Brooklyn based artist Sara Woolley was born in New York City in 1976. She is a child of mixed ethnicity, identifying both with her Colombian mother and American father. Her drive to explore her cultural identity has influenced her work consistently since she first started making art.
Sara earned her Bachelor?s in Fine Arts in 1998 from The City University of New York, Queens College, and in 2002 received her Master?s in Sculpture & Illustration from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco California.
Sara is a natural storyteller, and has been doing so for as long as she can remember. She is drawn to exploring, but is not limited to, themes of cultural identity, body image, folk tales, mythology, and femininity.
Sara works in her studio/house in Brooklyn. She is also the Program Director and Visual Arts Instructor at the Beacon Center for Arts and Leadership, in Brooklyn New York where she gets to inspire and is inspired by the youth of Bushwick. She is dedicated to affecting her community in a positive way in all aspects of her life.