J. Webber grew
up in St. Paul, MN, in an artistic family. At an early,
age she showed an
affinity toward both music and art. She graduated from
the University of Minnesota with a degree in fine arts
and relocated west to Jackson Hole, WY. There she became
involved with the region’s artists and developed
her own interest in oil painting. Sarah took workshops
with landscape painters Scott Christensen and Matt
Smith and explored portraiture at Central Wyoming College.
In the 1990s she furthered her art studies at Scottsdale
Artists’ School where she took workshops with Kevin
MacPherson and attended life drawing classes. In 2001,
nearly 10 years working in art galleries, she began painting
full time. She placed oil paintings of barnyard animals,
subjects she loves, in galleries and her work quickly
sold. Sarah’s influences include masters Frank
Tenney Johnson, William Herbert Dunton, Arnesby Brown,
Bob Kuhn, Peggi Kroll Roberts and Glenn Dean.
She has been in many group exhibitions
and one woman shows including the Scottsdale Artists’ School
Beaux Art Bash, the Settler’s West Miniature Show,
the Mountain Oyster Club Show in Tucson and the Salon
International 2007 at Greenhouse Gallery in San Antonio,
Sarah was recently featured in the Art
Values and On the Scene sections of Southwest Art Magazine.
can be found in collections across the country including
those of actress Diane Lane, K.C. (K.C. and the Sunshine
Band), actor Timothy Bottoms and the Mountain Oyster
Club. Sarah’s studio is in Tucson, AZ, but in the
summer, you can find her in Jackson Hole, WY.
June 2009 -
One Woman Exhibit at the John Clymer Museum, Ellensburg,