Sarah Webb (painter)

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Sarah Webb is an American painter closely associated with Contemporary Realism. She is best known for her realist portrayal of contemporary European society and figurative studies of the modern woman.

Sarah Webb working on Chicago Sunset Series

Early life and studies[edit]

A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Webb began drawing and painting in her preteens and received her formal art training at the University of Tennessee, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors. Later she did post graduate work at Vanderbilt University.[citation needed]


″Ladies Day at Royal Ascot″ 2005, oil on canvas

Following the September 11 attacks Webb decided she needed a new environment in which to create. In 2004 she temporarily closed her studio in London and relocated to Chicago, Illinois.[1]

Although Webb is best known for her works in oils, she is also photographer.[2]


  1. ^ Houghland, Gloria, "Sarah Webb:Capturing the Spirit of the Times," Sophisticated Living Magazine (Nashville) May/June 2015, p.113. [1]
  2. ^ Webb, Gary A. "Collecting Fine Art Photography,", Sophisticated Living (Nashville), July/August 2016, p.100. [2]

Additional References[edit]

  • Bostic, Alan. "Get Real: Webb paints it like it is," The Tennessean, September 12, 1999.
  • Hieronymus, Clara."Oh, How She Loves Paris," The Sunday Tennessean, June 7, 1987.
  • McNeilly, Caroline. "Artist Style Drawn From Masters," The Nashville Banner, March 12, 1981.
  • Sarah Webb Works to show in London," The Tennessean, May 17, 1989.
  • Who's Who in American Art.
  • Who's Who in Art (United Kingdom).

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