EDUCATION

1986-89 BACHELOR OF DESIGN NSCAD; Halifax, Nova Scotia

1985-86 FINE ART STUDIES American Centre in Paris; Paris, France

1981-85 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE Acadia University; Wolfville, Nova Scotia

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 SILVER SKINS The Wall Gallery; University of PEI, Charlottetown, PEI

2014 BETWEEN PRESENCE AND ABSENCE ArtsPlace; Annapolis Royal, NS

2014 RECENT WORK Small Town Vitrine Gallery; Charlottetown, PEI

2014 WORK IN PROGRESS Small Town Market Gallery; Charlottetown, PEI

2010 BETWEEN PRESENCE AND ABSENCE Acadia University Art Gallery; Wolfville, NS

2008 PASSAGES Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery; Waterloo, Ontario

2003 OF SANCTUARY Confederation Centre of the Arts; Charlottetown, PEI

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 WHO’S YOUR MOTHER? Confederation Centre of the Arts; Charlottetown, PEI
2018 REVEAL>CONCEAL This Town is Small; Summerside, PEI
2018 REFRESH, Summerside Arts Festival; Summerside, PEI
2017 THIS TOWN IS SMALL IDEA MARKET Flotilla; Charlottetown, PEI
2017 THE EXQUISITE PROJECT Gallery in the Guild; Charlottetown, PEI

2015 I AM NSCAD Anna Leonowens Gallery; Halifax, NS

2013 ART IN THE OPEN Confederation Centre of the Arts; Charlottetown, PEI

2012 ART IN THE OPEN Confederation Centre of the Arts; Charlottetown, PEI

2011 ASSEMBLY LINES Confederation Centre of the Arts; Charlottetown, PEI

2011 DIRT, DETRITUS & VERMIN Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery; Halifax, NS

2010 WHAT REMAINS Confederation Centre of the Arts; Charlottetown, PEI

2008 EAST COAST CERAMICS Burlington Art Centre; Burlington, Ontario

2007 A HERITAGE ROOM WITH NEW VIEWS Government House; Charlottetown, PEI

2006 MATTER OF CLAY ll Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Interiors; London, Ontario

2005 IN THE MARGINS Mary E. Black Gallery; Halifax, NS

2005 IN THE MARGINS Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Interiors; London, Ontario

2003 A' CHISTE/THE KIST An Tuireann Art Gallery; Portree, Isle of Skye Scotland

2003 CELTIC ROUTES Harbourfront Centre; Toronto, Ontario

2003 PULP FICTIONS Confederation Centre of the Arts; Charlottetown, PEI

2002 BIENNALE NATIONALE DE CERAMIQUE Galerie d'Art du Parc; Trois-Rivieres, QE

2002 BIENNALE NATIONALE DE CERAMIQUE Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery; Waterloo, ON

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Burlington Art Centre; Burlington, Ontario

Prince Edward Island Provincial Art Bank; PEI

Crown Collection: The Canadiana Fund; Ottawa, Ontario

Confederation Centre Art Gallery & Museum; Charlottetown, PEI

An Tuireann Art Gallery; Portree, Isle of Skye Scotland

ARTIST TALKS

2016 CARFAC panel discussion, Charlottetown, PEI

2015 The Wall Gallery; University of PEI, Charlottetown, PEI

2014 ASAP Artist Run Centre; Antigonish, Nova Scotia

2014 ArtsPlace; Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

2014 Small Town Market Gallery; Charlottetown, PEI

2012 Confederation Centre of the Arts; Charlottetown, PEI

2010 Acadia University Art Gallery; Wolfville, Nova Scotia

2008 Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery; Waterloo, Ontario

2007 Confederation Centre of the Arts; Charlottetown, PEI

2003 Confederation Centre of the Arts; Charlottetown, PEI

COMMISSIONS & AWARDS

2014 PEI Council of the Arts; Provincial Arts Awards commission

2014 PEI Council of the Arts; Sesquicentennial Public Art commission

2014 PEI Council of the Arts; dissemination grant

2011/08 PEI Council of the Arts; professional development grant

2007 Jean Canfield Government Building; Charlottetown, PEI

2004 City of Charlottetown’s Waterfront Awareness Day; Charlottetown, PEI

2004/03 PEI Council of the Arts; creation grant

2003 An Tuireann Art Gallery; Portree, Isle of Skye Scotland

2001 PEI Dept. Community & Cultural Affairs; cultural development grant

2000 Canada Council of the Arts; creation grant

1995-97 PEI Council of the Arts; creation grant

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

“Dirt, Detritus and Vermin", MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2011

“East Coast Ceramics”, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario, 2008

“Meaning, Memory, Milieu”, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario, 2008

“in the margins”, Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design, Halifax, NS, 2005

“Sarah Saunders: Archive and Architecture”, Confederation Centre of the Arts, PE, 2003

“Autoportrait”, Editions d'Art le Sabord, Trois Rivieres PQ, 2002

JOURNALS & MAGAZINES

Audrey Nicoll, “Lost in the Garden”, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Fall 2011, p7

Katie Belcher, “Body Conscious”, Visual Arts Nova Scotia, Spring 2011, p2

Shauna McCabe, “Artist Pages”, Arts Atlantic, Summer 2003, p9

Gil McElroy, “Sarah Saunders: songs of sanctuary”, Craft; Perception and Practice: A Canadian Discourse (v.1), Ronsdale Press, Vancouver BC, 2002

Gil McElroy, “Sarah Saunders: songs of sanctuary”, Ceramics: Art & Perception (Intl) #43, 2001, p42

Jan Mollison, “A Hundred Pounds of Clay”, Arts Atlantic, Winter 1998-99

Dan Turner, “Representing Islandness", Arts Atlantic, Winter 1998-99

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Confederation Centre Art Gallery & Museum: Acquisitions Committee

Holland College: Fundamental Arts Program Advisory Committee

Ongoing: various arts juries

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