Sarah Jane Stoll
Sarah Jane Stoll is a Connecticut based Fine Artist and Educator who graduated summa cum laude from the Maryland Institute Collage of Art with a BFA in Painting. Since graduation, her award winning work has been exhibited nationally. Sarah Jane is inspired by New England’s rural landscape and explores it through paint. Currently, she is painting a mural at a private residence in Pomfret, CT. This mural is inspired by the fresco paintings of the Villa of Livia in Prima Porta, Italy.
“My work is informed by a region that hosts a timeless legacy as The cradle of American history. The hills, valleys, and stone walls of New England stand as an impassive symbol of independence, democracy, and American labor. The old forests and rocky seascapes lend themselves well to the tactile surface of dried paint strokes.”
During 2021, Sarah Jane lost most of her artwork and belongings in a house fire in her home town of Woodstock, CT. Fortunately, she survived nearly unscathed. Only a few months after the fire, she was selected to teach visual arts at Putnam Science Academy where she enjoys working with international students from around the globe and hopes to foster a community for the arts in Putnam, CT.
Primarily a figurative painter, Sarah Jane’s portfolio is currently on the precipice of change. Coming summer 2023, Sarah Jane will begin a series of seascape studies to honor Connecticut’s Save the Sound Initiative. Save the Sound works across the entire Long Island Sound region to protect and restore local ecosystems in Connecticut and New York.
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Due to COVID-19, our classroom is only open to virtual visitations. Please make an appointment with Sarah Jane for a FaceTime tour of our classroom open 8 am to 2:45 pm Monday through Friday.
At Putnam Science Academy, art education is centered around each student’s needs and ability. We encourage that each student see themselves as a global citizen and bring their culture and dreams to be shared in a creative space for innovation. Students who have never painted before excel in our painting program. Photography students learn to communicate and work as a team through collaborative projects. Visual Expressions is an advanced course that allows students to explore contemporary media such as printmaking and sculpture.
By 2023 we hope to host a student gallery in which students will have the opportunity to intern under the supervision Sarah Jane Stoll. This internship will provide students with the opportunity to learn art handling, framing, and gallery administration skills. Sarah Jane’s goal as a Visual Arts teacher is to help prepare students with skills for college and beyond.