SARA MCCORRISTON is originally from New Hope, Pennsylvania.  She received her BFA in Theater Design and Technology from the University of the Arts in 2009.  Sara is a fibers, installation, sculpture and mixed media artist, as well as a costume designer.  She is also co-founder of Paradigm Gallery + Studio in Philadelphia and curates for Paradigm and InLiquid Art + Design.  Her recent visual works have been displayed at various galleries and venues including: Trust Gallery, The Ice Box Project Space at The Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, URBN Gallery at 543, The Chris White Gallery, James Oliver Gallery, Esther Klein Gallery, and Sundance Channel NYC.

Recent visual works and exhibitions include:

Exhibitions

2014

"Your Heart is Never Safe from Dragons" • 6th Annual heArt Show • Jinxed Philly, Frankford Ave • Philadelphia, PA

2013

Various works • ARTnude • James Oliver Gallery • Philadelphia, PA

"Making the Jump" • Discover Design @ Le Meridien • DesignPhiladelphia at Le Meridien Philadelphia • Philadelphia, PA

"Long I Stood There" • Art of Darkness • Artworks Trenton • Trenton, NJ

“I was once a homeless lampshade...” • The Members Show • The Ice Box Project Space at The Crane Arts Building • Philadelphia, PA

Works from the "Disease Patterns" series • Cellular/Molecular • The Philadelphia Science Festival • Breadboard's Esther Klein Gallery • Philadelphia, PA

"LOVE" • The Art-Reach Art Connection Program • Hayes Manor Retirement Residence • Philadelphia, PA

“Blank Stares” • Benefit v.13: InLiquid’s Annual Fundraiser • The Ice Box Project Space at The Crane Arts Building • Philadelphia, PA

 

2012

Installation with Various Works from “Remember to Breathe” • Relative Bodies • Chris White Gallery and Shipley Artist Lofts • Wilmington, DE

"Ladylike" • The Philadelphia Collection 2012 • Paradigm Gallery + Studio • Philadelphia, PA

“My Favorite Grapes are Hops” and “My Favorite Wine is Beer” • Drink Philly Two Year Anniversary Charity Art Auction for Alex’s Lemonade Stand: First Friday August • Drink Philly Office & Gallery • Philadelphia, PA

“Of the Sea” • Benefit v.12: InLiquid’s Annual Fundraiser • The Ice Box Project Space at The Crane Arts Building • Philadelphia, PA

2011

Solo Exhibition: “Remember to Breathe” Garments, Performance, Installation and Seventeen Framed Works on Canvas • Paradigm Gallery +Studio • Philadelphia, PA

Philly Side Arts: Featured Artist • First Friday December • Drink Philly Office & Gallery • Philadelphia, PA

“Abnormal Metamorphosis” • H x W x D • Paradigm Gallery +Studio • Philadelphia, PA

"Disease Patterns" • A Lesson in Collaboration • Masthead Print Studio • Philadelphia, PA

"Somewhat Subconscious" • The Philadelphia Collection 2011 • WAG: Whole Animal Gym • Philadelphia, PA

"This Day is a Great Day" • Children's Scholarship Fund Philadelphia Campaign for 10,000 New Scholarships Art Auction • Urban Outfitters Gallery at 543 • Philadelphia, PA

"Tell Me Somethin' Good" • RECOVER • TrickGo Boutique • Philadelphia, PA

2010

"Victorian Octopus Parasol" • Dutch Umbrella Project Charity Art Auction, Hosted by HAHA Magazine to benefit Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program • Philadelphia, PA

 "Stars and Stripes" • Made in America • Trust Gallery • Philadelphia, PA

2009

"Fright of Fancy" • Halloween Fashion Show Hosted by Fabric Horse • Latvian Society • Philadelphia, PA

  

InLiquid Art + Design • Creative Member • http://inliquid.org/complete-artist-list/mccorriston-sara/ (November 2011 – Present)

 

Selected Articles 2013

Madalynne • Portrait of a Seamstress: Sara • October 2013

Flying Kite Media • feeling your way with sara mccorriston • January 2013

 

Curating: Selected Exhibitions and Projects

Don Kaiser • "Winter Heart" • The Project Space • Wilmington, DE • 2013

Rotating Artists • Old City Publishing • 2012 - 13

InLiquid member exhibitions • Sundance Channel Headquarters • NY, NY • 2012 - 13