Sarah Gross grew up in a small apartment in densely populated New York City. Her work explores physical closeness and emotional distance. Her ceramic sculpture and installation reveals a discomfort with, and longing for intimacy. She earned her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and her BA from Carleton College. She has completed residencies at c.r.e.t.a Rome, Green Olive Arts, Morocco, Greenwich House Pottery, and the Lawrence Arts Center. Sarah shows her work nationally and internationally and is included in numerous collections including the U.S. Department of State, The University of Costa Rica, and the Shiwan Ceramics Museum in Foshan, China. Sarah is an Associate Professor of Visual Art at the University of Kansas.