Sarah Dougherty  (b.1983) earned her BA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2005 and received her MFA in painting from UCLA in 2012. Dougherty has taught in various institutes throughout the United States, Bolivia, and Mexico. She instructed students in art and sustainable gardening at the Watts House Project in South Central Los Angeles and was the 2011 artist in residence at the education focused artist collective, Slanguage based in Wilmington, CA. Her work has been published in Graphite and New American Paintings magazine and has been shown at the New Wright Gallery at UCLA, New Insights, Art Chicago, and LACE and Found Gallery in Los Angeles. She currently lives and works in San Jose, CA.

Calentura, 2013, oil on canvas