Sarah Yeoman is an award-wining American watercolor artist and a signature member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society. Her mastery of reflections, unique surface layers, and unusual perspective clearly sets her apart from the crowd.
Living in Delaware in the northeastern United States, she is recognized for her command of light narrative and strength of story. She is inspired by Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent, and in more recent years by Tom Schaller and Alvaro Castagnet. In the summer, Sarah follows Winslow’s footsteps in the Adirondack Mountains of New York State, hiking and paddling in remote locations where she paints and collects references. She is equally at home in urban and lush garden settings; she lives on a private garden estate and draws on the greenhouses and gardens for inspiration, but also finds beauty in nearby Philadelphia and its rich architectural and human vibrations. Her years as a singer/songwriter flow through her process in the melodious and lyrical qualities of her paintings.
Sarah describes her artistic process as “sculpting and pulling the form out of the paper,” much as a sculpture releases the form from the marble. Her imaginative and unusual perspective frames her work with the deepest ability to project how she sees the world, formed by shadow and light. Her mastery of watercolor deepens the story and intimacy of her work, as the resulting texture, color shifts, and granulation reveal the warm feeling of light as well as the whispers of light air. As she minimizes detail, the abstract shapes and surface of the paper reveal her deep connection with the process.
Sarah is represented by Abanakee Studios and Gallery 3040 in New York State, Gallery One in Chadds Ford Pennsylvania, and Sharp Art Gallery in Washington State. She is also much sought after as a workshop instructor. For more information please visit her website at www.sarahyeoman.com
Workshop Materials List
Exhibitions and Awards
2015-Published in "The Artists Road"
2015-Published in "The Sows Ear" Poetry Review
2015-Published in "The Artists Magazine"
2015-Published in French Watercolor Magazine "Pratique des Arts"
2015-April-148th Annual American Watercolor Society Show Salmagundi Club NY
2015-Merit Award-Philadelphia Watercolor Society members online show for "Storytelling"
2014-Watercolor Workshop Tuscany
2014- Philadelphia Watercolor Society International Show prize for "Philadelphia Story"
2014-April-147th Annual American Watercolor Society Show Salmagundi Club NY
2013-August-Abanakee Studios Group Show, Indian Lake NY
2013-Chester County Studio Tour Host Studio
2012-2nd Shanghai Zhujiajiao Internatinal Watercolour Biennial Exhibition
2012-Pennsylvaia Water Color Society National show Utrecht Merchadise Award for "Line of flight"
2012-March- Delaware Foundation for the Visual Arts “Featured Artist”
2012-January- Bold Brush competition-“Outstanding Watercolor”
2012-January-International Watercolor Society-Turkey-Top ten finalist for “Alvaro and the white umbrella”
2011-November-Solo show at Tower Hill School in Wilmington
2011-October-Philadelphia Watercolor Society Interntional Show-Helen Farr Sloan award given by the Howard Pyle Studio Group
2011-May-Hosted Philadelphia Watercolor Society Plein air event at the gardens of Ashland Hollow
2011-Watercolor Workshops Plein air-Mt.Cuba,Poconos,Adirondacks
2011- June Publishers Invitational Adirondack Plein Air Event sponsored by Eric Rhoads and Plein-Air Magazine 100 artists
2011-May Four women show OtherColors Gallery,Exton PA
2010- November Finalist FineArtStudioOnline Bold Brush Competition “Surface Dance”
2010 -November “Outstanding Abstract” FineArtStudioOnline Bold Brush Competition “Passage”
2010-November Group Show ” Meditations on the Lotus”
November- Delaware-By-Hand Masters Exhibit- Rehobeth Art League, Rehobeth Delaware
2010- October FineArtStudioOnline Bold Brush Competition Judges choice top 15% “Winter of the White Pines”
2010 October- One woman show- Adirondack Lake Center For The Arts “Waterways”
2010 September Philadelphia Watercolor Society Juried show - Juror Paul Jackson–Goggle Works Reading PA
2010 July- Pocono Lake Exhibition – Pocono Lake PA
2010- July Abanakee Studios Group Show, Indian Lake New York
2010 May –Delaware-By-Hand Master Artists Exhibit--Peninsula Gallery Lewes, Delaware
2010 March Ist Annual Autumn Painting Challenge- Judges Choice “October Moon”
Bucks Couty Gallery, New Hope ,PA
2010- March- Honorable Mention -Delaware Foundation for the Visual Arts Annual Show- Hagley Museum -Wilmington Delaware
2010- March Philadelphia Watercolor Society Juried Members Show- Jeanne Dobie Juror- Honorable Mention “Falling Light” Newman Galleries, Philadelphia
2009- May One Woman Show- “Illumination” Brush and Palette, Kennett Square PA
2009- November-Delaware-By-Hand Master Artists Exhibit-- Delaware Art Museum
2009- June Group Show- Abanakee Studios, Indian Lake New York
2009 Biggs Museum juried landscape show- Honorable Mention
2008 June One woman show Abanakee Studios, Indian Lake New York
2008 Group Show “Painting the Garden” Hardcastle Gallery Centreville DE
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