Sarah Workneh: Artist Talk
In 2020, Sarah Workneh will mark 10 years as co-director at Skowhegan. Prior to her tenure, Sarah was the Associate Director of Ox-Bow, School of Art & Artists' Residency for 9 years. Primarily focused on the educational program and off-season programming with alumni, Sarah leads all efforts to support artists in expanding their practices. Understanding the holistic nature of the program, Sarah oversees the admissions process, facilities usage, and expansion under Skowhegan's Master Plan, as well as the educational daily life on campus. Sarah has published various texts, most recently an essay on participatory education and a catalog essay on radical education published by the New Museum. She serves on the boards of Colby College Museum of Art, RAIR in Philadelphia, and the Somerset County Cultural Planning Commission. She has just joined the Black Lunch Table as a member of the Founding Board of Directors and is currently partnering with Linda Goode Bryant and Project EATS to convert an urban farm to a food pantry in Brownsville, NYC.
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