Episode Twenty-One features Sarah Workneh. 2020 marks her 10th year as Co-Director at Skowhegan. Prior to her tenure, Sarah was the Associate Director of Ox-Bow for 9 years. Primarily focused on the educational program, and off-season programming with Alumni, Sarah leads all efforts to support artists in the expansion of their practices. Understanding the holistic nature of the program, Sarah oversees the admissions process, facilities usage and expansion under Skowhegan’s Master Plan, as well as the educational daily life on campus. Sarah has published a variety of texts — most recently an essay on participatory education and a catalog essay on radical education published by the New Museum. She serves on the boards of Colby College Museum of Art, RAIR in Philadelphia, and the Somerset County Cultural Planning Commission. She is currently partnering with Linda Goode Bryant & Project Eats to convert an urban farm to a food pantry in Brownsville, NYC.

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Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture

A favorite painting ~ Kerry James Marshall’s ‘Watts’