Sarah Weber was born in the Upper Peninsula from the small-yet-not-so-small town of Iron Mountain, Michigan. In 1999, she moved to Grand Rapids, MI to attend Kendall College of Art and Design. Earning a BFA in 2004 with emphasis in Painting, she was awarded a graduate fellowship to continue her education at KCAD and earned a MFA in 2007. Since 2008, Sarah has been teaching at the college level, beginning as adjunct instructor at Kendall College of Art and Design and Grand Valley State University. Her current appointment is Visiting Assistant Professor at Grand Valley State University; teaching in Foundations, Drawing and Painting. In the studio she is creating a series of drawings and paintings that focus on the environmental effects of mass tourism and the impact local communities in some of the worlds most beloved travel destinations are struggling with. When Sarah is not teaching or creating art, she enjoys traveling, bike riding, reading and hiking .