About the Artist
Sarah D. Haskell was born and raised in New England. Family, community, and social justice are the foundations of her artwork and her teaching. BFA in Textile Design from Rhode Island School of Design in 1976.
Exhibiting studio artist:Artists'' Museum, Washington, D.C., the Portland Museum of Art, Portland ME, the Providence Art Club, Providence, RI, The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH, FiberArts Gallery, La Jolla, CA and The Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KA.
Sarah''s textile artworks explore the crossover between text and textile, investigating the mystery of encoded fabrics and the hidden language in cloth. A recent work, ''Each One: the Button Project: a 9/11 Memorial'' is a woven art textile that incorporated thousands of donated buttons, one for each life lost on September 11th.
As a master teaching-artist, Sarah is active in schools and institutions throughout the North East. Sarah is on the faculty of Heartwood College of Art, and on the state artist rosters in Maine and New Hampshire, as well as a VSA arts NH and ME artist and a roster artist for Young Audiences of Connecticut.
As a community artist, Sarah guides art projects in New Hampshire, Maine and Connecticut from prisons to hospitals, community centers and retirement communities. These projects literally weave the fabric of the community into works of art.
Preferred Audiences: College, Adult
HaskellSarahP.O. Box 452
York ME 03909