Sarah C. Knill

 

Education

Kendall College of Art and Design. Grand Rapids, MI.  MFA in Studio Art.  2009-2011.

University of Illinois. Champaign-Urbana, IL.  BFA in Painting, with honors.  1999-2003.

 

Professional Experience

Adjunct Faculty, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI.  2012-2016.

Co-Operator of Spiral, an educational gallery, Grand Rapids, MI.  2013-2014.

Guest Critic, Graduate Painting Critique, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI.  2014.

Gallery Manager, Helen Miller Gallery, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI.  2013.

Gallery Preparator, KCAD Fed Galleries, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI.  2013.

Guest Critic, Graduate Painting Critique, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI.  2013.

Guest Lecturer, Graduate Teaching Seminar, Grand Rapids, MI.  2012.

Juror, Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

Co-Instructor in Foundations, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

Guest Critic, Graduate Painting Critique, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI.  2012.

Co-Curator, Free Radical Exhibition, CODA Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

Continuing Education Instructor, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

Guest Critic, Undergraduate Thesis Critique, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

Visiting Artist Committee, Student Representative and Member, KCAD, Grand Rapids, MI.  2010-2011.

Graduate Assistant, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI.  2009-2011.

Portfolio Seminar, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.  2008.

Art Consultant and Designer, H. Marion Framing Studio, Glenview, IL.  2006-2008.

 

Honors, Awards, Community

MomsBloom Award, Donation, Grand Rapids, MI. 2016.

Live Coverage, UICA, Donation, Grand Rapids, MI. 2016.

Live Coverage, UICA, Donation, Grand Rapids, MI. 2015.

Co-Operator of Spiral, an educational gallery, providing a venue and instruction on exhibtion installation and preparation for students and emerging artists in the Grand Rapids area.  2013-2014.

Live Coverage, UICA, Donation, Grand Rapids, MI. 2014.

Judges Choice Award for Representation of a Scientific/Mathematical Principle or Phenomena and Honorable Mention for Visual Interest and Impact, Science and Math-based Art Competition, Los Alamos, NM.  2013.

UICA Solo Exhibition Award, Festival of the Arts Regional Exhibition, Grand Rapids, MI.  2013.

Then & NOW, The National Organization for Women of Greater Grand Rapids, Donation for Silent Auction, Grand Rapids, MI.  2013.

Live Coverage, UICA, Donation for Live Auction, Grand Rapids, MI.  2012.

Zhou B. Spirit Award Winner, Wet Paint Exhibition, Chicago, IL.  2012.

Kids Food Basket, Community Mural, Kent County, MI.  2011.

Golden Apple Artist Residency Scholarship, Harrington, ME.  2011.

Graduate Assistantship, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI.  2009-2011.

Kendall MFA Club, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI.  2009-2011.

“Building Bridges to Success”, Donation for Silent Auction, Honorable Mention, Student Advancement Foundation’s annual MindShare event, Grand Rapids, MI.  2010.

Selected for Chicago Artist Documentary, “Avant Grande”, Chicago, IL.  2005-2006.

Grant for study, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL.  1999-2000.

 

Bibliography

Logoi, University of Norte Dame, Publication.  2016.

Portfolio Magazine 2012. Elena Tislerics of KCAD, Publication.  2012.

Master Pieces 2012. Jason Franz, Publication.  2012.

National Wet Paint Exhibition 2012. Sergio Gomez, Publication.  2012.

Video wall documentary. Oak and Rush Starbucks, Chicago, IL. Interview and artwork featured.  2005-2008.

WGN Channel 9 Television News Broadcast. Chicago, IL. Interview and artwork featured.  2005.

 

Exhibitions

“Rising Sun”. Solo Exhibition, GreenLion Studios. Grand Rapids, MI. 2017.

Festival of the Arts Regional Exhibition. Juried Group Exhibition, UICA. Grand Rapids, MI.  2017.

Solo Exhibition, Brewery Vivant. Grand Rapids, MI. 2016.

ArtPrize. Juried Group Exhibition, DeVos Convention Center. Grand Rapids, MI. 2016.

Festival of the Arts Regional Exhibition. Juried Group Exhibition, UICA. Grand Rapids, MI.  2016.

Solo Exhibition, AM Yoga. Grand Rapids, MI. 2016.

“Live Coverage”. Exhibition & Auction, UICA. Grand Rapids, MI.  2016.

“Collective Visions”. Group invitational, DeVos Convention Center. Grand Rapids, MI.  2015.

