Spoon, Tools of Vulnerability, Mixed media sculpture, 2020
About the Author
Sarah Walko is an artist, director, curator, and writer. She has her Master of Fine Arts degree from Savannah College of Art and Design and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland. She is currently the Director of Education and Community Engagement at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey and has directed non-profit arts organizations for fifteen years. Her visual art exhibitions have included: Urban Divergence and Urban Reverence at the Valerie Goodman Gallery in New York, Raising the Temperature at the Queens Museum of Art, Preternatural at The Museum of Nature in Canada, Codex Dynamic Film Exhibition on the Manhattan Bridge Anchorage, Case Studies at Index Art Center in New Jersey, So That I Might Speak to You of Your Magnificence, a solo exhibition at The Teaching Gallery in New York, Rewoven, an Innovation Fiber Arts Exhibition at the Queens Community College, CUNY in New York, and more. She was an invited artist in the inaugural The First Ten, New Hope Artist Residency Program and was selected as an inaugural participant in Art For Good: HATCHING A Better World program in 2020. She is a continuing NYFA Immigrant Artists Mentor within the mentorship program and a published author of fiction and nonfiction essays. She is an author in the recently published anthology Sacred Promise compiled by Dr. Tereria Trent.