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Visionary Women 2021 Sarah Matthews Interview

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Sarah Matthews is a printmaker and book artist. Her work has been exhibited in the US and is a part of the permanent collections of Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, George Washington University’s Gelman Library, University of Puget Sound, and Samford University. She is currently the Alma Thomas fellow at the Studio Gallery in Washington, DC. Sarah is also a Youtuber and designer for

Sarah Matthews




Comment about work in the show: “Pieces of Me is my fourth self-portrait. It symbolizes the societal pressures of being an African-American woman. From a young age, you are taught how to see, think, and speak in order to fit in. As I get older, I am learning to release those things and to bring all of me to the table.”


Pieces of Me 

Multiple Carved Linoleum Blocks 

Printed in layers. Edition 1

25” x 37” x 1’


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