Sara Bouchard is a multidisciplinary artist and composer who uses sound, installation, works on paper and performance to interweave American histories and the landscape. She is currently based in Richmond, VA, where she teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts.
Born in Stockton, CA, she received her BA in painting from Yale University in 2003. She was subsequently based in Brooklyn, NY, for 13 years where she embedded herself in her local community through socially engaged art practices and American roots music. In 2017 she relocated to Richmond, VA, to study with sound artist Stephen Vitiello, receiving her MFA from VCUarts in 2019. Sara has exhibited internationally, including at The Center for Book Arts (NYC), in the Berlin Underground (Germany) and, this fall, at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum (CT). She has performed extensively, including at The American Folk Art Museum (NYC) and numerous festivals. Her work is in a growing number of public collections, including the Princeton University Library (NJ). She is a 2018 CultureWorks grant recipient.
Visit music.sarabouchard.com to listen to Sara’s musical works.