Sara is a native of San Jose creating paintings and murals for over 20 years. She received her MFA from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and returned years later to teach illustration in their undergraduate and graduate departments.
Her artwork has graced products for companies like: Safeway, MindJet, the San Jose Mercury News, MyCeuticals, Contra Costa Times, Natural Wonders, Piatti Restaurants, Bell Sports, USA Weekly and board games for University Games. Her studio work has also included numerous large sized commercial paintings for Starbucks, Kaiser Permanente Hospitals and clinics. She regularly paints private commissions for requesting individuals.
Sara has created chalk murals for 15 years. She has participated in events in Santa Barbara, Mission Viejo, San Diego, Tahoe, San Jose and San Rafael. She competed in the International Street Painting Competition in Mantova, Italy and won a medal in the Simpleci category (the only American to win a medal that year.)
Sara is a full time artist.