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// education
2005 – 2006
New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Certificate in Arts Administration, New York, NY 
2000 – 2003 University of North Texas, Dallas County Community Colleges, Creative Arts Center; Postgraduate Coursework in Sculpture, Metalsmithing, Welding, Metal Casting and Art History; Denton and Dallas, TX
1992 – 1996 Southern Methodist University, Bachelor of Arts in Communications with minors in Drawing and Philosophy, Dallas, TX

// public art / solo installations
2016 – present
Golden Triangle Library, Public Art Commission, City of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
2015 – present South Lamar Street Sculpture Park (Bench), Public Art Commission, City of Dallas, Dallas, TX
2018 – 2019 Fort Worth Public Art Program Emerging Artists Pre-Qualified List, City of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
2017 – 2018 Keep Going Project, multiple locations in Dallas, TX
2016 South Lamar Street Sculpture Park (Sculpture), selected finalist – not commissioned, City of Dallas, Dallas, TX
2016 Deep Ellum Public Art Project, selected finalist – not commissioned, City of Dallas, Dallas, TX
2015 – 2016 temporary STATES, The MAC, the Nichols Machinery Co., Aurora Wrap Party / Weatherproof at The MAC, Dallas, TX
2015 – 2019 City of Dallas Public Art Program Emerging Artists Pre-Qualified List, City of Dallas, Dallas, TX
2015 – 2017 Fort Worth Public Art Program Emerging Artists Pre-Qualified List, City of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
2014 One Meter at a Time, Public Art Commission, City of Dallas, Elm Street near the Majestic Theater, Dallas, TX

// public art / group installations
2013 Aurora - Light of Convergence, Dallas Arts District, Dallas, TX

// group exhibitions
2016
Chaos, Ro2 Art, Dallas, TX
2015 12th Annual Hecho en Dallas, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX (Jurors: Francisco Moreno, Arthur Pena, Ariel Saldivar, Claudia Zapata)
2014 Trust, Hal Samples Gallery, Dallas, TX (curated by Breonny Lee)
2013 Phoenix, Kettle Art Gallery, Dallas, TX
2012 Small Works Show, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Juror: Sara Mintz, Director, Cynthia Reeves Gallery, New York, NY)
2011 New Texas Talent, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX (Juror: Marcie Inman, Director of Exhibitions, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX)
2011 8th Annual Hecho en Dallas, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX (Juror: Marty Ray, Elizabeth Mellott, Awadh Baryoum)
2011 EXPO 2011, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX (Juror: Marty Walker, Marty Walker Gallery)
2010 Sweet Acrobatics: An Artistic Study of Motion, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX (curated by Enrique Fernandez Cervantes)
2009 Oak Cliff Art Crawl, Dallas, TX
2008 Metal-Morphosis II, The Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
2008 26th Annual Art in the Metroplex, J.M. Moudy Art Gallery at Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX (Juror: Eleanor Heartney, Contributing Editor, Art in America, New York, NY)
2008 Small Works Show, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Juror: David Humphrey)
2007 Small Works Show, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Juror: Matthew McCaslin)
2006 Square Foot Show, Art Gotham, New York, NY
2006 Selections, The Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
2006 EXPO 2006, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX (Juror: Noah Simblist, Associate Professor of Art, Southern Methodist University)
2006 Small Works Show, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Juror: Liz Koch, Arts and Cultural Director for Marty Markowitz, Brooklyn Borough President)
2005 Out of the Studios, The Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Square Foot IV - Toronto & New York, Project Spaceman/AWOL Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Out of the Studios, The Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
2002 20th Annual Art in the Metroplex, Fort Worth, TX (Juror: Deborah Remington, Painter/Printmaker, New York, NY)
2002 Brookhaven Juried Student Art Exhibition, Dallas, TX (Juror: Philip Van Keuren, Director, Pollock Gallery, SMU)

// grants
2017
Individual Artist Cultural Projects Program Grant, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, Dallas, TX

// press bibliography
2014
Elizabeth Findell, “Objets d'parking meter: Program turns Dallas parking meters into works of public art,” The Dallas Morning News, October 2014. https://www.dallasnews.com/news/news/2014/10/26/program-turns-dallas-parking-meters-into-works-of-public-art
2013 Michael Granberry, “The Aurora Festival Lights Up The Night In Dallas Arts District,” The Dallas Morning News, October 2013. https://www.dallasnews.com/arts/arts/2013/10/19/aurora-festival-lights-up-the-night-in-dallas-arts-district Video Interview here
2013 Monica Salazar, “AURORA 2013,” Berlin Art Link, November 5, 2013. http://www.berlinartlink.com/2013/11/05/photo-blog-aurora-2013/
2008 Betsy Lewis, “Art Conspirator: Sara Lovas,” Art & Seek by KERA, December 4, 2008. http://artandseek.org/2008/12/04/art-conspirator-sara-lovas/

// lectures
2014
“Career Path,” Career Day, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, November 21, 2014

// curatorial projects
2014
Trust, assistant curator to Breonny Lee, Hal Samples Gallery, Dallas, TX
2014 Art Conspiracy 10, Art Conspiracy, 500 Singleton Blvd., Dallas, TX
2014 Wrecked (Art Conspiracy SEED), Life in Deep Ellum, Dallas, TX
2013 Art Conspiracy 9, co-curated with Courtney Miles, Art Conspiracy, 500 Singleton Blvd., Dallas, TX
2013 Art at The Grove, Art at The Grove, Dallas, TX
2013 Mounted (Art Conspiracy SEED), co-curated with Courtney Miles, Life in Deep Ellum, Dallas, TX

// collections
Anonymous
City of Dallas
Kristen DeRocha
Lindsay Graham
Noah Jeppson and Corey Rawdon
Jully Kim Law
Edward and Jessica Magee
Tanya Meurer
Miguel Olivarez
Rebecca Ordinario
John Sealander
Travis Williams

// related experience / employment
2014 – 2017
Senior Graphic Designer, AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas, TX
2015 – 2016 Senior Graphic Designer, Aurora, Dallas, TX
2012 Graphic Designer, Art Conspiracy, Dallas, TX
2008 – 2010 Designer, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX
2005 – 2008 Graphic Designer, Educational Alliance Art School, New York, NY
2004 – 2005 Gallery Assistant, Educational Alliance Art School, New York, NY
2004 – 2005 Artist Assistant / Graphic Designer, Jewelry by Joyce Goodman, New York, NY
2002 Artist Assistant, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
2001 – 2003 Reception Bartender, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX

// memberships
2014 – 2019
Giacometti / Artist Circle, Nasher Sculpture Center 
2003 – 2019
Various Membership Levels, International Sculpture Center