Sarah Darro is a curator and writer working at the nexus of contemporary art, craft, and design. She has established an intersectional curatorial vision that is invested in reinvigorating museum spaces as forums for discourse, innovation, action and engagement through experience. She is the Gallery Manager of the Center for Craft in Asheville, NC. Darro was named the 2019 American Craft Council Emerging Voices Awards Scholar and is the forthcoming 2022 Jentel Critic at the Archie Bray Foundation. She completed a Curatorial Research Fellowship in Modern and Contemporary Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass in 2020 and a Windgate Curatorial Fellowship at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft in 2018. Most recently, Darro curated the exhibitions Total Work of Art at Spring/Break Art Show New York and Tense Present for the American Craft Council. Darro holds a Master’s degree in visual, material, and museum anthropology from Oxford University and Bachelor’s degrees in art history and anthropology from Barnard College of Columbia University.
-Performance, durational and time-based practices
-Postmodern and contemporary furniture and design
-Architecture-influenced craft and design
-Materials based research