Visual Arts: Sculpture
Sarah graduated from Eckerd College in 1984 with a Bachelors Degree in Art and studied marine mammalogy focusing on integrating cetacean life into her artwork. She tended intracoastal toll bridges for the Florida Department of Transportation in Saint Petersburg, Florida while studying in school. Following graduation from Eckerd College in 1984, Sarah worked in the neckwear industry in the MidAtlantic area and moved to Chicago after meeting her husband, John.
While in Chicago, Sarah designed jewelry, worked as a millinery designer, and was employed as the Volunteer Coordinator at the Cradle, an adoption agency. In 2003, she began taking classes at the Rotblatt-Amrany Fine Art Studio. Soon thereafter, she assisted the owners, Omri and Julie, with large scale projects including a bronze sculpture of Magic Johnson for the LA Staples Center and Michigan State University. She assisted Julie with the George Halas Memorial for the Soldier Field in Chicago. Sarah was subcontracted by the studio for private commissions in bronze relief including Jim Cantalupo and Charlie Bell for Mc Donalds. She was selected to create one of the steelworkers for Omri Amrany’s sculpture titled, the Fusion, for the city of Gary, Indiana. In 2004, Sarah was commissioned by Amy Parsky to design a bronze memorial for her late son, Matthew Parsky. It resides at the Community Center in Lake Forest, Illinois.
In 2007, Sarah moved back to the Florida coast. She was sponsored by Arlington Toyota Dealership to paint a five foot loggerhead turtle sculpture named Terra, for the Child Guidance Center of Jacksonville. It was sold and is now in a private collection. One of her bronze whale sculptures, titled Aphrodite and Eros, was included in the beautification of the NOAA Southeast Regional Office in St. Petersburg in 2011.She is a member of the St Augustine Art Association.
Sarah specializes in bronze relief portraits, memorials, and commissioned work. She is an avid golfer and nature enthusiast. She currently sculpts out of her home in St Augustine, Florida.