Sara Black received her MFA from the University of Chicago in 2006. She recently relocated to Yellow Springs, Ohio to lead the revitalization of the visual art program at the newly re-opened Antioch College as an Assistant Professor of Studio Art. She previously worked as an artist teacher in sculpture, installation art, and performance at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University. Sara has also taught sculpture at the Ox-bow School of Art; drawing at South Suburban College; coordinated and led an arts apprenticeship workshop at the nonprofit Street-Level Youth Media in Chicago; served as a member of the visual arts faculty at the Gary Comer Youth Center; and taught 3-D visual language and experimental design at the University of Chicago and the Illinois Institute of Technology, respectively. Additionally, Sara was a co-founder and owner of a social center and cafe at the Experimental Station in Chicago, called Backstory.
M.F.A., Sculpture and Installation, University of Chicago
B.A., Environmental Studies and Visual Art, Evergreen State College
B.F.A., Sculpture, Painting, and Art History, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
For more information about Sarah Black, visit her website
Date: March 19, 2015
Location: Fine Arts Building, Room 249