Sarah Sutro is an internationally-recognized painter and writer who has exhibited her work around the world. She has been a recipient and finalist for several grants including the Pollock Krasner Grant, Mass Artist Foundation, CAPS, and NEA. She has held fellowships at the American Academy in Rome, Art Dulcinium in Montenegro, MacDowell Colony, Blue Mountain Center, Ossabaw Island Foundation and Millay Colony.
Selected collections include the Boston Athenaeum; Queen Sirikit Center, Bangkok, Thailand; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University; Harvard University Art Museums; the Boston Public Library Print and Drawing Collection; The Boston Globe; Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry; and Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY. Her work is also in the artist book collection at MOMA and School of the Art Institute of ChicagoSutro's poetry, reviews and essays have been published in several magazines and online journals. She is a Robert Frost Poetry Award finalist, and author of COLORS: Passages through Art, Asia and Nature.
She studied at Cornell University, the University of the Arts in London and Yale University and has taught for 30 years including at the Art Institute of Boston, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Emerson College, Lesley University, Cornell University, and Ithaca College.