Sara Frankel

Department Chair and Associate Professor, Drawing and Painting

Address: Room 426, Simons Center
Phone: 843.953.8454
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Sara Frankel was born in Peoria, IL and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa (1980) and a Masters Degree of Fine Arts in Painting from Yale University (1983).

She is currently an Associate Professor of Drawing at the College of Charleston. Her teaching experience also includes posts at Dickinson College, Gettysburg College, University of Hawaii, Wesleyan University, and University of Connecticut.  Sara is the recipient of individual fellowship awards from the Massachusetts Foundation for the Arts, Pennsylvania Council for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Her exhibition background includes solo exibitions at the Honolulu Contemporary Museum, College of Charleston's Halsey Gallery, Franklin and Marshall University, Gettysburg College and several invitational and group shows in NYC and Washington D.C. Sara lectures nationally on her work.  Her paintings are in the permanent collections of the Honolulu Academy of Fine Arts and The Contemporary Museum in Honolulu.


University of Iowa
B.F.A., 1980

Yale University
M.F.A., 1983