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Sarah Kabot

Sarah Kabot

Title Professor | Chair
Department Drawing
Phone 216.421.7355

Kabot’s work has been shown nationally and abroad at institutions including The Suburban (IL), SPACES Gallery (OH), Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MI), the Akron Museum of Art (OH), the Museum of Contemporary Art (OH), the Drawing Center (NY), the Peabody Essex Museum (MA), and Tegnerforbundet in Norway.

Honors include residencies at the Hambidge Center (GA), Dieu Donne Papermill (NY), the Vermont Studio Center (VT), the Headlands Center for Art (CA), and UCross (WY). Sarah has been the recipient of several grants and prizes, including a Knight Foundation Technology Grant in 2021, a Cleveland Arts Prize for Mid-Career Artist in 2017, a 2016 Creative Workforce Fellowship, and 2019, 2015, and 2010 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Awards.

Her work is held in public and private collections, including Progressive Insurance, The Cleveland Clinic, and the West Collection. Public Art projects include permanent installations in the Cuyahoga County Library System, the Avenue District in downtown Cleveland, and a collaborative project with her design partner, Marianne Desmarais, at the Westin in downtown Cleveland. Kabot and Desmarais are currently in production on a project for the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

She is currently Associate Professor and Chair of the Drawing Department at the Cleveland Institute of Art in Ohio.

Degree MFA, Fiber, Cranbrook Academy of Art
BFA, University of Michigan

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