Dr Sarah Eyre is the Course Leader of BA (Hons) Fashion Photography. Sarah has taught across the Higher Education, Further Education and Post Graduate sectors and has previously worked in commercial photography and galleries.
Sarah has been a practicing artist for several years, her practice and research interests use a range of moving and still lens-based approaches to explore the relationships between clothing, society and the fashioning of female identities. She was recently commissioned by Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool and The University of Salford to produce a body of work examining underrepresented repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic, this work was also exhibited as part of Peer to Peer UK / HK collaborative programme connecting visual artists and arts organisations across the UK and Hong Kong. Sarah’s photography and moving image work was included in ‘She Appeared to Vanish’ at Home & Waterside galleries, Manchester. Sarah has exhibited work in China, Dean Clough Halifax, QUAD, Derby, as part of Format Photography Festival, Paper Gallery, Manchester, South Square Gallery, Bradford, Madlab and Cornerhouse, Manchester. Her work has been published in a number of magazines and Journals including Source Magazine and Hunger.
Sarah has an honours degree in Photography, a Masters Degree in Non-Fiction Filmmaking, and she received her doctorate in 2020.
Eyre, S. (2017) Lady Lane. Huddersfield Art Gallery. 11 February – 6 May 2017.
Eyre, S. (2015) Penetralia. Paper Gallery, Manchester and Dean Clough, Halifax. 6 June – 18 July 2015 and 30 January – 24 April 2016.
Eyre, S. (2015) Wigs. QUAD, Derby. April – May 2015.