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Sarah Kaizar is an illustrator and designer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her work has been seen in galleries and museums including Delaware Contemporary, Paradigm Gallery + Studio, the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education and the Woodmere Art Museum. She is the author of Hiker Trash: Notes, Sketches + Other Detritus on the Appalachian Trail, an illustrated work based on her 2015 thru-hike, published by Mountaineers Books.

Sarah has served as a designer for non-profit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia area including WHYY, the Wharton Esherick Museum, Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey, and Bristol Riverside Theatre. She is currently working in design and communications for The Center for Art in Wood.

Email: sk@sarahkaizar.com // Instagram: @sarahkaizar

Education

2009 Bucks County Community College, Associates, Marketing

2007 Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Bachelor of Fine Arts


Solo Exhibitions

2019 Hiker Trash, The Land Collective, Philadelphia, PA

2019 Hiker Trash, Paradigm Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2017 Rally for the Rare, 5x5 Gallery at Philadelphia Independents, Philadelphia, PA

2016 Endangered, United By Blue, Philadelphia, PA

2014 Mars Show, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2014 Clams & Mussels, United By Blue, Philadelphia, PA

2013 In Danger, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia, PA

2013 Wildlife Illustration, St Asaph Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2013 Rare, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


Group Exhibitions

2018 Phillustration 10 Juried Exhibition, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

2018 The Pennsylvania Landscape in Impressionism and Contemporary Art, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2017 Buy Art, Save Lives, Red Hook Cafe, Philadelphia, PA

2017 OBSERVE: Friends' Juried Exhibition, The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE

2016 Instashow, Silicon Fine Art Prints, Philadelphia, PA

2014 Roar, Silicon Fine Art Prints, Philadelphia, PA

2013 POST: Annual Members Exhibition, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2013 Library of Life: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Art Gallery in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

2012 POST: Annual Members Exhibition, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


Collections

2016 The Permanent Collection of Silicon Gallery


Press / Publications

Kurt Repanshek, "Hiker Trash, Fishing Great Smoky, 'Acting' Directors," National Parks Traveler Podcast, September 8, 2019.

The Pennsylvania Landscape in Impressionism and Contemporary Art. Woodmere Art Museum, 2018.

Bob Waite, "She's Drawing a List," Bucks County Magazine, June 2018. 60-63.

Hannah Whitfield, "Hiker Trash: Tales from the Appalachian Trail," Perdiz Magazine, Sept 19, 2017.

Eric Akoto, "Again and Again," Litro Magazine, June 2018, Issue 163, 45-47.

Matthew Podolsky, "EOC 108: Artist Sarah Kaizar Takes on the Endangered Species List with Pen and Ink," Wild Lens: Eyes on Conservation Podcast, February 8, 2017.

Aubrey Nagle, "THE ONE: Artist Sarah Kaizar on 'Mars Show,'" Philadelphia Magazine: Ticket, November 7, 2014.

Alexa Bricker, "Drawing Awareness," The Temple News, June 28, 2013.

Don Brewer, "Endangered," DonArtNews, June 27, 2013.


Teaching / Speaking

2016 "Flash Talk: Working in the Anthropocene", Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia, PA

2016 Guest teacher, The Montgomery School, Chester Springs, PA













Sarah Kaizar




Email: sk@sarahkaizar.com // Instagram: @sarahkaizar