Sarah Schorr is a photographic artist, researcher, and educator. Following her first solo show in 2004 at Walter Keller’s Scalo Project Space in New York City, Schorr’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries, public space, and esteemed art fairs such as ParisPhoto and Scope Miami Beach through representation by the Yancey Richardson Gallery. Schorr's catalogue “Borrowed Glitter” from her solo show, Transformer, is accompanied by an essay by writer and national book award finalist Phyllis Rose. In 2020, Schorr was honored with a Julia Margaret Cameron Award for women photographers for first prize in the category of nude.

Teaching and service galvanize Sarah Schorr's work. She led photography workshops focused on social change in conjunction with exhibitions in Nepal. She founded a public art education program, the Bereavement Project, in partnership with Hospice of Central PA and Hospice of the North Shore. In 2011, Schorr was awarded a three year fellowship from the Danish Council for Independent Research to expand her work with photography and Hospice. Since this time, she has developed and taught courses on photography, social media, and making media at Aarhus University in Denmark.

Schorr received her BA in English Literature from Wesleyan University and her MFA in Photography, Video, and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts. Upon receiving a mobility fellowship award, Schorr earned a PhD in media studies at Aarhus University with a dissertation entitled, “Social Photography: Photographic Practices in the Context of Social Media”. Sarah currently lives in Denmark where she works (and swims).

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Sarah Schorr is a photographic artist, researcher, and educator. Following her first solo show in 2004 at Walter Keller’s Scalo Project Space in New York City, Schorr’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries, public space, and esteemed art fairs such as ParisPhoto and Scope Miami Beach through representation by the Yancey Richardson Gallery. Schorr's catalogue “Borrowed Glitter” from her solo show, Transformer, is accompanied by an essay by writer and national book award finalist Phyllis Rose. In 2020, Schorr was honored with a Julia Margaret Cameron Award for women photographers for first prize in the category of nude.

Teaching and service galvanize Sarah Schorr's work. She led photography workshops focused on social change in conjunction with exhibitions in Nepal. She founded a public art education program, the Bereavement Project, in partnership with Hospice of Central PA and Hospice of the North Shore. In 2011, Schorr was awarded a three year fellowship from the Danish Council for Independent Research to expand her work with photography and Hospice. Since this time, she has developed and taught courses on photography, social media, and making media at Aarhus University in Denmark.

Schorr received her BA in English Literature from Wesleyan University and her MFA in Photography, Video, and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts. Upon receiving a mobility fellowship award, Schorr earned a PhD in media studies at Aarhus University with a dissertation entitled, “Social Photography: Photographic Practices in the Context of Social Media”. Sarah currently lives in Denmark where she works (and swims).

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