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Sarah Rowan

Sarah Rowan is considered the top female speed painter of Australia and has been inspiring audiences for with live performances for over 15 years. She began speaking to audiences by the age of 16 when she travelled around to local high school encouraging other students to pursue their dreams and live with passion as she performed basketball tricks, including spinning up to 6 balls at once!

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Testimonials for Sarah Rowan

“Sarah brings energy into a room and delivers a visual display of an event in a very different way. Sarah builds rapport with the team and understands the key messages and dynamics in the room. Most of all Sarah brings fun and passion. I would highly recommend using Sarah for your next event.”

Director, AMP Capital

 

“Sarah your painting brought life to the event, which is a challenging task in the banking environment.  People were interested and engaged with the ‘story’ that developed and the finished product was outstanding.”

HR Dept, ANZ

 

“I am a long time educator.  I have seen many inspiring presenters, helped raise money for many causes, heard many speeches, BUT Sarah really connects - and connects with all kids.  She presented to our youngest kindergarten kids to our Grade 12s - she talked and they listened - IF you ever have the chance to work for or with her - don’t miss out — I am humbled in her presence.”

Principal of the Canadian International School, HCMC, Vietnam

 

“I would highly recommend her if you want to deliver an event to remember.”

Head of Marketing & Events, NSW Business Chamber

 

“I love the energy and immediacy of your work; you manage to work at a speed but still evidence of so much care and thoughtfulness as we watch you make an image take shape.  It’s COURAGEOUS to put yourself on show and on such a crazy deadline - but it’s a great way to get good at what you do!”

Deputy Lord Major of Sydney

 

“Thank you for bringing our vision of NWC2015 on the Sydney Harbour Bridge to life.  It was fantastic for the crowd - a point of difference which captures the essence of the event.”

Marne Fechner, CEO Netball World Cup 2015

 

“I love your energy, I want to see more, and I would buy that painting….it’s a yes from me.”

Sophie Monk, Australia’s Got Talent 2016 Judge

 

“I would buy that painting too!  It’s a yes from me.”

Kelly Osbourne, Australia’s Got Talent 2016 Judge

 

“Sarah Rowan has done a portrait of me that has taken pride and place in my study, it’s amazing…she’s amazing!  You should get involved with her…professionally!”

David Hughes, stand-up comedian, radio and TV host, AGT host 2016

 

“Sarah is an artist with every part of her body.  It all comes out through her work, and as she is performing and painting you feel like the sky will open up and shine on you forever.”

Rob Carlton, Logie Award winning Australian actor and writer

 

“Sarah was an absolute knockout and stole the show - she certainly knows how to draw a crowd!  Her energy was absolutely incredible and the feedback we received from delegates was extremely positive!  A pleasure to work with - we couldn’t have asked for anything better.”

Marketing Executive, Higgins Coatings

 

“You exceeded our expectations!  You are terrific!  From all of us at HP…Thank you”

Bruce Dahlgren, VP, Global Enterprise Business, Hewlett-Packard

 

Sarah Rowan Travels from NSW
Fee Range: .Up to $5000

Sarah Rowan's Biography

Sarah Rowan is considered the top female speed painter of Australia and has been inspiring audiences for with live performances for over 15 years.  She began speaking to audiences by the age of 16 when she travelled around to local high school encouraging other students to pursue their dreams and live with passion as she performed basketball tricks, including spinning up to 6 balls at once!

In 2018, after twenty years of trying to live by societal norms and family expectations, she left a 12 year marriage and came out of the closet with flying colours.  Her story of overcoming depression and mental illness by living a genuine and honest life has been growing in demand as audiences are inspired by powerful message on authenticity and creative living.

Speaking Topics Include

The Power of Creative Living - In this keynote Sarah shares

Embracing Authenticity - LGBTQ Keynote

Overcoming Depression & Mental Illness - Bipolar Keynote

 

Packages:

 

Gold Package:  45 min - 1 hour performance includes TWO large live art piece that the client can keep or auction.  It includes 5-7 min speed painting performance followed by keynote speech and ends with one final speed painting.

 

Silver Package: 30 min performance includes one large live art piece for client or auction.

5-7 min speed painting performance followed by keynote speech.

 

Bronze Package: 15 min performance includes one large live art piece for client or auction.  5 min speed painting followed by short inspirational speech