Sara Ogilvie was born in Edinburgh,Scotland in 1971 and lives in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North of England.

Since graduating in 1993 with an illustration/printmaking BA Hons and a PG diploma in 1994 from Edinburgh College of Art, she has continued to create and develop work which has been exhibited across the UK and abroad, including USA, Canada, Poland, Japan, Korea, France.

Working as a freelance illustrator Sara creates images for editorial, design, publishing and advertising.She is represented by NB Illustration in London.

She has won numerous awards for her work including a Commonwealth heads of Government commission to create a co-published lithograph with Edinburgh Printmakers, presented to Nelson Mandela, HRH the Queen and heads of State. In 2001 she was an invited visiting artist/lecturer at Minneapolis School of Art and Design, USA where she lived for a year and more recently at Malaspina Printmakers in Vancouver, Canada.

Work is inspired by words, street life, antiquities, posters, old wives tales, household appliances, carpets, masks, trying to spell sounds, packaging, old second-hand bookshops and pedestrian oddballs....

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