Sara Farrell Okamura, a graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has been a working artist for over 26 years. In that time she has exhibited work locally, nationally and internationally. This includes Chicago, New York, Boston, Washington D.C. Mexico and Japan. She has been the recipient of grants from the Illinois Arts Council and the A.R.T. Fund sponsored by the Berkshire Taconic Foundation. She has exhibited work at the International Print Center in New York, Press Gallery, North Adams, Ma and most recently participated in two exhibitions at Thompson Giroux Gallery in Chatham, New York.
In addition, she was co-director of 1935 Gallery in Chicago, curating over 35 exhibitions including exchanges with artists from San Luis Potosi and Zacatecas Mexico, a staff member at Kidspace in MASS MoCA , North Adams MA, and founding executive director of Northern Berkshire Creative Arts, a community based hands-on arts center on the campus of MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA. Most recently Okamura was the School and Teacher Program Manager at Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield MA.