Cornell University, BFA

 Yale University at Norfolk

 University of the Arts, London, MFA

 Rhode Island School of Design, Graduate courses in Painting 

 Boston Center for Adult Education, Boston, MA, Writing Workshop

 Tufts University Women’s School, Writing Workshop


Berkshire Art Museum (BAM), North Adams, MA, Dark Matter

Joseph Carroll and Sons Gallery, The Boston Drawing Project (2001-18)

Gallery 51, 51 Main St. North Adams, MA, Colour & Form: Beauty in Abstraction 

Burnham Gold Gallery, North Adams, MA, Dots and Pools (solo)

Mountain One Gallery, North Adams, MA, Light Paintings (solo)

Glen Urquhart Gallery, Beverly, MA, Time and Timelessness (solo)

Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams, MA Out on a Limb

Suffolk University Gallery, Boston, Mathematics and Art: Searching for Pattern

Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams, MA inDivisible

St. Francis Gallery, Lee, MA, Summer Group Show

Berkshire Art Museum (BAM), North Adams, MA, Colors (solo)

Art House Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, Vanishing Point

Chandler Gallery, Cambridge, MA, Word & Image

Modestino Gallery, Cambridge, MA, Tangible Proof: an International Exhibit

Berkshire Artist Museum (BAM), Those 70’s

Berkshire Artist Museum (BAM), Then and Now

Gallery 51, MCLA, North Adams, MA, Water&Earth

Harbor Gallery, UMass Boston, Montenegro/Boston Impressions

Hudson Boston, Boston Drawing Project  

Wild Sage Gallery, Pittsfield, MA, Landscapes (solo)

Garage Gallery, Berkeley, CA, Watermarks (solo)

Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Pattern and Repetition

Artspace, Berkeley CA, Oil and Water

International Rivers, Berkeley, CA Anniversary Show         

Garthwaite Gallery, CSW, Weston, MA Sublime Climate

Larson Gallery, Columbia, MO, Paper in Particular

Starr Gallery, Newton, MA, The Power to Enchant

OH+T Gallery, Boston, Spare

Concord Art Museum, Concord, MA, The Art of Drawing

Le Saffre Wilstein Gallery, Boston, MA Visions: 3 Painters

The Boston Athenaeum, Front Line: Contemporary Draughtsman in New England

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Drawing Between Metaphor and Matter

San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA, Ninth Triennial

Sackner Archive of Concrete & Visual Poetry, Miami, FL The Beauty in Breathing

The Clocktower, NYC, Letters

Art in General, NYC, Memory Images

Space Gallery, Boston, MA and Center for Popular Culture, Managua, Nicaragua

MIT Museum, Cambridge, MA, Artists for Survival

Federal Reserve Gallery, Boston, Narrated Earth

Southwest Texas State University, Drawings

R.P.I. Gallery, Troy, NY, Five Boston Artists

Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA, Annual Drawing Show

St. Botolph Club,Boston, Curator’s Choice  

Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA, Faces

Martha Tepper Fine Arts, Boston, Group Show

Boston University Gallery, Boston, Social Concerns of the 80’s

Flying University Gallery, Boston, The Birth of Color (solo)

Rice Gallery, Albany, NY, Cycles

Tweed Gallery, Plainfield, NJ, Landscape

Stebbins Gallery, Cambridge, MA, Paintings

K+T Lionheart Gallery, Boston, MA, Spectrum Parallels: Painting and Sound (solo)

Boston Public Library, Boston, MA, Sarah Sutro, Drawings and Paintings (solo)

Smedley's Gallery, Ithaca, NY, Sarah Sutro Paintings (solo)

Renaissance Gallery, Ithaca, NY, Red Paintings (solo) 

Selected international exhibitions

Digital Exhibit, Majdanpek, Serbia, Selected Works, Art in Miniature 2019

 Center for Culture, Majdanpek, Serbia

 Faculty of Arts, Timisoara, Romania

 International Aquarelle Exhibition, Tirana, Albania

 Faculty of Arts, Timisoara, Romania, Knot: Symbolic Communication

 Pattaya, Thailand, New Ecologies

 Milanovac, Serbia, Biennale of Miniature Art

 Rotunda Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand, Landscape (solo)

 Garden Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand, Palm (solo)

 Thammasat University Gallery, Bangok, Meditation on a Landscape (solo)

 Rotunda Gallery, Bangkok, Celebrations

 New Republic Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand, Music through Art

