Sarah Purvey gained both her BA and MA qualifications at Bath Spa some twenty years apart receiving her MA in ceramics in 2009.
On completing the Masters programme Sarah remained a Resident Artist at the University's Ceramic Research Centre in Wiltshire, the former home of Bath Academy of Art.
Sarah's ceramic 'Landscape Series' have been shown and collected nationally and internationally including private collections in Tokyo and New York, her ceramic also forms part of the Bath Spa University collection at Corsham Court.
In 2012 two pieces of the Landscape Series were selected for the prestigious Threadneedle Prize Exhibition for painting and sculpture and were shown at the Mall Galleries in London.
In 2010 and 2012 Sarah exhibited in Cork Street, Mayfair with the Katharine House Gallery, Marlborough and Askew Art Henley.
Sarah is a full member of the Devon Guild in Bovey Tracey and her work received the panel award of First Prize in the Pound Pill Open in October 2010.
Whilst resident at Corsham Court Sarah worked with Bath Spa University leading ceramic enrichment programmes for 6th form A level students within Wiltshire Secondary schools and has been a guest speaker on the Contemporary Context module of the Ceramics Masters Programme at Bath Spa University.
Selected exhibitions in 2012 include the Threadneedle Prize, Gallery 28 Cork Street, Art In Clay Hatfield House, The Bircham Gallery Norfolk, The Hilton Fine Art Gallery Bath, the Devon Guild Bovey Tracey Devon.