Sarah C. Rutherford

Rochester (NY) / USA

Boston born Sarah C. Rutherford is a muralist, illustrator and activist who is known for introducing the project entitled ‘Her Voice Carries’, to the city of Rochester, New York, where she lives and works. A tribute to five local women who work to lift others’ voices, the project was awarded the Lillian Fairchild Memorial Award of the University of Rochester. Rutherford’s work has been featured as part of the opening of URBAN NATION Museum 2017. […]

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Boston born Sarah C. Rutherford is a muralist, illustrator and activist who is known for introducing the project entitled ‘Her Voice Carries’, to the city of Rochester, New York, where she lives and works. A tribute to five local women who work to lift others’ voices, the project was awarded the Lillian Fairchild Memorial Award of the University of Rochester. Rutherford’s work has been featured as part of the opening of URBAN NATION Museum 2017.

Besides supporting women through her Rochester project, Rutherford’s paints murals throughout the state of New York, implementing naturalistic, spiritual and Native American elements into her work. Trying to bring people and communities together through art, she believes that murals work their way into the fabric of people’s daily lives and therefore should be accessible to all and never be owned by someone entirely. Besides working as a muralist and a freelance illustrator she teaches introduction to painting and advanced painting at the University of Rochester, introducing students to mural painting in the latter.

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