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Artist profile

ARt ChaiRs/Sarah Skinner

I’m an artist and creative upholsterer, fascinated by the skills and materials of traditional upholstery work and exploring ways to express the memories and histories that a chair might hold.

Creative Genre

  • Artist/ Upholstery/ Reupholstery/ Sculpture/ Textiles/ Installation/ Mixed Media/ Conceptual/

Work Undertaken

  • I bring a creative
  • artistic approach to the reupholstery of old chairs and footstools
  • sometimes functional sometimes purely visual/conceptual. I create unique statement chairs in bold contemporary colours for the home or for businesses. I create bespoke fabric for the chairs I work on through screen print or digital print. I'm really open to ideas and approaches. ARt ChaiRs look great in photo shoots. Rescue
  • Recycling Ripping it Up Revitalising
  • Reimagining Reupholstery

Work in Education

  • I am an experienced Day Centre Activity Worker
  • I have lots of experience of working with elderly people and learning disabled people.



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