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Sarah Ann Austin, MFA

Sarah Ann Austin, MFA

Teaching Artist

Sarah Ann Austin is a Raleigh based mixed media artist born in Flint, Michigan. She received her BFA from The University of Michigan and her MFA in Studio Art at the University of Alabama, focusing in many forms of Visual Art, Photography, Sculpture, and Papermaking. Sarah Ann’s technical and historical knowledge of traditional crafts is used in her everyday practice creating paper, prints, brushes, installations, and art objects that wonderfully capture the depth and many uses of natural resources.

She has taught at universities and community centers since 2012. Teaching many visual Arts. Working in studios across the Triangle and beyond Sarah Ann also offers private instruction in her private studio.

Sarah Ann’s work has been exhibited in various group and solo exhibitions nationally, including the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Flint Institute of Art, Detroit Institute of Art, Oklahoma Museum of Modern Art, Gadsden Museum of Art, Bradley University, University of Michigan, and more. Sarah Ann has received several prestigious grants and fellowships from Ohio Arts council, FotoFocus, Society for Photographic Education, AL Arts council, University of Michigan, University of Alabama, Greater Flint Arts Council, United Arts Council of Wake County and more.

You can learn more about Sarah Ann's work with non-profits and upcoming classes at the Crafts Center at NC State, Artspace NC, Art-For-All, Baltimore Clayworks, and with Raleigh Arts at Pullen and Sertoma Art Centers on her website and Instagram at @Legacyprintsandpaper.

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