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Sarah Sands

Golden Artist Colors, Inc.
Supplier/Service Provider
New Berlin, NY
Sarah Sands received a BA in Studio Art from UC Santa Cruz, and her MFA in Painting from Yale School of Art, where she also worked as a studio assistant for the Yale University Art Gallery’s Department of Conservation. After Yale she taught painting at the NY Academy of Art and was an Assistant Professor of Painting at Indiana University before leaving academia to run Williamsburg Handmade Oils in the mid-90's, providing the main technical research and product support for customers. In 2002 she joined Golden Artist Colors, becoming the head of their Materials and Applications Department, and is currently the Senior Technical Specialist for both GOLDEN Acrylics and Williamsburg Handmade Oils. She serves as the Technical Editor of Just Paint, a website and newsletter covering research and new product development at Golden Artist Colors, and is a member of the ASTM Subcommittee on Artist Paints and Related Materials.