Artist Background

Sally Frank is a printmaker who lives in Waccabuc, New York. Originally from Chester County, PA, she began making prints in 1975 while attending Simon’s Rock College in Great Barrington, MA in 1975. She earned a Master’s degree in printmaking from C.W. Post College in New York in 1981.

From 1986 to 1989, Frank lived in Sao Paulo, Brazil traveling extensively, photographing and painting. She returned to the US in 1989, and began to exhibit her work in galleries in Palm Beach County, Florida. After moving to the Northeast, she began making prints at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT. She served for 6 years on their Board of Directors.

Frank was awarded a residency by the Weir Farm Arts Center in Wilton, Connecticut in 2009. She has exhibited her work at the Weir Farm National Historic Site, the Audubon Society Center of Greenwich, CT and the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT among other venues.

MOMA curator Eva Respini selected her print, Rush Hour for inclusion in the December, 2015, Art of the Northeast at the Katonah Museum. Jennifer Farrell, Associate Curator Drawings and Prints at The Metropolitan Museum of Art selected her large scale woodcut, Landscape Past for inclusion in Paper 2019 at Silvermine Art Center in New Canaan, CT.

She won the McClain Purchase Award at the 11th Biennial International Miniature Print Competition in 2017,  hosted by the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT. The show as curated by Freyda Spira, Associate Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

In 2018, four large scale woodcuts were purchased by Memorial Sloan Kettering for a new hospital in Bergen, New Jersey. Numerous works have been acquired for private collections.

Most recently, her work was selected by Jennifer Farell, Associate Curator of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC for PAPER 2019,  A National Exhibit at Silvermine Galleries in New Canaan, CT.

Frank’s work can be seen at Olley Court in Ridgefield, CT. Her studio is located in Waccabuc, New York.