Sara Lee predominantly works with drawing, intaglio and relief prints, including etching and Japanese woodcut in the ukiyo-e tradition, within a studio and site specific practice.
Born in Wales in 1956, Sara lives and works in London. She graduated in Fine Art Painting from Ravensbourne in 1979 and went on to take an MA in Fine Art Printmaking at Central School graduating in 1982. She spent most of the following year traveling in the United States, visiting studios and collections, culminating in working for Jay Street Gallery and Studios in NYC.
Sara Lee has been part of the fine art print community for more than two decades. Working within Hugh Stoneman's studio for more than ten years, together they developed a gravure practice and co-published, under the imprint Print Centre Publications, including works by Terry Frost RA, Ian McKeever RA and Hamish Fulton. Over the past seven years she has worked on etching and woodcut projects with Eileen Cooper RA, with whom she shares a print studio space and imprint Blackbird Editions. She presently teaches at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, has written for Tate, and advised on print processes for various individuals and institutions including The Art Fund and Tate.