SARAH SLAVICK (b. Munich, Germany) received her BA in Studio Art from Wesleyan University and an MFA from Pratt Institute. A recipient of numerous grants (Massachusetts Cultural Council in Painting, the Artist Resource Trust Fund, The New York Fellowship Grant, The Blanche Colman Foundation, The Tenot Foundation), she has also received residency fellowships at the Millay Colony, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, CAMAC in Marnay-Sur-Seine, France, the Kunstnarhuset in Norway, and the Baer Art Center in Iceland. Slavick has exhibited her work internationally, most recently at Reynolds Gallery in New Haven and has participated in the larger regional community through both commercial and non-profit exhibitions, as well as open studio events, charity auctions and benefits and acting as visiting critic, lecturer, juror and teacher in the Boston Public Schools as well as at numerous national universities (The Columbus College of Art and Design, Carnegie Mellon University, Tyler School of Art, Oberlin College, The College of the Holy Cross, Wellesley College, UMASS Boston, and Wheaton College). Slavick has lectured about her work at Bowdoin College, the University of the Arts, the San Francisco Art Institute, the Studio Arts Center International in Florence, and the Maryland Institute of Art, among others. A member of a large family, she has five siblings, three of whom are also professional artists. Flesh and Blood, an exhibition of her and her three artist-sisters' work that explored notions of family-genealogy and the body, premiered at Carnegie Mellon University and traveled internationally. Joining the AIB faculty in 1999, Slavick continues to enjoy teaching all levels of painitng and drawing as a means extending her own enthusiasm, education, and experience to others.