Education

2004      Master of Fine Art
Bowling Green State University – Bowling Green, OH
Studio Art Centers International – Florence, Italy

2002    Bachelor of Fine Art
University of Minnesota Duluth. Pre-Graduate Studio Art.

Current Position

Director and Assistant Professor of Art at the College of St. Scholastica      

Recent Lectures

2015                        School of Arts and Letters Colloquium.  College of St. Scholastica.

2014                        University of Wisconsin Superior.  Artist Lecture.

2014                        Glensheen Historic Estate. Chester Chats, An Artist’s Perspective.

2014                        College of St. Scholastica. Beauty in Art. Duluth, MN

2013                       College of St. Scholastica. Gender in Art. Duluth, MN.

2014, 2012, 2011 University of Wisconsin Superior. Artist Lecture. Superior, WI.

2011                        Duluth Art Institute/Zeitgeist Arts Artist Dialogue. Duluth, MN.

2010                        University of Minnesota Duluth. Art History Course Artist Lecture. Duluth, MN.

Recent Solo Exhibitions

2017    New and Selected Works   Zeitgeist Arts Cafe    Duluth, MN

2016    Vessel                     Glam Doll Donuts  Minneapolis, MN

2015     Portrait of an Artist   Duluth Art Institute              Duluth, MN

2015      Vessel                      The Red Herring Lounge     Duluth, MN

2015       Quattro Stagioni    The Whole Foods Co-op    Duluth, MN

2014      (re)volve                   Kruk Gallery                        Superior, WI

2014      Shift                          Phantom Gallery                Superior, WI

2014      Circling                     Adeline, Inc.                       Duluth, MN

2013      New Portraits         Zeitgiest Arts Atrium            Duluth, MN

2013      Shift                          Phantom Gallery                Superior, WI

2013      Respective.           Zeitgiest Arts Café                Duluth, MN         

2012      (New) Work           Zeitgiest Art Center Atrium    Duluth, MN

2011      Abstracted              Adeline, Inc.                        Duluth, MN

Recent Group Exhibitions

2017     WTF!  Three West Gallery   Duluth, MN

2017     WTF!  Prøve Gallery  Duluth, MN

2016     Reframing Ophelia   Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN

2015      Amethyst and Agate              Zeitgeist Arts Cafe, Duluth, MN.

2015      DAI Member’s Exhibition       Duluth Art Institute

2014      DAI Member’s Exhibition        Duluth Art Institute

2014      Pøtluck                                     Prøve Gallery    Duluth, MN

2013      Water Works                                Duluth Art Institute

2013      DAI Member’s Exhibition            Duluth Art Institute

2012      Arrowhead Biennial                     Duluth Art Institute

2012      Caccuicco: 10 Years     Jules Maidoff Gallery                Florence, Italy

2012      Keeping History Alive    Becker County Museum Detroit Lakes, MN

2012      Respect, Protect, Fulfill                    Whole Foods Co-op

2011      The Good Body          Duluth Playground                      Duluth, MN

Public Work Installed

2014-Present                     Holistic Path, Duluth MN.

2012- Present                    St. Luke’s Pediatric Associates, Duluth, MN.   

2010- Present                     Sproutlings Children’s Boutique, Duluth, MN

Publications

Portrait of an Artist, Paintings by Sarah M. Brokke   Published by Holy Cow! Press, October 2015  NEMBA Honorable Mention

Feature in Perfect Duluth Day  February 2017

Feature in the Duluth News Tribune by Christa Lawler

Feature in the Duluth News Tribune by Christa Lawler March 15, 2015.

Exhibition Review by Ed Newman of (re)volve, a retrospective at the Kruk Gallery at the University of Wisconsin Superior, Fall 2014.

Grants, Honors, and Awards

2015                        Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant

2014                        ARAC Equipment and Technology Grant

2013                        Phantom Gallery/SPACES Installation Grant

2012                        Mural Installation and Completion for the College of St. Scholastica

2011                        Legacy Grant for Public Mural by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Installed in Hoyt Lakes, MN June 2011

2011                        Trust in the Land Original Artwork Commission. The Land Trust, Duluth, MN.

2007-06                 Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Individual Artist’s Fellowship

2004                        BGSU School of Art Graduate Conference Travel Grant (CAA Seattle)

2003,2004           Bowling Green State University Graduate Fellowship

2003                        Studio Art Centers International (SACI) Scholarship of Academic Excellence Award

2002                        Tweed Museum of Art Juror’s Body of Work Award

2002                        School of Fine Arts Merit Award

2002                        Departmental Graduation Honors

2002                        Dean’s Graduate List of Academic Excellence

2002                        Howard H. Lyons/Alice Tweed Tuohy Award

2001,2002           Art Department’s Outstanding Undergraduate

2001                        Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Grant

1999,2000,2001 Annual Art Department Scholarship Award

More information available upon request.