Sarah Pfohl is an artist and teacher. She utilizes drawing, photography, and writing to examine issues of teaching, schooling, place, and ability. Her work has been exhibited throughout the U.S. and published internationally. 

Recent exhibitions include the 19th International Open at Women Made Gallery in Chicago, IL, A Dark Wood at Curious Matter in Jersey City, NJ, Humble Arts Foundation’s Group Show 48: Winter Pictures, and participation in Girl on Girl Collective’s Not for Sale project in Brooklyn, New York. Her work has been juried into exhibitions by Lucy R. Lippard, Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, Andy Adams, and Jon Feinstein.

Sarah is currently working on a book of drawings that examine issues of teaching. The book is under contract with Information Age Publishing and will be available in 2017. 

Sarah has presented research at several conferences including the American Educational Studies Association, the Michigan Art Education Association Annual Fall Conference, and the Society for Photographic Education Northeast Regional Conference. 

Relative to education, Sarah has taught in a variety of contexts over the course of the past 15 years and has 10 years of full-time teaching experience. She currently teaches courses in photography at the University of Indianapolis.

Born in New Hartford, New York, Sarah grew up in the unincorporated territory outside of Hubbardsville, New York on a hill between two cornfields surrounded by immediate and extended family and a whole bunch of forests. Sarah earned graduate degrees from Syracuse University (MFA, Art Photography) and Harvard University (Ed.M., Arts in Education) and an undergraduate degree from Pratt Institute (BFA, Drawing). Full CV available for download via the PDF icon above.


Photo credit: Patrick Sopko 
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