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Sarah Connell



Analogue Photographer

Black & White


2017          MA Photography, Manchester School of Art

2012          PGCE Post Compulsory Education, University of Portsmouth

2009          Ba (Hons) Photography in the Arts, Swansea Metropolitan University


2022         Developing your Creative Practice; Arts Council England Grant.

2022         Aesthetica Art Prize (Longlisted), 2022


2024          Studio 8 Collective, Mura Ma Gallery, Marple

2023          Destination Dartmoor, Mayes Creative

2022          Milk Presents; Summer Summit, Homotopia & Curious Arts

2021          Return of the Light, Gem Toes Crichton & Lumen Collective

2019          Lizard Point Artist Residency, Mayes Creative & Lumen Collective          



2024          Beyond the Frame, Mura Ma, Marple

2024          Interrupt, Queer Fest, The Undercroft Gallery, Norwich

2024          The Queer Beach, The Jubilee Library, Brighton

2023          Destination Dartmoor, Museum of Dartmoor, Okehampton

2023          Queering Nature, Espaço8 Casa Cultural, Sao Paulo, Brazil 

2022          Aesthetica Art Prize (Longlist), York Art Gallery

2022          Manchester Open Exhibition, Home Gallery, Manchester  

2022          50 Bees Project, A.C.E. Arts, Somerton, Somerset

2022          Queering Nature, The Ledward Centre, Brighton 

2022          Return of the Light Residency, Lumen Crypt Gallery, London

2021          Open Call; Queer Photography, The Ledward Centre, Brighton 

2021          In the Open, Rydale Folk Mueum & Art Gallery 

2021          Air Open 2021, Air Gallery, Altrincham

2021          The Open 2, Salford Museum & Art Gallery, Manchester  

2021          2021 Leeds Summer Group Show, Leeds

2021          Lockdown, Fronteer Art Gallery, Sheffield

2021          Grow, Fronteer Art Gallery, Sheffield

2020          Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, Warrington Museum & Art Gallery


2019          The Fronteer Open, Chapel Walk Gallery, Sheffield.

2019          Lizard Point, Lumen Crypt Gallery, London

2019          Small & Smaller, Water Side Gallery, Todmordon

2019          Monochrome, The Glasgow Gallery of Photography, Glasgow

2019          Lizard Point, Helston Museum, Cornwall          


2018          Artist Bookmarket, Stills Centre for Photography, Edinburgh

2018          Feckless, Make, Liverpool


2017          Feckless, Make, Liverpool

2017          MA Show, Holden Art Gallery, Manchester

2017          Movement, Left Bank Arts Centre, Leeds

2017          Platform, The Great Medical Disaster, Castlesfield Gallery, Manchester

2017          Contested Territories, Leaf, Manchester


2016          Ratio, MA Gallery, Manchester School of Art

2016          Group Show, Heart of Glass, St Helens

2016          Hothouse Artist Talk with Redeye, Manchester


2022          Future Now; Aesthetica Art Prize 2022

2022          SEAS Zine 'Queer Photography', October 2022. 

2021          Penny Thoughts, Issue 50

2021          Penny Thoughts, Issue 48

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