As an artist and educator, Sarah Krepp gives her advice on choosing the right gallery and how to nurture a mutually beneficial relationship with your dealer, while also sharing her story of successfully balancing parenthood, teaching and the studio.
“We’re so lucky to have our work because it takes us away from parts of ourselves, and also into wonderful areas of creativity and hope.”
Chicago-based artist Sarah Krepp has been a staple in the city’s art community since the 1980s, exhibiting in such venues as the California Museum of Art; the Hellenic American Institute, Athens, Greece; Dan Galleria, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Governors State University; and the Chicago Cultural Center amongst many others. Krepp is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Painting Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and for the past 11 years, she has run “Dialogue Chicago,” a post-graduate critique program for professional artists. Krepp is represented by Roy Boyd Gallery in Chicago, and received her Bachelor’s of Science, Art from Skidmore College and her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.