Sarah Craske

An artist working at the intersection of arts and science.

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Current Academic Posts
2013 – current: Research Fellow – The University of Kent 
2013 – current: Head of Lichen Hunting - The Institute of Unnecessary Research
2013 – current: Visiting Lecturer (BA Fine Art) - University of the Creative Arts

Current Positions 
2013 – current: Member of The British Lichen Society 
2003 – current: Founding Director - Meltdowns
2006 – current: Founding Director - The Meltdowns Studios
2013 – current: Founding Director - The Foundry Company 

Education
2013 - BioArt - Contemporary Art and Life Sciences – Summer School - Escola Superior De Artes E Design – Lisbon - PORTUGAL
2003 - BA(hons) First Class Degree in Fine Art Sculpture (2003) – Kent Institute Of Art and Design - UK

2013

Exhibitions
Chain Reaction! - Sydney Cooper Gallery - Canterbury - Kent - UK
The Echo Of Narcissus - International Conference in History of Science, Technology and Medicine - Manchester - UK
BioArt – Escola Superior De Artes E Design – Lisbon - PORTUGAL
We Are All Artists - Hyperlink - Tate Modern - UK

Press
ARTSNews - March - ‘Where Arts and Science Collide’ - USA -The Observers Book of Book Bacteria featured

Awards
Arts and Humanities Research Council through The University of Kent - Grant to facilitate research in PCR - UK

Presentations
Echo Of Narcissus - Chain Reaction! Workshop - University of Kent - UK
The Three Worlds Collide: Arts Science and Business - Canterbury College - UK

Published
Author - The Secrets Of Bronze Casting – eBook edition – The Crowood Press – ASIN Number TBC

Conferences
Annual H. G. Wells Lecture - Science and Society - The University of Kent - UK (Attended)
Science Museums In A Changing World - Science Museum - London - UK (Attended)
State of Matter; Collisions and Connections in Art and Science’ -  Central Saint Martins - London - UK (Attended)

2012

Exhibitions
The NATlab – SVA – NYC - USA

Commissions
Chain Reaction! – Art & science research activity with resultant exhibition - University of KentUK

Published
Author  - The Secrets Of Bronze Casting – The Crowood Press – ISBN Number 1847974139

Residencies
BioArt – SVA – NYC – USA (5 weeks)

Conferences
TEDx Chelsea – NYC - USA (invited)
Activating Stilled Lives: The Aesthetics and Politics of Specimens on DisplayUCLUK (attended)

2011

Exhibitions
2011 – Nude – The Horsbridge Gallery – Whitstable – UK

Published
Author - Metamorphoses; The Relationship Between Art and Science – AE – Published by Middlesex University and Welling School - UK -
Author - Metamorphoses – AN – The Artists’ Information Company – UK

2009

Exhibitions
Mishaps Mayhem and Mastery – Sidney Cooper GalleryCanterburyUK

Residencies
La Specola – FlorenceITALY

Conferences
Eye of the Storm 2 – The Arts Catalyst and Tate BritainLondonUK (attended)

2008

Exhibitions
Margate Rocks Contemporary Arts Festival - UK

Commissions
Margate Rocks Contemporary Arts Festival – The Woman’s Land Army  - UK

Press
The Women’s Land Army – FRONT COVER - AN -The Artist’s Information Company – July/August
The Women’s Land Army – AN -The Artist’s Information Company -  July/August

Published
Collaborative Relationships – AN –The Artists’ Information Company - UK

Residencies
The Powell Cotton Museum – Birchington - UK
Museum National D’Histoire Naturelle – Paris- FRANCE
Margate MuseumUK