Sarah F. Burns

Selected Shows

New Paintings by Sarah F. Burns and Megan Headley, Project Space, 2018
Becoming a Mother/Losing a Mother, 
Project Space, Talent, OR 2017
Three Person Show, Meditations on Daily Splendor, Rogue Gallery and Art Center, Medford, OR, 2016
Figurative InvitationalGrants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, OR, September 2015
Solo Show, Land That I Love: Southern Oregon en Plein AirRogue Gallery, Medford, OR 2014
ArtWorks NWUVAA, Roseburg, OR, May 2014 and 2017 
Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century,Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery, Astoria, OR, January 2008, 2014, 2016, 2019
Chautauqua National Juried Exhibition:Beauty MattersEastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky, January 2014

Figurative InvitationalIllahe Gallery, Ashland, Oregon, February 2013
Peripheral Visions:  A Two Woman ShowAshland Painters Union, Ashland, Oregon, January 2013

Solo Show, Meet Your Meat: Vanitas For SmithfieldsSmithfields, Ashland, July 2012

Figurative InvitationalIllahe Gallery, Ashland, Oregon, Februay 2012
Rogue Valley BiennialRogue Gallery and Art Center, Medford, Oregon, 2011

Guy Lyman Fine Art,New Orleans, Louisiana, August 2010

Celebration Oregon,High Desert Gallery,  Bend, Oregon, August 2009

Expressions WestCoos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon, April 2009

Art About Agriculture 2009: Across the Pacific NorthwestOregon State UniversityTraveling Show, March – September 2009

National Small Oil Exhibition,Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, Kansas, Daniel Sprick juror, 2008

National Small Works ExhibitionThe Arkell Museum, Canajoharie, New York, 2008
Emerald Spring ExhibitionEmerald Art Center,Springfield, OR, 2008


Southern Oregon Magazine – Living the Dream– Summer 2018
Ashland Daily Tidings/Medford Mail Tribune - An Outdoors Draw- August 2015
American Art Collector Magazine – Fleeting Beauty: Collecting Floral and Botanical ArtMarch2013
Etsy Blog – Get The Look: Eastern Market Loft– March 2013
Ashland Daily Tidings – Quills and Queues: The Beauty of Urban Landscapes-November 2012

Ashland Daily Tidings/Medford Mail Tribune – Carcass Paintings to Adorn Smithfields– July 2012


Southern Oregon University, 2019
Anatomy for Artists, 
Project Space 2018 - Present 
Classical Drawing and PaintingProject Space,2017 - Present, RogueGallery and Art Center  2007 - 2015, Ashland Art Center,2010 - 2016
Hike and Learn Landscape SketchingFriends of the Cascade- SiskiyouNational Monument, 2015, 2017
Landscape SketchingJohn Muir School, 2015, 2017
Drawing, Summer Better Thank Others 2018, 2019 Pre-College Youth Programs, Southern Oregon University Young Artists Institute, 2015
DocentSchneider Museum of Art, 2014 – Present

Arts Administration

Board President,
Ashland Gallery Association, 2016 – 2019
Artist Liaison, Ashland Gallery Association, September 2013 – 16
Pop Up Show Coordinator 
for A Taste of Ashland, 2015, 2016
Event Planning
for Art Inspires Ashland, May 2012 – 2014
Co-Founder and Co-Director, Project Space, Talent, 2017 
Co- Founder and Co-Director, Ashland Painters Union Gallery, 2012 – 2014
Programs Director,
Ashland Art Center, 2010 - 2013


KinesiologyAshland Institute of Massage, 2015
Anatomy for Artists at Bay Area Classical Artists Atelier/Stanford University, 2014, 2015, 
Figure Drawing and Painting, Bay Area Classical Artists Atelier, 2009, 2010, 2011 
Classical Drawing and PaintingAshland Academy of Art, 2002 – 2006
Contemporary ArtPacific Northwest College of Art, 1994 – 1996

Residency and Grants

Hudson River Fellowship
Grand Central Atelier, July 2016
Haines Foundation Grant
for Anatomical Position painting series, 2014