ArtPrize. Juried Group Exhibition, DeVos Convention Center. Grand Rapids, MI. 2015.

“Veiled Spirals”. Collaborative Exhibition, Live/Work Space. Grand Rapids, MI. 2015.

“Live Coverage”. Exhibition & Auction, UICA. Grand Rapids, MI.  2015.

“BioEchoes”. Solo Exhibition, Design Quest. Grand Rapids, MI. 2015.

“Evolution of the Artist”. Faculty Exhibition, KCAD. Grand Rapids, MI. 2015.

ArtPrize. Juried Group Exhibition, DeVos Convention Center. Grand Rapids, MI. 2014.

“Biomorphic”. Juried Group Exhibition, Claypool-Young Art Gallery. Morehead, KY. 2014.

“Impact”. KCAD. Grand Rapids, MI. 2014.

“Live Coverage”. Exhibition & Auction, UICA. Grand Rapids, MI.  2014.

“Parallel”. Solo Exhibition, UICA. Grand Rapids, MI. 2014.

“Here. Now”. Sprial Gallery. Grand Rapids, MI. 2013.

ArtPrize. Juried Group Exhibition, DeVos Convention Center. Grand Rapids, MI. 2013.

Science & Math-Based Art Competition. Los Alamos, NM.  2013.

Festival of the Arts Regional Exhibition. Juried Group Exhibition, UICA. Grand Rapids, MI.  2013.

“Variations on a Line”. Group Exhibition, WMCAT. Grand Rapids, MI.  2013.

Faculty Exhibition. Juried Group Exhibition, DeVos Place. Grand Rapids, MI.  2013.

Faculty Exhibition. KCAD. Grand Rapids, MI.  2012.

Graduate Exhibition. Juried Group Exhibition, DeVos Place. Grand Rapids, MI.  2012.

“Master Pieces”. Juried Group Exhibition, Manifest Gallery. Cincinnati, OH.  2012.

“Interplay”. Invitational Group Exhibition, CODA Gallery. Grand Rapids, MI.  2012.

“Live Coverage 2012”. Exhibition & Auction, UICA @ Steelcase Town Hall. Grand Rapids, MI.  2012.

“Wet Paint”. Juried Group Exhibition, Zhou B. Art Center. Chicago, IL.  2012.

“I Shall Be Released”. Juried Group Exhibition, Union Street Gallery. Chicago Heights, IL.   2012.

“2011 MFA Juried Exhibition”. DeVos Place. Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

“Golden Apple Residency Exhibition”. Collaborative Exhibition, Gallery 602. Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

“Under the Microscope”. MFA Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 114. Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

“Salmagundi”. CODA Gallery. Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

“ArtPrize”. CODA Gallery. Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

“Destination 1111”. Godfrey Studio. Grand Rapids, MI.   2011.

Graduate Work. CODA Gallery. Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

“City Streets”. Juried Group Exhibition, Lansing Art Gallery. Lansing, MI.  2011.

“Open House”. Kendall College of Art and Design. Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

“Art Downtown”. Granville Studio. Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

“Emerging Artists Winter Exhibit 3”. Juried Group Exhibition, Morpho Gallery. Chicago, IL.  2011.

“Emerging Artists Winter Exhibit 2”. Juried Group Exhibition, Morpho Gallery. Chicago, IL.  2011.

“MEGA”. Juried Group Exhibition, Gallery 114. Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

“Mini Masters Postcard Exhibit”. Dinderbeck Studio. Grand Rapids, MI.  2011.

“Free Radical”. Heartside gallery. Grand Rapids, MI.  2010.

“ArtPrize”. GRid 70. Grand Rapids, MI.  2010.

“Open House”. Kendall College of Art and Design. Grand Rapids, MI.  2010.

“Art Downtown”. Grandville Studio. Grand Rapids, MI.  2010.

“Building Bridges to Success”. MindShare Event, DeVos Place. Grand Rapids, MI.  2010.

“Concentration”. Kendall College of Art and Design. Grand Rapids, MI.  2010.

Graduate Work. Kendall College of Art and Design. Grand Rapids, MI.  2009.

“Portraits of the Brain”. Solo Exhibition, River Art Studio & Gallery. Algonquin, IL.  2006.

“Portraits of the Brain”. Solo Exhibition, Starbucks Coffee. Schaumburg, IL.  2005.

“Avant Grande Exhibition”. Resolution Digital Studios. Chicago, IL.  2005.

“Avant Grande Exhibition”. MCA Loft. Chicago, IL.  2004.

BFA Thesis Exhibition. Lincoln Square. Urbana, IL.  2003.