 Unocal Gallery, Nonthaburi, Thailand, Natural Process

 District Gallery, Museum of Applied Arts, Belgrade, Sunlight and Rain (solo)

 Yubin International Centre, Belgrade, Serbia, Group Show

 Old Town Gallery, Ulcinj, Monenegro, America/Montenegro/Serbia/Kosovo/Romania

 Indus Gallery, Bangkok, the Journey

 Portland ME+ Cochabamba, Bolivia, A Water Justice Exhibition

 Essentials, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Using Natural Colors as Paint

 Aranya, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Indigo at Aranya (Neel Utshob)

 Dhaka University Institute of Fine Arts, Dhaka, Bangladesh

 ARA, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Four Painters Using Natural Color

 Divine Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Landscape (solo)

 Space Gallery, Boston, MA + Center for Popular Culture, Managua, Nicaragua

 Art Meeting Place, London, Watercolor and Text (solo)

 Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England  


 Museum of Modern Art, Franklin Furnace Artist Books Collection, New York City, NY

 John M. Flaxman Library, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, Miami, FL

 The Boston Athenaeum, Boston, MA

 Harvard University Art Museums, Drawing and Print Departments, Cambridge, MA,

 Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Painting Collection, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 Boston Public Library Print & Drawing Collection, Boston, MA

 The Boston Globe, Boston, MA

Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA

Clever Hans Bakery, Ithaca, NY

 Paper + Book Arts Museum, Izmir, Turkey

 Queen Sirikit Center, Bangkok

 Thammasat University, Bangkok

 United States Embassy, Dhaka

 American Recreation Association, Dhaka, Bangladesh

 Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY

 Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA

 Art Dulcinium, Montenegro

 Goodwin, Proctor and Hoar, Boston

 Ithaca Film and Video Project, Ithaca, NY

 The Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

 Dunkin Donuts Corporate Headquarters, Randolph, MA

 Third Sector New England, Boston, MA

 MSPP, School of Professional Psychology, Boston, MA

 Children’s Advocacy center, Boston, MA

 The Price Center, Jamaica Plain, MA

Boston Public Health Commission, Boston, MA

 + Many Private Collections


 2017 MASS MoCA,  Assets for Artists Grant

 2015, 2013 International Print Exchange, UMass Boston 

 2014 Berkshire Taconic Foundation, A.R.T. Grant

          Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire, Grant

          Goetemann Artist Residency, Rocky Neck Art Colony, Gloucester

 2009 Blue Mountain Center, Water Residency

 2009 American Academy in Rome, Visiting Artist+Writer  

           Thammasat Univeristy Artist in Residence

 2008 Politics in Art, Between Sharing and Showing, Goethe Institute, Bangkok

           What is a Curator? Rockefeller Foundation, Mekong Art+Culture Project, at  

           Goethe Institute/Bangkok

 2006 Art Dulcinium, Montenegro, Residency

 2005 Robert Frost Poetry Award, Finalist  

 2000 Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Grant

 1989  Massachusetts Artist Foundation, Grant Finalist, Painting

 1988, 1986, 1985, 1984 Blue Mountain Center, Residencies

 1984, 1981, 1997, 1994 Massachusetts Arts Lottery, Grants

 1982  Massachusetts Artist Foundation, Grant Finalist, Drawing

 1982, 1980 Ossabaw Island Foundation Residencies

 1981, 80 MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH  Residencies

 1981   Jean and Louis Dreyfuss MacDowell Award

 1980  CAPS Finalist, Painting

 1978   Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY Residency

 1976   Massachusetts Artist Foundation, Grant Finalist, Poetry

 1972   Cornell University Faculty of Art Medal

            Leverhulme Bursary, University of the Arts, London

  1971   Yale at Norfolk Fellowship

            Stone Memorial Prize, Cornell University


Emerson College, UMass Boston, Mass College of Art and Design, School of the

Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Vermont College, Cornell University, Ithaca College, Art Institute of

Boston, Lesley College of Art and Design MFA Program, Union Institute & University,

Lesley University low residency programs, Thammasat University, Thailand: Visiting Professor + Artist

in Residence


Stanford University: Women and the Creative Imagination (2010)

National Museum Bangkok: Lecture Thai Murals + a New Generation of Painters (2009)

Habitat Foundation, Belmont, MA: Talk + Workshop “Herbs, Ink and Art” (2004)

North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh: Visiting Artist Talk (2001)

ICA Boston:  Gallery Talk on Mary Heilman (1989)


