Artist Biography

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Sarah Cook is a performance and visual artist with a Masters in International and Community Development. She is well known for her leading-edge social circus program with her company Circosis and her vibrant chalk art and illustrations.


Sarah is based in Mparntwe/Alice Springs on Arrernte country in Central Australia where she has been a community arts practitioner for over 20 years. She has a passion for social justice and has applied her artistic vision and creative talent to work alongside communities in remote areas of India, Madagascar, Costa Rica and Indigenous communities in Central Australia and Arnhem land.


2020 has marked a return to her visual arts practise where she has completed an Artist Residency at Ooraminna Homestead in the Northern Territory and been the successful recipient of the NT Government Territory Arts Grant and the  Alice Springs Town Council Creative Projects Grant. She is currently the resident artist at the Alice Springs Desert Park and working on writing and illustrating children's books.