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   Sarah Graeme is an emerging ceramic artist currently based on T’Sou-ke and Pacheedaht Territory on Vancouver Island (Shirley, BC). She received her BFA from NSCAD University (2021). Sarah’s work combines ceramic forms with plant fibers using weaving and basketry techniques. This combination and overlap in craft mediums and ways-of-making serves as a personal reflection in the context of materials, relationships, and place.

Her work is created intuitively as a conversation with materials, considering where they have come from, how they were processed, and exploring the relationship and responsibilities inherent in using them.

   Sarah has taken part in an international residency in Puebla, Mexico (2018) as well as exhibiting in several solo and group shows across Canada, and most recently has been the recipient of a Creation Grant from Canada Council for the Arts.

Sarah Graeme

 

(250) 880 4414                                               1830 Cultra Ave

sarahkgraeme@gmail.com                        Saanichton BC

                                                                          V8M 1N7


 

EDUCATION

2021  Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics Major - Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Halifax, NS.

 

EXHIBITION WORK

SOLO and DUAL

2022 Together, Becoming, Nanaimo Ceramic Arts, Nanaimo BC.

2022 The Unfolding Between us, Arc. Hive Gallery, Victoria BC.

2022 Platters at the Feast of Venus, Craig Gallery Window Case, Dartmouth, NS.

2021  Vessels for Tender Devotions, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.

 

GROUP

2022 Constellations I, Lalani-Jennings Contemporary Art Gallery, Guelph, ON

2022 Crossroads, Metchosin Art Pod, Metchosin, BC.

2021  NSCAD Student Art Award Finalist Exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS.

2021  NSCAD Graduation Exhibition, Online

2019  Angugamgewe’l Adding to Our Relations, Port Loggia Gallery, Halifax, NS.        

2019  The Labour of Art and Craft, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS.

2018  Intensification, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS.

 

AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, and GRANTS

2021 Canada Council for the Arts Explore and Create Grant

2021  NSCAD Student Art Award, Finalist

2021  BC Arts Council Scholarship

2020  Pisapio Scholarship 

2020  Kevin and Karen Lynch Scholarship for Ceramics

2020  Mitacs Research Grant

2020  BC Arts Council Scholarship

2017  Pisapio Scholarship

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2022 Member of Metchosin Art Pod Collective, Metchosin BC.

2021  Studio Assistant, Samantha Dickie, Victoria, BC.                    

2020  Research Assistant, Rory Macdonald, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS.              

2019  Studio and Teaching Assistant, Greenglade Community Studio, Sidney, BC.

2018  Studio Assistant, NSCAD Ceramics Department, NSCAD University, Halifax, NS.

 

RESIDENCIES

2018  Arquetopia Foundation, Puebla, Mexico.