Sarah Firth

Sarah Firth is a Melbourne based, Eisner Award-winning comic artist, speaker, author and internationally renowned graphic recorder.

Her services range from live graphic recording, graphic facilitation and strategic visualisation, to infographics, graphic essays, illustration, animation, explainer videos, coaching and training.

She has many notable achievements as an artist and writer. In 2006 Sarah was named one of Australia’s top 25 artists aged 25 and under in the 25/25 show by Art & Australia Magazine. In 2007 she received a commission and residency with Carriageworks, followed by a commission from Experimenta Media Arts in 2010.

In 2012 she was awarded the Talking Difference Fellowship at the Immigration Museum, and her animated documentary won a People’s Choice Award in the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival. In 2017 she was in the Yogyakarta Biennale in Indonesia, the Lakes International Comic Festival in the UK and the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival.

In 2018 she received a Frankie Magazine Good Stuff Award, was a finalist in the Incinerator Art Award for Social Change, and her graphic essay on complexity was listed in The Conversation's ten of the best literary comics in Australia. And in 2020 she won an Eisner Award, as one of the artists in the “Drawing Power” anthology. That was also named one the best comic anthologies by the New York Times.  |  @sarahfirth