations at Jeu de Paume, Paris 


Frontiers, Public Art Commission, Eastside Projects

Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, London

Collaborating artist on Susan Meiselas’ A Room of Their Own publication, Magnum and Multistory


Winter Art Fair, Eastside Projects, Birmingham 

The Humble Vessel, The New Art Gallery Walsall 

Recent Acquisitions, The New Art Gallery Walsall 


Recording Britain Now, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

Becoming Awesomestow, Glasgow School of Art

SALON, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

NORTH, Ikon Gallery Offsite, Warrington 


CCCS 50th Anniversary Show, mac, Birmingham

NN Contemporary Open, NN Contemporary, Northampton 

The Walking Encyclopaedia, Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent



BAbY OYL, publication, Rope Press, 2018

Susan Meiselas: A Room of Their Own, Magnum and Multistory, 2017 

West Point, Rope Press, 2015

50 Years On, Exhibition Catalogue, mac, 2014

News in Briefs, mac, 2014 



Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Collection 

The University of Birmingham Fine Art Collection 

The New Art Gallery Walsall Collection

Private collections 


Selected other activities

The University of Birmingham - associate lecturer (2015 - present) 

Birmingham City University - visiting lecturer (Oct 2017 - present) 

Board Director at DACS (2014 - present)

Board Director at Whitworth Wallis Trust (June 2017 - present)




MA Fine Art, Birmingham School of Art, Birmingham City University 


BA (Hons) English, University of Birmingham (first class)