MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department, School of Visual Arts
About Sara Wight
Sara Wight is an award-winning photographer who holds a BFA in Studio Art from Kutztown University and an MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. For more than a decade, her fine art photography has been exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States. Her work is held in many private collections, including the permanent collection at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua. In 2009, Sara was awarded a fellowship for a residency at the Vermont Studio Center, a residency program hosting 50 visual artists and writers from around the world. In 2011, Sara’s work was published in the Rizzoli publication of contemporary photography, NEW YORK: A Photographer’s City, alongside renowned artists, such as Joel Meyerwitz, Andreas Gursky and Ed Burtinsky. Sara also shoots commercially, teaches photography and has worked as an Art Director with some of the top photographers in the world.
Sara’s work has been featured in People Magazine, InStyle, The Queen Latifah Show, New York Magazine, The New York Times, Style Me Pretty, The Knot, The Wedding Channel, Destination Weddings and Honeymoons, The Daily News, The Guardian, Junebug Weddings, Brooklyn Bride, Vera Wang Unveiled, WellWed, 100 Layer Cake, Once Wed, among many other publications. She is a member of the Wedding Photojournalist Association, The Professional Photographers of America and the American Society of Media Photographers. Sara’s commercial work is available for syndication from Getty Images, Corbis, Glasshouse Images, Gallery Stock and Offset.