Sarah Grace

Sarah Grace was born in 1990 in KwaZulu-Natal and home schooled by artist parents Janine & George Holloway. She worked part-time for diverse artists from a young age, including Jane du Rand, Richard Hart, Roger Jardine, Andries Botha, Pascale Chandler & Neil Coppen. Sarah studied dance through Cecchetti Society of Classical Ballet for 15 years & classical flute and in 2011 decided to leave these studies to pursue a business venture whilst continuing to make art in her spare time. In 2015 Sarah sold her business and moved to Joburg in order to focus on creating art full time.

In early 2016 Sarah became assistant Artist to Mandy Coppes-Martin for 6 months and took a studio in Nugget Square Studios alongside artists, George Holloway, Gordon Froud, Mandy Coppes-Martin, Vivien Kohler, Louis Olivier and Nandipha Mntambo.  

November 2016 Sarah joined Hzrd Gallery for a 10 month residency with mentor Jonathan Freemantle, culminating in a group show alongside artists such as, Ledelle Moe, Alice Edy, Sophia Van Wyk, Talia Goldsmith, Jojo Abot, Lucy Turpin.

In late 2017 Sarah took part a programm Jonathan Freemantles started called The Villa - a shared studio space in an abandoned mansion - it culminated in a group show in October 2018 alongside Givan Lotz, Michele Mathison, Lucy Turpin, Jacob van Schalkwyk, Marc Edwards, Dokter and Misses, Brett Rubin, Io Makandal, Jake Singer & David Brits. On the 1st of March 2018 Sarah had her first solo exhibition with Priest Gallery. In July 2018 Sarah was part of a group show on Turbine Art Fair under Priest Gallery curated by Wayne Matthews. Sarah started working with Priest Gallery in September 2018 to learn more about the curation process and is curating her first show featuring Mandy Coppes-Martin, Vivien Kohler, Gordon Froud, Jayne Crawshay-Hall, Maaike Bakker, Nico Ras, George Holloway, Gina Waldman, Ilene Bothma, Neil Nieuwoudt, Stephan Erasmus, Dirk Bahmann, Shenaz Mahomed, Mark Rautenbach & Britt Lawton opening 4th April 2019 at Priest Gallery.