This exhibition of recent paintings, drawings and woodcuts continues Sarah Gully’s long-standing fascination with fairytales and children’s books. As in many fairytales, the birds and animals depicted in Gully’s works are not simply symbolic, but are often the key protagonists in tales of tragedy and salvation, beauty and the macabre. In Actual Size, Gully transforms the gallery into a nest of stories, playing with notions of gravity and flight, scale and proportion.
Sarah Gully has spent several years in Japan working and studying traditional print-making techniques. Her works have been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows in Tokyo.