Sarah Peters, who received her B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn,
New York, began her artistic career as an illustrator. She is currently
pursuing her love of sculpting in Massachusetts, where she now resides
and where many of her bronze public works are on permanent display.
Indeed, inspired by her Cape Cod surroundings, several of Sarah's
works reflect the maritime way of life. She recently finished working
on a series of eleven bronze bas-relief plaques for the town of
Falmouth, Massachusetts. The plaques represent many of the historic
industries that were significant to the town. "I look at a
lot of water," Sarah comments, smiling, "and I get to
know every personality in the plaques." After each plaque was
completed (a process which took ten months to complete and three
weeks to cast), it was permanently installed along the sidewalk
that abuts the library lawn on Main Street.
also finds inspiration for her work from interesting shapes and
textures, which she incorporates into her art in many unique and
whimsical ways. Such is the case with her "Alphabet Chair,"
in which each letter of the chair is a puzzle upon which the viewer
Sarah is a member of the Federation Internationale de la Medaille.
Her bas-relief art medals can be found in the permanent collections
of the British Museum in London and the Royal Coin Cabinet of Stockholm.
Sarah's sculptures have been exhibited with much recognition in
many shows worldwide.
Sarah Peters at work.