Sarah Walton acknowledges a debt to mediaeval pots, the arts of Mesopotamia and South-East Asia, to Neolithic Art, to Western Painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, poetry, wit, philosophy and religion, and to innumerable people down the years, especially Weislaw Pilawski, Irene Milburn and Jean Spacek.

Sarah Walton is an artist working in ceramic, oak, lead and cast iron. Her studio is near Lewes, East Sussex. Her ceramics are represented in 15 UK museum collections and numerous private ones. She has exhibited at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show since 2005, her stand receiving both 3 and 4 star awards.