Founding Member – Squishface Studio (November 2011 – present)
Australia’s only dedicated comic art studio, featuring six comics creators.
Located 309 Victoria st, Brunswick, Melbourne, Australia.
Co-Director – National Young Writers’ Festival (2009-2010)
Australia’s premier event for young and innovative writers and media makers working in both new and traditional forms. NYWF is part of the coalition of festivals known as This is Not Art (TiNA) and takes place in Newcastle, NSW over the spring Labor Day long weekend.
Producer – The Gravity Project, Tasmanian Regional Arts (2007- 2009)
A year long program of workshops and events for young people in Northern Tasmania over 2008. This position was funded by the Australia Council for the Arts’ Emerging Producer In Community initiative.
Project Manager and Artist - Zine Cloud, arts@work and the Tasmanian Department of Education(2008)
Four teams of zine creators and art teachers delivered a statewide program of workshops. The resulting work was displayed in State Library branches as part of Tasmanian Living Writers’ Week and was also published by the Tasmanian Department of Education.
Project Curator - WebbingtheIslands.com, Community, Place and Change theme area, University of Tasmania (2005-2007)
Coordinator - WebbingtheIslands.com, Ten Days on the Island, Tasmania’s international arts festival. (2004-2005)
Co-curator and Workshop Facilitator - The Dark Woods(2002-2006)
A national touring exhibition and workshop program about Australian comic book art co-curated with Leigh Rigozzi and supported by Hobart City Council, Contemporary Art Services Tasmania, NETS touring and Visions Australia.
Artistic Director (2003) and Night Market Coordinator(2000-2002) – Hobart Fringe Festival
The Hobart Fringe Festival Inc is a not for profit organisation. The primary aim of the group is to organise an annual community arts festival. The focus of the festival is experimental, emerging and multi-disciplinary art.
Sole proprietor - Howl Design (2000-2003)
Based in the Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Sarah designed and manufactured her own range of jewellery and co-managed a gallery space.