Sarah van Keuren

Sarah van Keuren

Sarah van Keuren, an author, a teacher an expert in many of the alternative photographic processes shows us some of her work.
From: Philadelphia, USA.
Shows: Anthotypes, Cyanotypes, Gum over cyanotype.


Sarah Van Keuren currently prints in cyanotype without negatives in combination with pencil drawings of figures and other media. She retired in 2014 after 34 years of teaching non-silver processes in Printmaking as an adjunct at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She has a degree in Art History from Swarthmore College and an M.F.A. in Photography from the University of Delaware. She is the author of ‘A Non-Silver Manual’ available for free on this website. She is represented by Schmidt Dean Gallery in Philadelphia.

Sarah says about her work:

“A love of tonality and color, allegorical composition and gesture, has brought me to my way of working.”

More about Sarah:

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