Sarah Adam

sarah@madsahara.com
Greenfield, MA 01301
madsahara.com

Education

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Magna Cum Laude, 2004
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration
Academic Achievement Honors for Visual Design, 2003

Mount Wachusett Community College
Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts, 2001
Dean’s List Honors, 1999-2001

Skills

Mac & Windows Operating Systems
Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop | InDesign | Illustrator | Acrobat | Bridge | Premiere Pro
Microsoft Office 365: Word | Excel | PowerPoint | Publisher | One Drive | Outlook | Teams
Web: HTML | CSS | WordPress | Joomla | Trello | JotForm | Email Marketing
Social Media: Content management | Analytics | Hootsuite | Google Ads | Google Analytics
Pre-Press: 4-Color Offset | Digital | Wide format | Computer-to-Plate Processing | Bindery & Finishing
Graphic Arts: Infographics | Photography | Digital Painting (Procreate) | Traditional Media

Exhibitions

Juried Shows & Festivals

StART on the Street/StART at the Station, Worcester, MA 2013 – 2019

The Hive Holiday Makers Market, Greenfield, MA 2019

Trees Trees Trees, LOCAL Gallery, Easthampton, MA 2019

Greenfield Holiday Pop-Up, Greenfield, MA 2018

Amherst Crafts on the Common, Amherst, MA 2017

Noho Pride Festival, Northampton, MA 2017

A Little Bazaar, Mill No. 5, Lowell, MA 2017

Lowbrow Craft Fair, Northampton, MA 2016

North Quabbin Garlic & Arts Festival, Orange, MA 2014

Turners Falls Block Party, Turners Falls, MA 2014

Featured Artist – TL6 Gallery, New Bedford, MA 2012

Paint & Pixel Festival, Northampton, MA 2011 – 2012

Gallery Walk, Brattleboro, VT 2009 – 2015

Group Exhibitions

10×10 Real Art Party, Berkshire Art Museum, Pittsfield, MA 2021

Small Works Show, Sawmill River Arts, Montague, MA 2016, 2020

Holiday Art Pop-Up, Madsahara Art & Design Studio, Greenfield, MA 2019

Amherst Arts Night Plus, Ramboll, Amherst MA 2019

Al Fresco Duet: Artwork by Nancy Baker & Sarah Adam, Artspace Gallery, Greenfield, MA 2018

‘Six Feet Under Vermont’, Latchis 4 Gallery, Brattleboro, VT 2013

Local Artist Spotlight, Gallery 2, Vermont Artisan Designs, Brattleboro, VT 2013

Solo Exhibitions

‘Quabbin Walk’,  The Burnett Gallery, Jones Library, Amherst, MA 2017
Featured Artist, The Gardner Ale House, Gardner, MA 2017
Featured Artist, NU Cafe, Worcester, MA 2017
Featured Artist, Element Brewing Co, Millers Falls, MA 2017
Various Works, Leelyn Law LLC, South Deerfield, MA 2017
Featured Artist, Green Fields Market, Greenfield, MA 2014 – 2018
Featured Artist, BirchTree Bread Co, Worcester, MA 2016
‘Soft Landscapes’, Athol Public Library, Athol, MA 2015
‘Soft Landscapes’, The Works Bakery Cafe, Brattleboro, VT 2014

Classes & Fundraisers

Transcendent Art show – Benefit for Abby’s House, Petersham, MA 2015

Painted Crafts Workshop – Ivy Child International ‘Mindful Happy Hour’, Worcester, MA 2015

‘Book a Seat’ Greenfield Public Library Fundraiser, Greenfield, MA 2014

‘Fall Into Art: A Benefit for the Windham Childcare Association’, Brattleboro, VT 2014-15

Summer Reading Club Art Workshops, Wheeler Memorial Library, Orange, MA 2009, 2011

Graphic Design

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, Hatfield, MA
Marketing & Design Coordinator, December 2018 – Present

Pathways For Change, Worcester, MA 
Logo rebrand and style guide, web graphics.

Franklin County Regional Housing & Redevelopment Authority, Turners Falls, MA 
Logo rebrand and style guide.

Franklin County Community Meals Program, Greenfield, MA
Graphic design, social media, marketing, 2012 – Present

Community Action Pioneer Valley, Greenfield, MA 
Web graphics and promotional collateral for Look 4 Help program launch.

Howard Printing Inc., Brattleboro, VT
Graphic Design/Prepress/Wide Format Specialist, May 2016 – December 2018

Brattleboro Food Co-op, Brattleboro, VT
Graphic Designer, April 2011 – June 2015

The Commons (Vermont Independent Media), Brattleboro, VT
Graphic Designer, May 2011 – January 2014

Mondo Mediaworks, Brattleboro, VT
Illustration & whiteboard animation, 2012 – 2020

Affiliations/Awards

Board of Directors
Franklin County Community Meals Program 2018 – Present

Juried Public Art – Greenfield, MA
Painted electrical box and Bee Fest sculpture 2020

Winning Poster Design
Great Falls Farmers Market Poster 2016

Art Studio Volunteer
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 2007- 09

Winning Art Design
Fundraising mug art for WFCR
(National Public Radio Western New England) 2008

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