Biography of Canadian artist Sarah Hatton, best known for her paintings and her conceptual work with dead bees.
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Sarah Hatton was born in the UK, and raised in Barbados and Canada.

She received her BFA from Queen’s University and her MFA from the University of Calgary, and is the recipient of numerous awards for art and academics.

Her deep interest in human nature, mortality, patterns, and her insatiable curiosity about the natural world are found throughout her paintings and installation work. Her “Bee Works”, made from thousands of dead honeybees, received international acclaim, balancing artistry with advocacy, and winning the RBC Emerging Artist Award in 2014.

Hatton lives and works in Chelsea, Quebec, one of Canada’s most creative and environmentally-friendly communities.