PROVENANCE: Courtesy of the Artist
The wallpaper background from an old farmhouse sets the backdrop for layers of imagery and metaphors of home, family and storytelling. The drawing with markers is from a 1960s family cookout with flying figures as a way to lighten the mood, but are they damned, dangerous or playful in their carefree flight.
Born in CT, Sara now lives in New York City as well as in Northwest Connecticut. Conklin works as an sales account manager for a technology company to support her art passion. When she isn’t working 9 to 5 Conklin enjoys plein air painting in the beautiful Litchfield county or working in her studio in Torrington CT on various projects. Conklin received her Bachelor of Arts from Springfield College and attended Banff Center of the Arts in Alberta Canada and The Arts Student League in New York City. She was a member of the Ceres Gallery in New York from 2008- 2018 and a member of the Silvermine Art Center. Among the venues Conklin has exhibited are Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield CT, Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY, Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Narrowsburg, NY, Long Island Museum as well as exhibited locally and nationally in galleries and museum exhibits.