Sarah McCormick

2020 MFA University of Colorado Boulder

2015 BFA University of Arkansas

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Boulder-based sculptor and fabricator focused in digital technologies and ecological conversation.

EDUCATION
2020 (Anticipated) Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture and Post Studio Practice
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS
2019 Charles Francis Truscott Scholarship in Fine Arts
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
2018 Charles Francis Truscott Scholarship in Fine Arts
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
2015 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award
International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ.
2015 Windgate Program Scholarship
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.
2015 Charles Okerbloom Scholarship
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.
2013 Charles Okerbloom Scholarship
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2019 in land, in body, Union Hall, Denver, CO.
2019 8/109, CU Visual Arts Center, Boulder, CO.
2018 ARCHIVE: Notes from the Field, Norlin Library, Boulder, CO.
2016 Rough In (solo exhibition), Lalaland, Fayetteville, AR.
2016 Wake the Town and Tell the People, MANA Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ.
2015 50sf, Levi Storage Facility, Fayetteville, AR.
2015 One Night Standard, Lalaland, Fayetteville, AR.
2015 Fall/Winter 2015-2016 Exhibition, Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ.
2015 Do we ever really touch?, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
2015 Black Apple Awards Nominations, Backspace, Fayetteville, AR.
2014 50sf, Levi Storage Facility, Fayetteville, AR.
2014 The Little Craft Show, Fayetteville Town Center, AR.
2013 UAMS art contest, UAMS, Little Rock, AR.
2013 Women Take Flight, Fayetteville Underground, Fayetteville, AR.
2012 Figurative Language, Arsaga’s Depot, Fayetteville, AR.
2012 7 Deadly Sins, Linus Galleries, Pasadena, CA.

 

CURATION
2019 in land, in body, Union Hall Denver, CO.

 

COLLECTIONS
UAMS Psychiatric Research Facility Collection, Little Rock, AR.
University of Colorado Boulder Regent Administrative Center

 

PUBLIC ART
2015-2016 The transport through structure and ornament as constituents of connection ,
University of Arkansas Union, Fayetteville, AR.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
"One Thousand Thirty Seven." SPS Notes from the Field 1 Jan. 2019: 3. Print.
"Seven Hundred and Eighty Two Miles." SPS Notes from the Field 1 Jan. 2018: 3. Print.
"2015 ISC Student Awards." Sculpture 1 Oct. 2015: 56. Print.
Grajeda, Antoinette. “Sculptures Created in Storage Units.” Ozarks at Large. KUAF 91.3
(NPR). October 7, 2014.

RESIDENCIES
2015 Summer Studio Program
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

WORK EXPERIENCE
2017-Present University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
Digital Fabrication Graduate Assistant
Maintainancing CNC router, laser engraver, 3D printers, and plasma cutter
Assisting students in file prep and running machines
2017-Present University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
Graduate Part-Time Instructor
Instructor of record: ARTS 1010, ARTS 2504, ARTS 1514
Courses taught: Foundations, Basic Sculpture, Sculpture for Non-Majors
2017-2019 University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
Woodshop Graduate Assistant
Safety training, fabrication, equipment management
2014-2017 The Art Location, Fayetteville, AR.
Art Instructor
Teaching private and group lessons, commission art, design, product research
2013-2014 George Dombek Studios, Goshen, AR.
Studio Assistant
Curation, framing, painting prep
2012-2017 University of Arkansas Fine Art Dept. Wood and Metal Shops, Fayetteville, AR.
Safety Monitor
Fabrication, equipment management
 

STUDIO ASSISTANT
Temporary studio assistance, fabrication, and installation services rendered to artists including:
Elizabeth King, George Dombek, Jeannie Hulen, Marc Mitchell, Bethany Springer, Kristin
Musgnug, Aimee Odum, Richard Saxton, and others.