Sarah Gross

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - School of the Arts - Visual Art
Assistant Professor
M.F.A., with honors, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
Primary office:
785-864-1092
Chalmers Hall
University of Kansas
1467 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045


Summary
Sarah Gross grew up in a small apartment in densely populated New York City. Her work explores physical closeness and emotional distance. Her ceramic sculpture and installation reveals a discomfort with, and longing for intimacy. She earned her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and her BA from Carleton College. She has completed residencies at c.r.e.t.a Rome, Green Olive Arts, Morocco, Greenwich House Pottery, and the Lawrence Arts Center. Sarah shows her work nationally and internationally and is included in numerous collections including the U.S. Department of State, The University of Costa Rica, and the Shiwan Ceramics Museum in Foshan, China.

Education

M.F.A., with honors, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)

B.A., Studio Art, Carleton College


Events
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44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
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