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 has presented papers at several conferences including the American Educational Studies Association, the Michigan Art Education Association Annual Fall Conference, the Society for Photographic Education Northeast Regional Conference, the Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning, and the Harvard Graduate School of Education Student Research Conference. She will present a research lecture on intersections between critical disability studies and creativity at the 2017 National Art Education Association Annual Convention in New York City (March 2-4).
Relative to education, Sarah has taught in a variety of contexts over the course of the past 14 years and has 10 years of full-time teaching experience. She taught K-12 for 5 years in New Mexico and rural New York. In higher education, Sarah previously worked at Harvard University as a Teaching Fellow (in curriculum design), and at Syracuse University as an Adjunct Instructor (of photography), a Teaching Assistant (in art history), and a Teaching Mentor. She currently teaches courses in art education, reading/literacy education, photography, and design foundations in the Department of Art and Design and the Department of Teacher Education and Professional Development as a Lecturer at Central Michigan University.
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.
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