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Artist Statement

In developing my artistic signature over the last two decades my love for ephemera and all things vintage, paper and/or quirky has grown substantially. I create small pieces and individual parts out of papers, fabrics, and threads- treasures and points of interest to my eyes in one way or another- and I assemble them together. Layering these "dots" with other individual pieces and parts with threads and creating unique narratives and compositions is my poetry, my voice. 

Sarah Kargol received her bachelor's degree in studio art from the University of Northern Iowa in 2000. She is an award winning artist with artwork in permanent collections throughout the United States and Canada. Sarah lives in Oskaloosa, Iowa with her sculptor husband, Matt, and their four boys. She has been an integral part on the board of Fine Arts and Cultural Events (FACE) of Mahaska County, helping to establish the Oskaloosa Art Center and Studios, of which, she is the Executive Director and an art teacher.

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