Bio / Statement
Sara Inacio is a printmaker and socially engaged artist based in Providence, RI. Born in Ipatinga, Brazil, Sara immigrated to the United States at the age of 9. They received a Bachelors of Fine Arts in printmaking with a public engagement minor from Maine College of Art in 2017. Sara has shown their work in exhibitions and events in Maine, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York. They have participated in both international and national artist residencies including Art Farm in Marquette, Nebraska, and Green Olive Arts in Tetouan, Morocco.
Through their work Sara uses primarily animal imagery, social interaction and immersive spaces to explore concepts such as home and transience, carrying and letting go, and a search for belonging. This work takes various forms including prints, books, sculptures and installations. In their socially engaged projects, Sara explores themes of empathy, community and spirituality through interactive installations and dialogues. They have worked on various collaborative projects, both independently and through the Ears and Hands Collective, which they co-founded in 2017.