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Sarah Hand

Sarah Hand

Course Leader

School of Art, Design and Fashion

023 8201 3579 ext. 3579 Room no. HC111


Sarah had her own photography business undertaking private school commissions, weddings and portraiture. She also owned and ran a restaurant and won national awards for both of these. These include: 1998 Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative (SFEDI), Business Achievement Award, National Award Winner, (one of final 8 in the UK out of 10,000). 1998 Runner-Up, ‘Business Woman of the Year’, Milton Keynes & Bucks.

From 2009 to 2012 she was chair of the exhibition programme at the Cameron Museum and Galleries as a volunteer whilst working full time at Solent.

This involved arranging exhibitions for five spaces to changing four times per year. This provided her with the chance to meet some high profile artists and photographers and curate their art and photographic works.

Organised and curated exhibitions by:

  • Mary McCartney,
  • Lord Snowdon,
  • The Earl of Lichfield,
  • Patti Smith the singer,
  • Ronnie Wood from the Rolling Stones,
  • photographer Koo Stark,
  • David Bailey,
  • Brian May from Queen & Elena Vidal,
  • the film Director Ken Russell,
  • The Shell Advertising Art Collection,
  • Miles Davis (posthumously),
  • Norman Parkinson (posthumously via Angela Williams Archive),
  • The Shell Valentine Collection,
  • Beken of Cowes.

Taught courses