Selected Works, Art in Miniature 2019 (catalog), digital exhibit, Majdanpek, Serbia

Dark Matter (catalog), Berkshire Art Museum (BAM), North Adams, MA

Colour and Form: Beauty in Abstraction, Sara Farrell Okamura, The Greylock Glass, 2/3/19

Colour and Form: Beauty in Abstraction, Jennifer Huberdeau, The Berkshire Eagle, 1/20/19 abstract-work,561939#top-carousel

  Truth, Lies, the Times We Live In, Blue Mountain Center Commons, 

  Indivisible at the Eclipse Mill Gallery and Two Poetry Readings, Julia Dixon, interviewer, Creative City  2017

  Water & Earth: A Call to Protect Fragile Ecosystems, Astrid Hiemer, BFA, 2014

  Water & Earth on View, Kate Abbott, The Berkshire Eagle, 2014

  Studio Visit Magazine #21, Spring 2013

  International Exhibition (catalog), Center for Culture, Majdanpek, Serbia 2012

  Review: ‘COLORS’  by Sidney Grayling, Onanger Editions 2011

  Review: COLORS, Astrid Hiemer, Reflections on Planet Earth and Art, BFArts 2011

  Review: COLORS, Gail Leggio, American Arts Quarterly 2011

  Natural Process, Thailand Art&Design Guide, 2007

  Montenegro in the Eyes of American Artists, (catalog) Art Dulcinium 2006

  Sarah Sutro: Recent Work 2006-7, (catalog), Museum of Applied Arts, Belgrade  

  Montenegro Through the Eyes of American Artists (catalog), Art Dulcinium 2006

  The Natural Colors of Herbs, Ink and Art, Elizabeth Sembower, Com.Newspapers 2004

  An Artist of the World, Amil Aziz, The Daily Star, Dhaka 2002

  Natural Colors of Life, Amil Aziz, The Daily Star, Dhaka 2002

  Thank You Bangladesh, Sadeq Kahn, Holiday, Dhaka 2002

  American Artist Depicts Rural Bangladesh, Jugantor, Dhaka, 2002

  Athenaeum Show Celebrates Low-Tech Art of the Line, C. Temin,Boston Globe 1999

  Sarah Sutro May 1997, Paula Bonnell, Essay/Monograph

  Drawing with a Loose Definition at the BCA, Christine Temin, Boston Globe 1997

  Chronicle New Magazine, Channel 5, Spectrum Parallels, 1995

  Good Artists Come in Threes, Nancy Stapen, Boston Globe 1990

  Exhibit Shows Works by Two Women, Mary Sherman, Boston Herald 1993

  Hybrid Forms: Contemporary Abstraction, Miles Unger, Art New England 1991

  Metaphor & Matter: Exhibit Pulses & Whirls Joanne Silver, Boston Herald 1990

  Potent Painters, South End News, Boston 1990

  Painting Between Metaphor and Matter (catalog) Susan Stoopes, Rose Art Mus 1990

  Good Artists Come in Threes, Nancy Stapen, Boston Globe, 1990

  Local Talent in Bloom at the Rose, Christine Temin, Boston Globe, 1990

  Art Turns its Focus to Ideas, Mary Sherman, Boston Globe, 1990

  Spirituality in Contemporary Art, Walter Smith (catalog), Wheaton College 1990

  Fears and Scruples, Gloria Russell, Sunday Republican 1990

  Spirituality in Contemporary Art by Women, Alicia Faxon, Art New England 1990

  The Beauty in Breathing, Marvin Sackner, Miami Beach (catalog) 1989

  Current Exhibit is a Dream with Wings, Megan McComb, Ithaca Journal 1989

  Review, Alicia Faxon, Art New England 1989

  Triangles Put the Squeeze on Landscape, Christine Temin, Boston Globe 1987

  Memory Images, Ellen Handy, Arts Magazine 1987

  Narrated Earth, Alicia Faxon, Women Artist News 1987

  Perspective, Christine Temin, Boston Globe, 1987

  Selections from the Permanent Collection (catalog), Bristol Community College

  Cycles (catalog), Albany Institute of History and Art, Schenectady Museum

  The Agony Attending Artist Who Focus on Social Injustice, Robert Taylor, Boston 

        Globe 1984

  Splendor in the Grass, Kenneth Baker, Boston Phoenix, 1984

  Preface: Pre-facing Peacework (catalog), BVAU 1984

  Social Concerns of the 80’s (catalog), Patricia Hills 1984