Sarah Ko

Sarah Ko

Keaau, HI, United States

About Sarah Ko

Sarah Taylor Ko's award winning work has been juried into over 20 shows, recognized by the Hawaii State Foundation for Culture and the Arts, and purchased by the permanent collection of Calvin University and the Honolulu Museum of Art. She lives in Hawaii where she spends her time painting, cultivating tropical trees, and herding one naughty cat.


CVP Creative Visionary Program, Nicholas Wilton, 2017
BFA Calvin College, 1994


~Juried into "Through the Eyes of Artists, Covid-19" Viewpoints Gallery, Maui, HI, "Number Noise I and II," December 2020
~Selected for Hawaii Nei Native Species Show, Wailoa Center, Hilo, HI, "Treasure Hunt" November 2020
~Selected in "Wild Lands" online show curated by Gina Tuzzi, September, 2020
~Selected for the national juried Front Porch Gallery exhibit, Carlsbad, California, August-September 2020
~Publication in the Still Points Quarterly December 2019 issue
~Selected for Shanti Arts online exhibition, "Phenomenal Women"
~Recognition and Purchase Award from the Hawaii State Foundation for Culture and the Arts, Firehouse Gallery, Waimea Hawaii April 2019
~Honorable Mention for "Little Bird in a Wild World," Hawaii Nei, Wailoa Center, Hilo, Hawaii, November 2018
~Honorable Mention for "How They Left the Island," First Annual Art2Life Academy juried by Donna Seager, October, 2017
~Birds of the Park Invitational Exhibit, Volcano Art Center, Volcano Hawaii, 2018
~Midsummer Art Celebration, Wailoa Center, Hilo, Hawaii, 2018
~Recognition Award, Volcano Art Center, 2017
~Second Place for "Wild Boar," Imagine Juried Show, Hilo, Hawaii, 2017
~Published in Cloudsong, a collaborative music and art show inspired by clouds, 2016
~People's Choice Award for "Go with the Flow" Collaborative art exhibit, August, 2015
~ Selected for the first Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Juried Invitational Show, "Through Artist's Eyes," April, 2015
~ Chosen for Hawaii Nei, juried art competition, Walioa Center, Hawaii, 2014
~ Represented by Banyan Gallery, Hilo, Hawaii, 2014
~ Represented by One Gallery, Hilo, Hawaii, 2013
~ Honorable Mention 4th Biennial juried "Abstract Only" Exhibition,Wailoa Center, Hilo Hawaii, August, 2012
~ Selected for Calvin College Alumni Juried PaintingExhibition,Center Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2012
~ Hawaii Volcano Observatory’s 100th Anniversary juried show, January,EHCC, Hilo, Hawaii, 2012
~ Honorable Mention Award, Hawai’i Nei Celebrating Native Species, Wailoa Center, Hilo, HI, August, 2011
~ Third Place Award, E Komo Mai juried competition, Wailoa Center, Hilo, Hawaii, November, 2010
~ Hawai’i Nei juried competition, Volcano Art Center, Volcano, Hawaii, June, 2010
~ Art Open House, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June, 2008
~ Honorable Mention, East Hawai’i Cultural Center Spring Arts Festival, Hilo, Hawaii, April, 2007
~ Jurors Award, East Hawai’i Cultural Center Fall Arts Festival, Hilo, HI recognition by the State of Hawai’i, 2007
~ Portifino Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan, September, 2005
~ Matrix Gallery Exhibit, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2004
~ 55th Juried Competition, Sioux City Art Center, Iowa, 1999
~ Shubui Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1995
~ Senior Art Exhibition, Center Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1994
~ Edgar G. Boeve Art Scholarship, 1993-1994
~ Pat Snyder Verduin Art Scholarship, 1992-1993