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 Hi! Thanks for coming. 



Emily is a disabled contemporary artist & designer. 

If at any point you find that this website is not accessible, please be sure to contact Emily directly at INFO at Emily-Sara dot com.




EMILY SARA
info@emily-sara.com

Education
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Boston University


Solo Exhibitions
Chips Are Lazy • TBD • Richmond, VA • 2020
Compression Socks • Anderson Gallery • Richmond, VA • 2019
Sorry • Montserrat College of Art • Beverly, MA • 2013

Group Exhibitions
Sublet • Flatlight Studio • Cleveland, OH • 2018
A Benefit for The Boston Women’s Fund • Abigail Ogilvy Gallery • Boston, MA • 2017
Nasty Women • Cave Detroit • Detroit, MI • 2017
Open House • Keystone Gallery • Los Angeles, CA • 2015
NeoNonsense • Pretty Gallery • Los Angeles, CA • 2014
Women Image Hot • The Scarab Club • Detroit, MI • 2013
Not This Side • Industry Lab Gallery • Boston, MA • 2012
Chain Letter • Shoshanna Wayne Gallery • Los Angeles, CA • 2011
Here Here • Cranbrook Art Museum • Bloomfield Hills, MI • 2011
Helping • Forum Gallery • Bloomfield Hills, MI • 2011
Can I Live • Forum Gallery • Bloomfield Hills, MI • 2010

Published Articles
Fighting the Art World’s Ableism • Hyperallergic • 2019

Public Interviews
Shelter • Erin Sweeny, Art21 Collaborator • 2018

Public Lectures/Discussions
Accessibility in the Arts • Town Hall • ForFreedoms & Currier Museum of Art • 2020
Emily Sara’s Practice • Anderson Gallery • 2019
Emily Sara’s Practice • University of Richmond • 2019
The History of Cartoons • University of Richmond • 2019

Awards
Excellence in Adjunct Research • VCU • 2019
Fellowship • Foundations for Inclusion • VCU • 2018
Merit Scholarship Award • Cranbrook Academy of Art • 2010

Grants
Excellence in Adjunct Research Grant • VCU • 2019
VCU Foundations for Inclusion Grant • Richmond, VA • 2018
Women’s Center for Creative Work • Los Angeles, CA • 2016

Teaching Experience
Core Studio II • VCU • Graphic Design Department • 2020
Core Studio III • VCU • Graphic Design Department • 2019
Surface Research • VCU • Art Foundations Department • 2017 - 2020
Interaction II • VCU • Graphic Design Department • 2019
Typography I • VCU • Graphic Design Department • 2018

Professional Experience
Adjunct Professor • VCU • 2017 - 2020
Professional Artist • 2008 - 2020
Freelance Graphic Designer • 2012 - 2020
Prop Fabricator • Various Companies • 2014 - 2017
Art Director • Samson-films.com • 2013
Artist Assistant • Liz Cohen • 2010 - 2011
Graphic Designer • Jan Krukowski & Co • 2007 - 2008
Graphic Designer • Generation • 2007 - 2008
Graphic Designer • Conover Tuttle & Pace • 2006 - 2007