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Sara Black
Sara Black
Artist, art professor


Past Presentation: Creative Reuse in Design (2007)


Along with Alta Buden, John Preus, and David Wolf, Sara Black belongs to the art collective Material Exchange. She earned her MFA from The University of Chicago, her bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from The Evergreen State College, and her BFA from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She has taught at Braddock Active Arts, the Gary Comer Youth Center, Harrington College of Design, the Hyde Park Art Center, the Illinois Institute of Technology, Northern Michigan University, Northwestern University, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Street Level Youth Media, The University of Chicago, and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Her projects with Material Exchange have been exhibited at the Smart Museum of Art, the Experimental Station, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, The Betty Rymer Gallery, Gallery 400, the Hyde Park Art Center, Threewalls, Eyebeam, the Park Avenue Armory, The DeVos Art Museum, and others.