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Live from the Studio: Creating Collages with Sara Rahbar

Meet up virtually with New York mixed-media assemblage artist Sara Rahbar to learn how she makes collages and sculptures out of collected objects. Join a conversation about art, life, and finding peace of mind through making things.

About the artist

Sara Rahbar pursued an interdisciplinary study program in New York and also studied at Central Saint Martins in London. She has exhibited at art institutions internationally, including but not limited to the Queensland Museum, Museum of Arts and Design, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mus©e National d’Art Moderne, and Saatchi Gallery. Her works are in the collections of the British Museum, Centre Pompidou, Davis Museum, Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, and Sharjah Art Foundation.

Rahbar has been a teaching artist for the Queens Museum, working with Rikers Island correctional educators and at the Women for Afghan Women center. She has also taught classes for Dallas Contemporary and at the Katonah Museum of Art.

Suggested supply list

  • Linseed or vegetable oil
  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Ink
  • Watercolor
  • Paint (oil or acrylic)
  • Magazines
  • Books
  • Paper
  • Markers
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Random objects that you might find around the house or have collected to use for making a sculpture

Image courtesy of Sara Rahbar


Apr 16, 2022


1:30 PM - 3:00 PM


Free; registration required
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Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm
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