Sara Zin was born in Seoul, Korea and raised in New York. She began her career at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, where she studied illustration, printmaking, design and painting. She later transferred to the University of Washington, where she received her degree in Interdisciplinary Visual Art. After graduating, she started showing at the Pacini Lubel Gallery, in Seattle and was awarded the GAP grant. She has exhibited at various galleries across the United States, and currently resides on the West Coast.




University of Washington
Interdisciplinary Visual Arts
Seattle, WA
Graduated in 2007

College for Creative Studies
Illustration/Fine Arts
Detroit, MI



"Con Artist Collective," Select Fair 2013, Art Basel Miami, December 2013
"A Focus on the Face," Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna, July 2013
“2013 Be A Saint,” Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, February 2013
“New Works,” Con Artist, New York City, February 2012
“NBC Universal Life Catching Project,” Con Artist, New York City, November 2011
“It’s the End of Summer As We Know It,” Con Artist, New York City, Sept 2011
“Paintings, Drawings, Prints: Solo show, Union Art Cooperative, Seattle, April 2011
“Breadth: A Cross Examination of Seattle Portraits,” Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, March 2011
“Go Figure,” Elliott Fouts Gallery, Sacramento, March 2011 
"Personal Stories," Pacini Lubel Gallery, Seattle, February 2010
"Seattle Erotic Art Festival," Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, May 2009
“John & Robin Gumaelius, and Sara Zin - Reflections,” Pacini Lubel Gallery, Seattle, March 2009
“UNCLAD 2009: The Fine Art of the Figure,” Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center, Stanwood, March 2009
“The CVG Show 2009,” Collective Visions Gallery, Bremerton, February 2009
“Gallery Artists,” Pacini Lubel Gallery, Seattle, August 2008
“New Members,” Gallery 110, Seattle, April 2008
“Nude Awakenings” Lowell Art Works, Everett, May 2008
Rotating Art, Shelton Arts Commission Civic Center, March-May 2008
Art Council of Snohomish County, Everett, 2006-2007
“Works on Paper,” Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, 2006
CCS Student Exhibition, Detroit, 2003-2004

Publications & Awards:

Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 23, January 2014
Best Of Worldwide Portrait & Figurative Artists, March 2011, pg 88 & back cover
Poets and Artists Magazine, October 2010, "Sara Zin" pg 2-7 Digital Copy
Art Access, Volume 18, March 2009, Number 2, “Nude I” painting on cover
Art Access, Volume 17 July/August 2008, Number 6  "Summer Group Show at Pacini Lubel Gallery" Molly Norris pg 10-11
Grants for Artists Programs Recipient, 2008
News of the Visual Arts USA, July-August 2008
Palette, Spring 2006, “Gallery Store”
CMYK Magazine Publication, Winter 2006
CCS Merit scholarship 2002, 2003, 2004
Williamsville Art Society scholarship 2002-2003