Medium mixed media | textiles
Born and raised in New England, Sarah has a BFA in Textile Design from RISD and a Masters of Art and Healing from Wisdom University. As a seeker, maker and creative pathfinder her medium is most often thread, investigating the mystery of encoded fabrics and the hidden language of cloth. Sarah has exhibited in regional and national shows at The September 11th Memorial and Museum, NYC, NY; The New Bedford Museum of Art, New Bedford, MSA; The Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA; Museum Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX ; Artists’ Museum, Washington, D.C.; the Portland Museum of Art, Portland ME; The Providence Art Club, Providence, RI; The Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH and The Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KA. Sarah is a 4 time finalist for the Greater Piscataqua Charitable Foundation. She is a 2021 Fellow for the Maine Arts Commission, currently has a solo exhibit at the Maine State Capitol (2022). Artist residencies include Monson Arts, Monson, ME (2023); Monhegan Island, ME(2018); Hewnoaks, Lovell, ME(2018); Vermont Studio Center (2017); Peters Valley Crafts Center, Layton, NJ (2004); Acadia National Park, ME (2008, Hambidge Center, Rabun, GA (2013). In 2002 she completed "Each One: The Button Project, a 9/11 Memorial" her first community art project, owned by the City of Portsmouth, NH. Her global peace project “Woven Voices, Messages from the Heart” concluded in 2012 after 4 years of successfully weaving community, peace and creative expression. Her latest community art project, “Well Used, Well Loved” (2015- 17) explored age, beauty, attachment and impermanence using a handwoven dishtowel and reflective writing.