Sarah Hickey

Sarah Hickey’s series of female idols are inspired by images of women from a variety of contexts, histories and worlds. The complex layering of imagery and patterns depict beauty, spiritual iconography and the feminine.

A Griffith University Queensland College of Art graduate, Sarah holds bachelor degrees in fine arts and education, and has been employed with Education Queensland since 2002. She has had ten solo exhibitions and participated in over thirty group shows. Her work has been a finalist in The Kennedy Art Prize, Redland Art Awards, Xstrata Percival Portrait Award, Clayton Utz Art Award, Marie Ellis OAM Drawing Prize, The Mandorla Art Award, Kenilworth Painting Prize, Lethbridge 10000 Art Award and SBS Portrait Prize.