Sarah Y Varnam

“Portrait” Series V – Sarah Y. Varnam

Sarah Y. Varnam is a Toronto artist, writer, and editor. Her work explores identity, feminist concerns, and mental health through mythological, anatomical, and floral imagery. She works primarily in acrylics and mixed media. Ranging from portraits of mental disorders to abstract explorations of the natural world, her artwork has been published or is upcoming in Transition Magazine, the Theories of HER anthology, Chrysalis, The Flying Walrus, Incendies, The Quilliad, Underground Inspirations, and pacificREVIEW. Sarah has featured at the Kensington Art Market, the Bazaar of the Bizarre, Pop with Brains, QWAC’s Hip 2B Square Art Market at Goodfellas Gallery, and Hey, We Here’s Good Art. Her abstract “Cosmos” series was displayed in the Nice to Meet You show at Creatures Creating Gallery in Toronto, and her sculptures were recently part of the 2014 juried Mad Pride art exhibition, Architecture of Mad 3. She contributed a piece to the Black Cat Gallery’s Immaculate Selfie show (September/October 2014), and some of her paintings were on display at PRINT Gallery in Kensington from December 2014-February 2015. Her most recent exhibition was at the Bloor-Gladstone Public Library in November 2015. For Sarah’s graphic design portfolio, please see

To purchase a piece from Sarah, email Sarah at or visit Email for commissions. Prints are available for all artwork. Prices for originals are in the captions.

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“Roots” Series

“Roethke’s Flowers” Series (so far)

“Roses” Series

“Thoughts” Series

“Waves” Series (so far)

“Portrait” Photography/Painting Series

“Cosmos” Series

Tattoo Art (Email for design commissions)


“Super Heroes” Series

“Telling Tales” Series


“All Mad Here” Series

“Exploratory” Series

Miscellaneous and Commissions (view captions for availability)

Jewelry (Prices range from $15-$25; ask about availability)


Sculptures (Prices range from $25-$100; ask about availability)

Christmas Ornaments (Prices range from $10-$15; ask about availability)