Sara Menon

15th Annual ARC Salon (2020-2021)

Sara Menon


Born in 1985 and grew up in Aquileia, Italy. She received the academic degree at the Institute of Conservation in Mantua, Italy. She started to work as scientific illustrator in 2002 teaming up with a forensic scientist, producing detailed plates for his publications. Thanks to the IED, European Institute of Design, in Milan she had the opportunity to meet the Italian illustrator Massimo Demma, who taught her the methods and techniques used in this field, as well as further knowledges about natural science illustration. She exhibited her work in Unites States, Australia, UK and Italy, participated in various competitions, national and international, also winning prizes and awards.Publishers, postage stamp designers, museums, private individuals have commissioned her illustrations and draws.

She works in watercolor, pen and ink, pencils and other traditional techniques.Her work is characterized by very fine details and hyperrealism is her strong point.

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