Sarah is a Chicago-based metalsmith and jeweler whose sculptural objects and jewelry work to reverse material expectations in order to confront her conflicted relationship with gender roles. Sarah received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Crafts: Material Studies and Sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University and her Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Sarah exhibits her work nationally and internationally as in her inclusions in Siamese Connection at Brooklyn Metalworks Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, Monochrome Noir at the Velvet da Vinci Gallery in San Francisco, CA, and Chain at the A CASA Museum of Brazillian Object in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sarah has also been honored with an Undergraduate Fellowship from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Sarah currently teaches steel fabrication in the Metal Sculpture Department at the Evanston Art Center and introduction to jewelry/metals at Northeastern Illinois University and the Lillstreet Art Center.

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