CV 2018

Sarah Morejohn grew up in rural Oregon and currently lives and works in central New Jersey. In 2011 she earned a BFA in painting and drawing from the University of Oregon. Her work is in private collections and permanent collections, notably at Montefiore Medical Center (Bronx, NY) and the Physics Department at the University of Oregon (Eugene, OR). Morejohn’s work has been exhibited at Kenise Barnes Fine Art (Larchmont, NY), Collar Works (Troy, NY), and Schema Projects (Brooklyn, NY). Recently, she was an artist-in-residence at Lacawac Sanctuary and Biological Field Station (Lake Ariel, PA).

Working on paper, with ink, graphite and colored pencil, Morejohn’s drawings are a language of delicacy and wonder. For Morejohn, a cluster of dots leads to many things: nebulas, murmurations, spiraling shells, sublimating snow crystals. Her work began as an infatuated response to minimalism and process art movements from the 1960s. Over time she has become interested in the forms and shapes observed in patterns in nature. Tear drop, stick, hexagon and triangular shapes appear in Morejohn’s work, coalescing and scattering throughout her drawings. Morejohn finds wonder to be a driving force in her work.