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Sara M. Zak

Sara M. Zak

(b. 1976)

Sara M. Zak is a Western New York visual artist and educator, who specializes in oil painting. Her works explore what she describes as “the shifting nature of time, place, concept, actuality and paint.”[1] Zak studied at SUNY Buffalo State, where she received her BFA in painting and her BA in art history in 2000, as well as her MS in multidisciplinary studies (fine arts, English and education) in 2009. She is a member of the Buffalo Society of Artists and teaches oil painting and drawing workshops at the Buffalo Arts Studio. She has exhibited throughout Western New York at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Hallwalls, (716) GAL-LERY at Hydraulic Hearth and the Buffalo Arts Studio, among others.[2] Zak’s work is included in collections at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the Burchfield Penney Art Center.

[1] “Sara M. Zak,” Artist Website,

[2] “Sara M. Zak: An Overwhelming Familiarity Exhibition Catalog,” Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, 2016.