Sara Griffin brings a range of experience in the contemporary art world to managing communications strategies for exhibitions, artist projects, and initiatives for institutions across the visual and performing arts.
Since joining Resnicow and Associates in March 2014, Sara has applied her expertise in contemporary art to develop and implement communications campaigns for museums, foundations, and arts centers across the visual and performing arts, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Frieze Art Fair, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Wexner Center for the Arts, the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, and The Wallace Foundation. Recent projects have included strategic planning and communications for the launch of The Met Breuer; the announcement of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation’s major gift of works by contemporary African American artists to the Met; and the launch of The Wallace Foundation’s new $52-million initiative to develop strategies for audience building in the performing arts.
Prior to joining R+A, Sara was an associate at Sean Kelly Gallery, specializing in communications and exhibitions, and working closely with the gallery’s roster of internationally-recognized contemporary artists, such as Marina Abramović, Los Carpinteros, Antony Gormley, Tehching Hseih, Anthony McCall, and Alec Soth. She also assisted in organizing several group exhibitions, including 'Pataphysics and Meshes of the Afternoon. Prior to her tenure at Sean Kelly, Sara held positions at Kehinde Wiley’s studio, Kinz + Tillou Fine Art, and the Museum of Modern Art. Sara is also a visual artist who has had work included in group exhibitions across New York.
Sara graduated cum laude from Bowdoin College with concentrations in art history, visual art, and Latin American studies, earning honors in art history for her thesis on contemporary art in Tijuana, Mexico.