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Tannery Projects Billboard Commission:

Interior, Eight Chairs and Empty Table, 2021, original drawing: Oil paint on primed paper.


The drawing was created in the home of the artist’s friend, absent of guests during the summer of 2020. Two hand-cut A4 templates were pasted directly onto the image surface. The A4 templates refer to the A4 drawings exhibited in the 2021 Drawing Biennial in the gallery being the billboard, to which Macdonald had contributed a work.


Interior, Eight Chairs, and Empty Table was the first of a series of four temporary billboard commissions for Tannery Projects, curated by Nina Shen-Poblete.

Image credit: Benjamin Deakin & Andrew Bick.

Sarah Macdonald is an artist based in South East London. Sarah studied at BA in Fine Art (Textiles) at Goldsmiths College and an MFA in Painting at The Slade School of Fine Art, graduating in 2009, when she was awarded the Claire Winston Memorial Award. Her work has been shown in exhibitions at various institutions including The Drawing Room, APT and Turps Banana. In 2015 she was an Honorary Research Associate in Post-Graduate painting at the Slade School of Fine Art. Sarah is a board member of Tannery Arts in London. She is a lecturer at Greenwich University and tutor on the Goldsmiths Fine Art Summer School, where drawing and context form a key part of her teaching.

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