Sarah Stolar

Sarah Stolar

Sarah Stolar is an interdisciplinary artist who lives in the Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her primary focus is drawing and painting, however the breadth of her work includes multi-media installation, film, video and performance art. Sarah also works collaboratively with notable performance artists, dance companies, and non-profit organizations. She has worked on two feature-length films, curated five gallery and museum exhibitions, and created wearable art and props for international performances. Sarah is the daughter of accomplished multi-media artist and educator Merlene Schain, and a descendant of German master painter Adolph von Menzel. She grew up in an art studio/school environment, received a BFA in Painting from the Art Academy of Cincinnati, and an MFA in New Genres from the San Francisco Art Institute. Selected visual art and performance exhibitions include the Donau Festival, Krems, Austria; Anti-Contemporary Art Festival, Kuopio, Finland; Currents 2011, Santa Fe; 53rd Venice Biennale; and a solo exhibition of drawings at the Bohemian Gallery & Museum of Contemporary Art in Montevideo, Uruguay. Sarah is currently contributing faculty in Drawing and Painting at the Santa Fe University of Art & Design and the University of New Mexico - Taos.

WEBSITE: www.sarahstolar.com