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Sarah Canfield received her BFA in painting, cum laude from Alfred University in Alfred, New York. She has exhibited her work in locations throughout the Northeast, including the Pennsylvania State Museum, Woodmere Art Museum, Salmagundi Club in New York City, Monmouth Museum, Montclair State University, Noyes Museum, Fairleigh Dickinson University, and the Google corporate offices in New York City. Awards have included a purchase prize at the Pastel Society of America in New York City and project grants from the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts. She teaches drawing and painting at the Visual Art Center of New Jersey and is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America.

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions
2014  Electric Reality, Newark Academy, Livingston, NJ
2013 Magnified, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Hackensack, NJ
2012  Butterflies, Icon Galeria, Alexandria, VA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015
Artists Select, Watchung Art Center, Watchung, NJ

2016
New Jersey Arts Annual, Atlantic City, NJ
Google Corporate offices, New York, NY
William Ris Gallery, Jamesport, NY

2015
Art in Nature, Summit Medical Group, Summit, NJ
Negatively Positive, 1978 Maplewood Art Center, Maplewood, NJ

2014
Monmouth Museum, Annual Juried Exhibition, Lincroft, NJ
Friends and Neighbors Exhibition, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ
William Ris Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ
JCC MetroWest Gaelen Award Winners Exhibition, West Orange, NJ

2013
Women in History, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Wilmington, DE
Studio Montclair Slide Night at the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
William Ris Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ

2012
Gaelen Juried Exhibition, JCC Metrowest, Whippany, NJ
Art Connections 8, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Visual Voices, 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ
William Ris Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ

2011
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club National Juried Exhibition, New York, NY
Connecticut Pastel Society National Juried Exhibition, Mattatuck Museum, CT
Studio Montclair Full Spectrum Exhibition, Virginia Block Gallery, Montclair, NJ
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey International Juried Exhibition, Summit, NJ

2010
Salmagundi Club Juried Exhibition, New York, NY
The Art Trust, West Chester, PA
Artists Equity Montgomery County Community College, Pottstown, PA

2009
Arts at 510 Gallery, Colors Exhibition, Harrisburg, PA
Main Line Art Center, Member Exhibition, Haverford, PA
Select Exhibition, Community Music School, Trappe, PA
Woodmere Art Museum Annual Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
Maryland Pastel Society, National Juried Exhibition, Bethesda, MD

2008
Barnstone Gallery, Artists Equity Select Exhibition, Phoenixville, PA
Berks Art Alliance Annual Juried Exhibition at the Goggle Works, Reading, PA
Artists Equity In Search of Ourselves Exhibition, Widener University, PA
Gallery on High, Hot Flash-Cool Glass Exhibition, Pottstown, PA
Woodmere Art Museum Annual Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

2007
Pastel Society of America 35th Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
Connecticut Pastel Society National Juried Exhibition, West Hartford, CT
Berks Art Alliance Annual Juried Exhibition, Reading Museum, PA
Maryland Pastel Society, National Juried Exhibition, Bethesda, MD
The Living Still, Ambre Studio at the Amber gallery, Bethlehem, PA
Gallery at the Community Music School, Solo Exhibition, Trappe, PA

2006
Abington Art Center Annual Juried Exhibition, Abington, PA
Artists Equity Select Exhibition, Millersville University, PA
Berks Art Alliance Annual Juried Exhibition, Reading, PA
Art of the State, Pennsylvania State Museum, Harrisburg, PA

2005
Pastel Society of America 33rd Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
In Depth, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
Off the Wall, Qbix Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Art of the State, Pennsylvania State Museum, Harrisburg, PA
The Plastic Club, Annual All Media Show,  Philadelphia, PA

2004
Altered Color, Afif Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Evening of Art, Hardcastle Gallery, Wilmington, DE
Living with Art, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
Artists Equity Juried Exhibition, Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA

2003
Still Life, National Juried Exhibition, Bethlehem, PA
Woodmere Art Museum, Annual Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
Artists Equity Juried Exhibition, The American College, Bryn Mawr, PA

SELECTED AWARDS

First Place in Painting, Gaelen Juried Exhibition, Whippany, NJ
Membership Award, Connecticut Pastel Society Exhibition at the Mattatuck Museum
Carolyn Alber Memorial Award, Main Line Art Center Member Exhibition, Haverford, PA
First Place Award of Excellence, Berks Art Alliance Exhibition at the Goggle Works, Reading, PA
Artists Equity Peace Award, Widener University Exhibition, PA
Maryland Pastel Society Still Life Award, Bethesda, MD
Berks Art Alliance Honorable Mention Award, Reading Museum
Ambre Studio, Honorable Mention Award, Bethlehem, PA
Abington Art Center, Yvonne M. Kelly Award, Philadelphia
Purchase Prize Award, Pastel Society of America, New York City
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts SOS grants
Concordia University International Student Award
Alfred University Presidential Scholarship

EDUCATION

Alfred University School of Art and Design
Alfred, New York, BFA in painting, cum laude

AFFILIATIONS

Signature Member, Pastel Society of America
Exhibitors’ Coop, South Orange, NJ