Sarah Maloney, RCA, is a Nova Scotia artist who completed an MFA at the University of Windsor and a BFA at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. She has received numerous grants and awards, including from the Canada Council for the Arts, Arts Nova Scotia, the New Brunswick Arts Board and the Ontario Arts Council. In 2012 she was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts and awarded the Creative Nova Scotia Leadership Council Established Artist Recognition Award.
Her work is held in numerous permanent collections, including those of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, the Dalhousie Art Gallery, the Nova Scotia Art Bank, the Canada Council Art Bank, the New Brunswick Art Bank and the Department of Foreign Affairs. She has had solo exhibitions at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, the St. Mary’s University Art Gallery, and the Kelowna Art Gallery, among many others. Group exhibitions include Manif d’art 8 – Quebec City Biennial, 2017; Terroir: A Nova Scotia Survey, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS; and the nationally touring Making Otherwise: Craft and Material Fluency in Contemporary Art, organized by Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa. Her work will be included in Fait main /Hand Made at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Quebec, summer 2018.
She currently teaches in the foundation and fine art programs at NSCAD University.
Elmsdale, Nova Scotia