Sara Zahn
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Exhibitions

2003 "Two Hanks: Documentation of a Performance by David Askevold," Canada Gallery, NYC

2002 "Eleventh Annual Round Table Exhibition," National Arts Club, NYC


Education

2002- SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, NYC, NY
Photography major.

1998-2000 HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE, AMHERST, MA
Concentrated in photography, digital imaging, sculpture, and psychoanalysis.

2000 WACKERS ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, AMSTERDAM
A three week intensive workshop/residency covering drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, and collage.

1997 SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE, OLYMPIA, WA
Summer courses

1996-1998 JOHN WOOLMAN SCHOOL, NEVADA CITY, CA
A private, Quaker, college preparatory school. Graduated with honors.


Experience

2001 THE GRENIERS / DANIEL’S SCHOOL PICTURES
School Portrait Photographer /Team Leader
Subjects ranged from the ages of 2-year-old to 18-years-old, shooting as many as 400 subjects in a six-hour period. Responsible for the loading, transporting (using personal transportation), set-up, and tear down of all equipment. Responsible for dealing with the school administration, teachers, volunteers, and PTA members. Lighting (main, filler, background, and hair lights), all Speed-o-tron lights. Background changes involving a variety of different backdrops and gels. Positioning (pose, clothes, hair, and expression) of the subject. Camera cards, sequence stickers, and packages. Heavy paperwork and organizational skills required loading, unloading, and labeling film for the appropriate processing company.

Personal

Fall 2000 89.3 WAAM AMHERST COLLEGE RADIO
Radio DJ
Hosted a four-hour time slot every Saturday night, featuring new and rare independent music.

1998-1999 Hampshire College Theater
Lead role in “Eddy and the Ecstasy”
Makeup and fashion design for “Eddy and the Ecstasy”
Lights operator for a Division III fashion show “Insectichic”

1996-98 John Woolman School
Editor of high school newspaper “Poppycock”
Editor/layout/publication of high school literary magazine “Tessarae”
Organizer of student gallery and poetry readings