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SARAH WARDA
46 Amidon Ave
Newington, CT 06111
Cell: 203-859-4652
sarahartwarda@yahoo.com

 

MEMBER

Oil Painters of America

Connecticut Women Artists

EDUCATION
1998 Art Students League New York with Harvey Dinnerstein
1989-93 Workshops with Aaron Shikler
1989-93 Lyme Academy of Fine Arts with Deane G Keller Peter Zallinger and Dan Gheno
Extensive travel throughout France Italy and Spain studying master work

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018 CT Women's Artist  National Open Juried Exhibition, Barnes-Frankin Gallery Farmington, CT

2018 New Britain Museum of American Art N'oreaster  Members show

2018 Spring Street Gallery Block Island, RI featured guest artist  Island Light exhibit

2017 Gallery on the Green Open Juried Show  Canton, CT Peg Douglas Memorial Award

2017 Art League of New Britain Member’s Show New Britain, CT  prize for Second Place 

2017 Hospital For Special Care New Britain, CT Joy of Art, 14th Annual Juried Show
2017 Lyric Hall, New Haven, CT Light Observation and Response. Joint Exhibition with Juan Andreu
2015 Lyric Hall New Haven, CT Solo Exhibition
2014 New Britain Art League Juried Exhibition
2008 Southington Art League Juried exhibition First Prize
2007 New Britain Museum of American Art Members show
2003 Golden Street Gallery New London, CT What’s Inside Funded by the Connecticut Commission On The Arts
2002 Norwich Arts Council Urban Artist’s Initiative Group Show Norwich, CT
Books, Boats, And Brushes New London, Ct Group Exhibit best in show
1999-2001
Pfizer Pharmaceutical Corporation Groton, CT Bringing Art To The Research Environment
Slater Memorial Museum Norwich, Ct Connecticut Artist Show
Pacific Street Gallery New London, CT
Hygienic Art Inc. Solo Show
Lyme Art Association Old Lyme, CT Group Show
Bradley International Airport Hartford, Ct Group show
New Britain Museum Of American Art New Britain, CT Members Show First Prize Oil Painting and best of show
2008 Southington Art League best of show
2002 -2003 Awarded grant from The Connecticut Commission On The Arts
2002 Books Boats And Brushes best of show
2001 New Britain Museum Of American Art best oil painting and best of show

HONORS AND AWARDS
2001 Grant from The Urban Arts Initiative in partnership with The Institute For Community Research and The
Connecticut Commission On The Arts
1989-1992 Carlton C. Wiggins Scholarship for painting
Robert M. Lynch Scholarship for painting and sculpture
C. D. Batchelor Scholarship for painting
Wardlaw Scholarship

PUBLICATION AND MEDIA
Nineveh Magazine featured article
Kain’s World Channel 3 News featured interview
New York Times, New London Day, Norwich Bulletin- Various Articles
Assyria Live Channel 26 New Britain, CT featured Interview

COLLECTIONS AND COMMISSIONS

Commissioned to Paint a mural on Upper Albany Ave Hartford, CT through a grant from Hartford decides and Hartford Paint the City
Commissioned to inpaint and restore two 14′ murals for Wall Street Theater Norwalk Ct
Chelsea Groton Bank New London, CT corporate collection
Hygienic Art Inc. Commissioned to paint five 30' figures for outside mural
in downtown New London
Various portrait, mural, and landscape commissions in both private
and corporate collections