Sarah McCoubrey


Art, Design, and Transmedia
Department of Art
Department of Foundation

333B Smith Hall


M.F.A., B.F.A., B.A., University of Pennsylvania

Sarah McCoubrey came to Syracuse University in the fall of 1991. She teaches drawing, color, and painting. In 2004 she received an Outstanding Faculty Award from the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

Professor McCoubrey is primarily a landscape painter. She exhibits regularly in solo and group exhibitions in nationally-recognized venues, and is currently represented by the Locks Gallery in Philadelphia. She has received recognition for her work and a number of awards, including a 2006 New York State Council for the Arts Fellowship, a 2004 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Painting, a NYFA Special Opportunity Stipend in 2004, a Ballinglen Foundation Residency in Ireland Fellowship in 2004, two Saltonstall Foundation Grant Awards in 2002 and 1997, the Milton Avery Foundation Fellowship to the Millay Colony in1996, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship in 1990, a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award in1990, a National Endowment for the Arts Grant Award in1989, and an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant Award in1981.

She also is working on the creation of an “archive,” Hannah Morse: Landscape Painter, a fictional 19th-century landscape painter and inventor. She received a fellowship from the American Antiquarian Society and a NYSCA Sites Re-seen grant for research and development of this project.


Drawing, Painting