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hello! My name is Sarah Ahearn and I am painter from New England. My mixed media paintings are layered with found images, fragments of text from old books, and pieces of outdated maps. These ephemera become the fabric and focus of many of my paintings. *ALL WORK IS COPYRIGHT SARAH AHEARN.* If you'd like to use my images please contact me first. thank you. * My prints and paintings on ETSY: www.sarahearn.etsy.com *See what i am up to in art and life on my blog: www.sarahearn.blogspot.com * * * Thanks for your interest in my work! Please be in touch if you have any thoughts, questions or requests! 15 comments

Biography

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*where to see more:

www.sarahearn.etsy.com

www.sarahearn.blogspot.com

www.sarahearn.com (coming fall 09)

flickr.com/photos/sarah_ahearn

poppytalkhandmade.com

decor8.blogspot.com- an amazing post by holly on my work and studio space (may 15, 2008)

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****My RESUME & BIO****

EDUCATION:

Bachelors Degree with Individual Concentration: Art and Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Graduated cum laude, 1999

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2008

Selected Artist-New York Foundation for the Arts "MARK" professional practice program. Ithaca and New York City.

2004-2008

*Museum Educator, OMNI School Programs and IPEI "KIds Discover the Trail" Program. Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2005-2007

Director, Art Adventures Camp, Johnson Art Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 2005

Artist in Residence, Fall Creek Elementary School, Ithaca, NY

2005

Fine Arts Work Center, Painting Workshop, Provincetown, MA

2003-2004

Docent, Johnson Art Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Framer, The Frame Shop, Ithaca, NY

2003-2005

Member, State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY

2000-2005

Member, Stones Throw Artworks, Shelburne Falls, MA

2002-2003

Gallery Assistant, Pinch, Northampton, MA

1999-2003

Art Director, Summer Camp, Deerfield, MA

2000-2002

Artist Assistant, Donna Estabrooks Studio, Florence, MA

2000-2001

Art Teacher, Amherst Regional High School, Amherst, MA

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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2009

NAHCOTTA GALLERY, "enormous tiny artshow" 2009

ARTSTREAM, Rochester, NH

2008

Paradise City Arts Festivals-Spring and Fall

2007

Paradise City Arts Festival Spring and Fall 2007

Dragonfly Gallery, Oak Bluffs Ma

2006

MPG contemporary: National Competition for Emerging Artists

"New Art 2006" in Boston, MA

Paradise City Arts Festival, Northampton, MA

Dragonfly Gallery "Flower Show" Martha's Vineyard, MA

2005

Dragonfly Gallery, Martha's Vineyard, MA

Cornell University Faculty and Staff Fine Art Exhibit, Ithaca, NY

Mattoon Street Art Festival, Springfield, MA

Ithaca Artist's Market, Ithaca, NY

2004

Cornell University Faculty and Staff Fine Art Exhibit, Ithaca, NY

State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY

Ithaca Fine Art Chocolates Exhibit, Ithaca, NY

Mattoon Street Art Festival, Springfield, MA

New City Art, Easthampton, MA

Ithaca Artist's Market, Ithaca, NY

Art on the Mountain, Wilmington, VT

2003

Limner Gallery, New York, NY

The Ink Shop, Ithaca, NY

New City Art, Easthampton, MA

Art on the Mountain, Wilmington, VT

Arts Easthampton, Easthampton, MA

Mattoon Street Art Festival, Springfield, MA

2002

New City Art, Easthampton, MA

Taber Art Gallery, Holyoke, MA

The ArtBank, Shelburne Falls, MA

2001

Art on the Mountain, Wilmington, VT

Art Inside, Shelburne Falls, MA

2000

Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, MA

Estabrooks Gallery, Florence, MA

Fox-Martin Fine Art, Housatonic, MA

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008

Satori, Ithaca, NY

2007

Satori, Ithaca, NY

Just a Taste, Ithaca, NY

Gimme! Coffee, Ithaca, NY

2005 & 2006

P!nch, Northampton, MA -featured artist June & July

Satori, Ithaca, NY

Gimme Coffee, Ithaca, NY

2004

Gimme Coffee, Brooklyn and Ithaca, NY

2003

Art Inside, Shelburne Falls, MA

The Apollo, Easthampton, MA

Cafe Koko, Greenfield, MA

Gimme Coffee, Ithaca, NY

2002

Petersham Craft Center, Petersham, MA

Baystate Hospital Gallery, Springfield, MA

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

2001

Cooley Dickinson Gallery, Northampton, MA

Green Street Cafe, Northampton, MA

Mezza Luna, Northampton, MA

2000

ArtBeat, Arlington, MA

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GALLERIES

Pinch!, Northampton, MA

nahcotta, portsmouth, NH

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COLLECTIONS

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

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AWARDS AND HONORS

2008

Selected Artist-NYFA MARK professional practice program for artists.

2006 Emerging artist 2006, MPG contempory, Boston, MA. Was one of ten emerging aritsts selected for a gallery show juried by the curator at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

2005 First Place Award, Best Painter, Mattoon Street Art Festival, Springfield, MA

IPEI Grant for Artist in Residence, Ithaca, NY

Fine Arts Booster Grant for Artist in Residence, Ithaca, NY

2004

Selected Artist- Ithaca Fine Art Chocolates, Ithaca, NY

Selected Artist, Sciencenter Art Auction, Ithaca, NY

2003

Best of Show, Mattoon Street Arts Festival, Springfield, MA

First Place, Best Painter, Mattoon Street Art Festival, Springfield, MA

Honorable Mention, Works on Paper Exhibit, The Ink Shop, Ithaca, NY

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www.sarahearn.etsy.com * sarahearn.blogspot.com

Address

Address:
Northampton, MA

Links

  • sarahearn.etsy.com
  • www.sarahearn.blogspot.com
  • www.flickr.com/photos/sarah_ahearn