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Sara Kramer is a visual artist currently living in Champaign, IL, working toward an MFA in Studio Art from UIUC.

 

Education

2020 MFA Studio Art, University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, IL (expected graduation: May 2020)

2017     BA Fine Arts, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN Concentration: Drawing and Illustration, Honors Program

 

Exhibitions

2017     Purdue University Undergraduate Exhibition, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, West Lafayette, IN, Juried

2017     NSAL Emerging Artists Show, John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN, Juried

2017     New Ground: Delta Phi Delta Scholarship Exhibition, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, West Lafayette, IN

2016     Westwood Art Competition, Westwood Home, West Lafayette, IN, Juried

2016     Purdue University Undergraduate Exhibition, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, West Lafayette, IN, Juried

2016     NSAL Emerging Artists Show, John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN, Juried

2016     Harmony, IU Kokomo, Kokomo, IN, Juried

2015      Westwood Art Competition, Westwood Home, West Lafayette, IN, Juried

2015     Purdue University Undergraduate Exhibition, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. West Lafayette, IN, Juried

2014     Westwood Art Competition, Westwood Home, West Lafayette, IN, Juried

2013     Westwood Art Competition, Westwood Home, West Lafayette, IN, Juried

 

Collaborative Projects

2016     Electronic Frolic Event Poster, The Spot, Lafayette, IN (in collaboration with Aaron Zernack)

2015     Exquisite Corpse Print Exchange: Worked with nine other artists from the U.S. and China to create a portfolio of original etchings

 

Professional Experience

2017-current Instructor of Record, Painting for Non-Majors, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

2016     Teaching Assistant, Art History Since 1400, Dr. David Parrish, Purdue University. Graded exams and led class when Dr. Parrish was unavailable

2016     Research Assistant, Kathryn Reeves, Purdue University. Digitally archived Purdue University student print archives

 

Awards and Honors

2017     Outstanding Senior Award in Fine Arts, Purdue University

2017     Jim Sondgeroth Juror Award, Purdue University Undergraduate Exhibition, Purdue University

2017     AMIE Scholarship Award First Place, Purdue University Undergraduate Exhibition, Purdue University

2017     Fine Art Award, Purdue University Undergraduate Exhibition, Purdue University

2016     AMIE Scholarship Award, Purdue University Undergraduate Exhibition, Purdue University

2016     Delta Phi Delta Arts Scholarship for Summer Workshop

2016     Penland Partnership Arts Scholarship for Summer Workshop

2016     Annual Prize in Art History, Department of Art and Design, Purdue University 

2016-2013     Purdue University Dean’s List

2015     Delta Phi Delta Arts Scholarship for Summer Workshop

2013     Purdue University Presidential Scholarship

 

Workshops

2016     Plate Lithography, Althea Murphy-Price, Penland School of Crafts

2015     Narrative Painting, Claire Stigliani. Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts