Office location: AAB 405
Title(s): Instructor of Art History and Gallery Director
Department/Division: Art and Design
- PhD Art History, The Graduate Center City University of New York
- MPhil Art History, The Graduate Center City University of New York
- BA German and Art, University of North Carolina Asheville
- Art 108: Ancient to Medieval
- Art 109: Renaissance to Modern
- Art 109a: Art Since 1945
- Art 128: History of Photography
Honors and Awards:
- Chester Dale Fellow, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2018-2019
- Marie Zimmerman Research Grant, The Decorative Arts Trust, 2016
- Marion Goodman Research Grant, The Graduate Center, CUNY 2016
- Milton Brown Memorial Fellowship, The Graduate Center, CUNY 2010
- Sue Rosenberg Zalk Research Grant, The Graduate Center, CUNY 2009
- German Language Scholarship, University of North Carolina Asheville, 2004
- (forthcoming) “Anni Albers: Modern is a Practice,” American Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum
- “Why Weaving Now?” catalogue essay for Painted Threads, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey (September 2019).
- “Thinking Through Textiles: The Milton Sonday Archive,” Textile: Cloth and Culture (2019).
- “The Eternal Renewal of Hand Weaving,” Journal of Modern Craft 11, no. 2 (2018): 117–126.
- “Christy Matson: Every Painting Is a Weaving and Every Weaving Is a Painting,” SNAG, no. 1 (2017): 4.
- “The Metallic Fiber Designs of Dorothy Liebes,” The Magazine of the Decorative Arts Trust (2016): 9.
Sarah Mills holds a Doctorate degree in Art History from the CUNY Graduate Center. Her dissertation examined the development of modern weaving and fiber design in the United States around the mid-20th century. She also holds a BA in German and Art from UNC Asheville. Sarah has taught continuously as an adjunct since 2013, during which she was an adjunct at Bronx CC and City and Hunter College, CUNY.