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Curriculum Vitae


Sarah Elliott




2021               MFA Painting, Boston University, Boston, MA


1994               University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

                        B.A. with Honors

                        Concentration in Arts Management, Studio Art and Art History


1992 - 1993   Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici, Florence, Italy

                        Studio art, art history and Italian language

Residencies / Professional Development / Scholarships

2022               STAR Residency, Artist and teaching residency, Eagle Hill School, Hardwick, MA

2022               Human Dilemma - Conceptual contemporary art course with Rose Shakinovsky                          and Claire Gavronsky - online

2021               The Leader’s Discipline: A Coaching Approach to Leadership - online, Roy Group

2021               Full Tilt Print Studio Residency, Boston, MA

2021               Drawing Blast, Intensive online drawing course with Rose Shakinovsky and                                Claire Gavronsky

2020               3R's- Reuse, Reinterpret, Reedit, Mixed media online course with

                        Rose Shakinovsky and Claire Gavronsky

2020               Techniques in Pochoir and Gouache, online course, Anderson Ranch   

                        Scholarship with Elizabeth Ferrill

2020               Boston University Women's Council Scholarship

2019               Boston University MFA Tuition Scholarship

2012 - 2019   Painting School of Montmiral workshops with Francis Pratt,                                                          Castelnau de Montmiral, France

2018               Draw International Residency, Caylus, France

2017               Figure Drawing workshop with Francis Pratt. 5 days, Norfolk, England

2010               School of Visual Arts Studio residency, New York, NY

2004               Art workshop with Venda master wood carvers, led by Rose                                                          Shakinovsky and Claire Gavronsky, Johannesburg and Limpopo,                                                    South Africa

2002 - 2007   Painting School of Montmiral with Francis Pratt, Castelnau de                                                        Montmiral, France

1998               Art workshop with Rose Shakinovsky and Claire Gavronsky, Cape                                                  Town, South Africa

1993, 94, 97   Art workshops/residencies with Rose Shakinovsky and Claire                                                        Gavronsky, Montagnana, Italy


2023              Group exhibition, BUOY Gallery, Art PM, Kittery, ME

2021              Group exhibition, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Characters, All, NY, NY

2021              Group exhibition, Piano Craft Gallery, IYKYK - Are you Ready for the Future?,                                 Boston, MA

2021              Group exhibition, Stone Gallery, MFA Painting Thesis Exhibition Boston, MA  

2021              Two person exhibition, Commonwealth Gallery, New Growth, Boston                                             University, Boston, MA

2020              Group exhibition, Sloane House online art exhibition, Boston University, Boston,                           MA

2020              Group exhibition, Commonwealth Gallery, 2nd year MFA Painting and Sculpture                         exhibition, Boston University, Boston, MA

2016 - 2019  Group exhibitions, Larroque Arts Festival, Larroque, annual, France.

2017              Group exhibition, Atelier Aumelie, Lamothe Cumont, France.

2016              Three-person exhibition, Paysages, Espace 2 Jol, Castelnau de Montmiral,                                   France.

2014              Solo exhibition, A la recherché des nuances, Espace 2 Jol, Castelnau de                                       Montmiral, France.

2008              Solo exhibition, La facade de la boulangerie, Restaurant du Verdier,                                               Le Verdier, France.     

2007              Two person exhibition, Peintures et Dessins, Saveurs Bio, Toulouse, France.

2007              Three person exhibition, Domain Baron Thomieres, Castelnau de Levi,                                           France.

2001              Group exhibition, EmergeNcY, Crane Street Studio, New York, NY, USA.

1994              Two person exhibition, Florence, Italy.

1994              Two person exhibition, Segues, University of Massachusetts Library,                                             Amherst, MA, USA.

Teaching Experience

2022 - present   Lecturer of Painting and Drawing

                            University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

2012 - 2021       Teaching Associate, Painting School of Montmiral - seasonal

                            Castelnau de Montmiral, France 

2021                   Drawing Instructor - Online

                            Boston University, Boston, MA

2019 - 2021      Teaching Assistant, Boston University

                           Boston, MA

                           * Fall 2019 and 2020: 'Making, Doing, Knowing', hybrid

                           * Spring 2020: Introduction to Painting, hybrid

                           * Spring 2021: Introduction to Drawing, hybrid


2015                   Visiting artist, Concordia International School Hanoi

                            Hanoi, Vietnam


2008 - 2011      Elementary art teacher, Concordia International School Shanghai,

                           Shanghai, China


1999 - 2003      Upper Primary art teacher, Hong Kong International School

                           Hong Kong, China


1998 - 1999      Assistant University Art Teacher, Instituto Lorenzo de’ Medici

                           Florence, Italy                              

                           * Assisted Rose Shakinovsky and Claire Gavronsky with oil painting, drawing                                 and ceramic classes


1995 - 1997     Lower Primary art teacher, Hong Kong International School

                          Hong Kong, China



Additional Experience


2006 - 2018     Professional Assistant: Art restoration/Specialized Interior Projects, Paola                                  Dindo and Associates, Project based

                          Hong Kong, China        






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