Sarah Shaffer is a native of Indiana, growing up in Fort Wayne with a love of art from an early age. She is a graduate of Ball State University's Art Department, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Metalsmithing earned in 2007. She is passionate about the arts and community engagement. Sarah worked at Cornerstone Center for the Arts as a visual arts instructor from 2015 to 2020, working with students of all ages, from preschool to adult.
Sarah’s work ranges from acrylic and watercolor painting to chalk pastels on both a small and large scale. Her interest in color is evident among much of her work, showcasing a bold and vibrant color palette. She has created artwork ranging from private collections and exhibitions to large-scale public art. Over the years, Sarah has created large-scale outdoor chalk pieces at several festivals including the Fort Wayne Main Street Chalk Walk, Muncie’s ArtsWalk, and Indy Arts Fest. She has completed two traffic control boxes as a part of Muncie Arts and Culture Council’s Box! Box! project and a mural in Gaston, Indiana. Sarah lives with her husband and two children in Muncie, Indiana.
Gaston, Mural 2020
Chalk Walk 2006
2022 MAG Annual Show Award Recipient
Blue Ball Jars, Acrylic On Canvas
1st Place and Merchant Award
Washington Street Bridge, Acrylic On Canvas
2021 MAG Annual Show Award Recipient
Inner Ear Infection, Acrylic On Canvas