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Birthplace

Athens, Georgia

Education

1992 - 1994
University of Georgia, Athens, GA
MFA : Painting

1991 (Fall) Cooper Union, New York, NY
Selected for University of Georgia/Cooper Union student exchange

1987 - 1991 University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
BFA: Drawing and Painting
BFA: Graphic Design
Graduating with Summa cum laude honors

Summer 1988 University of Georgia; UGA at Oxford
Art and Architecture at Oriel College, Oxford, England

Grants and Fellowships

2007 George Sugarman Foundation Grant in Support of Working Artists
2006 New Jersey State Council of the Arts 2006 Artist Fellowship for Works on Paper

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Newark Academy, Livingston, New Jersey, "Lead & Leaf"
2009 Stockton College Art Gallery, Pomona, New Jersey, "Graphite Drawings"
2006 Azarian-McCullough Gallery, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, New York, "Recent Drawings"
2005 The Westport Art Center, Westport, Connecticut: "Gallery Solos"
2003 The Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey: "Visions and Narratives"
1994 Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia: "Pastel Drawings"

Recent Press & Links

beinArt Collective
2014 Interview - Thou Art Mom
2013 Pencils are Cheaper Than Therapy: Sarah Petruziello at TEDxUGA
April 2009 NY Times Local/West of Chelsea - Artist Interview

Print

INDA 7 - Manifest Press International Drawing Annual, 2013
INDA 8 - Manifest International Drawing Annual, 2014

Recent Group and Juried Exhibitions

2016
George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, New Jersey, Art Connections 12
1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, New Jersey, What's Beneath?

2015
Paul Robeson Galleries - Orbit II Gallery, Rutgers University - Newark, New Jersey, Fertile Soil

2014
Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey, Ready or Not - New Jersey Arts Annual (catalog - http://nmreadyornot.com/)
Artworks, Trenton, New Jersey, The False Mirror – Surrealism Forward and Back
Passaic County Community College, Broadway Gallery, Paterson, NJ, Thou Art Mom  (Thou Art Mom website)

Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, New Jersey, 15 @ 15 (catalog) 
Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey, Thou Art Mom  

2013
Clement Art Gallery, Troy, New York, Beautifully Strange (catalog)
Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, Trenton, New Jersey, Paper Work

2012
Principle Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia, From What I Remember/From What I Forget (curated by Broadstreet Studio)
University of North Florida Gallery of Art, Jacksonville, Florida, Drawing Muchness
George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, New Jersey, Art Connections 8
Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, Virginia, Fears and Phobias
Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, New Jersey, Alice: Into the Looking Glass
Last Rites Gallery, New York, New York, Taboo: A bienArt Surrealist Art Collective Exhibit

2011
Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Demarest, New Jersey, Drawing
Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Fall Art Salon

2010
Principle Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia, Between Realities
Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey, Committee/Committed
The Arts Guild of Rahway, Rahway, New Jersey, Self-Image
Gaelen Gallery, JCC, West Orange, New Jersey, The Cube and I
The Arts Guild of Rahway, Rayway, New Jersey Baby Doll: Women View the Image and Perception of Contemporary Women

2009
Gallery 744, Newark, New Jersey, Newark Open Doors 2009
Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, New Jersey, Narrative Art curated by the New Art Group
Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, Lilliput
Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey, New Jersey Fine Arts Annual
Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey, Essex Exposed VI

2007
Ben Shahn Galleries, William Patterson University, Wayne, New Jersey New Jersey State Council of the Arts Fellowship Exhibit
Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, New Jersey, New Jersey Fine Arts Annual
Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey, Essex Exposed V 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, The Cube and I

2006
New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey, 20th International Juried Show

2005
AIR Gallery, New York, New York, 6th Biennial
Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, Artistic Fragments
The Copley Society of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, Black + White Invitational
Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey, Essex Exposed IV
The College of Notre Dame, Baltimore Maryland, 15th Annual Drawing and Print Show
The Copley Society of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, Spring Members Show
Studio Montclair, Montclair, New Jersey, Taboo!
Westport Arts Center, Westport, Connecticut, Eye for the Natural
National Art Club, New York, Catherine Lorillard Wolf Arts Club 109th Annual

2004
Maryland Federation of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, Drawing Conclusions
The Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis Maryland, Go Figure
The College of Notre Dame, Baltimore, Maryland, 15th Annual Drawing and Print Show
Westport Arts Center, Westport, Connecticut, The Figure Now
Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey, Synopsis@10

2003
Walsh Library Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, Women in the New Millennium: The Artists' Perspective
The Copley Society of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, Fall Members Show

2002
The Copley Society of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, Spring Members Show

1992 - 2002 Group Exhibitions, Honors and Awards

Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia, Georgia Art Education Association Invitational
The Art Place, Marietta, Georgia, Two-artist exhibition: Drawings
The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, Georgia, Artist Residency
Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, Georgia, Southworks 1997
Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia, National Works on Paper IX
City Gallery East, Atlanta, Georgia, IVAC Member 1996 Exhibition
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, Summer Six Art Fellow
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, MFA Thesis Exhibition
Lyndon House Art Center, Athens Georgia
21st Annual Lyndon House Art Center Exhibition: Merit Award, Athens, GA
20th Annual Lyndon House Art Center Exhibition: Honor Award, Athens, GA
19th Annual Lyndon House Art Center Exhibition: Honor Award, Athens, GA

Professional Activities and Teaching

2009 Visiting Artist, Columbia High School, Maplewood, New Jersey
Narrative Self-Portraits (lecture, project, and critiques for AP Studio Art)

2009 - 2010 Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey
Exhibition committee and board member

2005 - present
1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, New Jersey
Exhibition committee and board member

2004 - 2009
2011 - 2015
Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey
Adjunct professor - – introductory, advanced and figure drawing, intaglio, 2D color and design

1998 - 2001 Willow Hill School, Sudbury, Massachusetts
Art teacher, grades 6-12

1995 - 1998 The Westminster Schools, Atlanta, Georgia
Art teacher, grades 6-12

Fall 1994 University of Georgia
Adjunct faculty - color theory
 

1992 - 1994 University of Georgia
Teaching assistantship - introductory, advanced, and figure drawing
 

Curatorial

2010 Metaphor, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey

2010 Corporeal Connection: the Figure as Transformation, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey Co-curated with artist Jennifer Takahashi

2006 - 2011 BANG! A Small Works Exhibition and Sale, annual fundraiser for 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, New Jersey