Sarah McCoubrey

School of Art

Professor, Studio Arts (Painting and Drawing)

Sarah McCoubrey

357 Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse, NY 13244-1180

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

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 (NYSCA) Fellowship, a 2004 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) 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 in 1996, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship in 1990, a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award in 1990, a National Endowment for the Arts Grant Award in 1989, and an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant Award in 1981. McCoubrey is 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.


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


Drawing and painting