BioSara’s career as an artist through her love of sewing. She began sewing in the 7th grade and loved creating her own clothing and wearable art using fabric as her medium. Her passion for sewing grew into more creative endeavors when she began to make art quilts in 2002, while working for a major sewing machine manufacturer as a creative consultant. While creating art quilts she developed a unique quilting template system called the Sew Inspired Design System which she has been marketing to the quilting industry for the past 12 years. In the process, she also began to design fabric for a major fabric manufacturer, which she did by painting on fabric with fabric paint. Once Sara got that paintbrush in her hand, she was hooked, and found her true passion which is painting. She has had several solo exhibition over the last 5 years in galleries and public forums. Her latest exhibition is called “From Stitches to Strokes” shows Sara progression from an art quilter to and abstract painter. Sara has won numerous awards for her art quilts and paintings. She recently was awarded "Best in Show" by the City of Keller, at their annual art competition.
Artist StatementAfter 30+ years of working primarily in fabrics as my primary medium, I have recently discover my true passion is painting and combining paints and fiber to create my mixed media works. I feel like life is full of experimenting with new things, which is the way I approach my works. I love using found objects to paint with, as well as using fabrics to create shapes and form in my work. I usually have no plan in my head when I start a piece. I let my emotions direct my color, shape, and form. My art just emerges from the canvas as I loose myself in the process of creating. My energy just seems to kick in when I am painting and the process of making the art is what I love most.
For more information visit www.saramiller-artist.com or www.sewinspired.com
To contact Sara call (817) 683-8876 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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