Assistant Professor of Art
Painting / MFA Program
Born in Mount Vernon, New York.
Sabrina Marques is an Assistant Professor of Studio Art and MFA Critic at Western Connecticut State University. She received her BA in Visual Arts from Columbia University. During college, she studied painting and drawing at the International School of Art in Umbria, Italy. After graduating from Columbia, Sabrina worked in New York with theater and movie director Julie Taymor. She attended the Yale School of Art, where she received a MFA in Painting and Printmaking. Her solo exhibition titled “Mi Patria Querida (My Beloved Homeland)” at Real Art Ways in Hartford, CT, explored her heritage as the daughter of a Cuban exile through paintings filled with stories of her family’s experience during the Cuban Revolution.
Sabrina has exhibited in at Wallspace and Morgan Lehman Gallery in New York City, the Geoffrey Young Gallery in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, and Artspace in New Haven, Connecticut. She has been in artist in residence at The Vermont Studio Center, The Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy, The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, and The Studios of Key West. Sabrina was selected for the Radius Program at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, and received a Golden educator award from the National Art Education Association (NAEA) for her professional artwork and teachings. She has been on the painting fellowship committee for the Rhode Island State Council for the Arts (RISCA) and is a member of the curatorial advisory board at ArtSpace in New Haven, CT. Sabrina has previously taught art at UCONN, Whittier College, and Connecticut College.