About Sara Lee

Sara lives in rural Sussex and is in her second year of a BA Hons Designer Maker degree at University Centre Hastings. Having spent over ten years as a painter at Rye Pottery. Working in a variety of mediums she is a narrative maker and responds to the environment around her both personally and from the wider world. For Pewter Live 2022 her work has considered the joy and freedom of year round sea swimmers and difficult conversations.

Entry 1 description

This piece depicts the burden of a difficult conversation. The wearer has restricted movement and is always aware of the pressing issue. Opening into three parts, releasing the tight straps,revealing a soft luxurious interior and the stone inside. The freedom of burden after a difficult conversation.

Entry 2 description

Inspired by women who swim in the sea in all weather, all year!
Wanting to capture the joy and unity they share, it’s not about glamour, it’s real and raw with woolly hats. For mental and physical health, friendship and lots and lots of laughter.