Sara Farrell Okamura

Sara Farrell Okamura, a graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has been a working artist for over 26 years. In that time she has exhibited work locally, nationally and internationally. She has been the recipient of grants from the Illinois Arts Council and the A.R.T. Fund sponsored by the Berkshire Taconic Foundation. She has exhibited work at the International Print Center in New York, participated in exhibitions at Thompson Giroux Gallery in Chatham, New York and Press Gallery, North Adams, MA. She is founding executive director of Northern Berkshire Creative Arts, a community based hands-on arts center.

Pairings by Cassandra Cleghorn

    I first proposed this collaborative corner of TQ with an appreciative glance at Robert Creeley’s work with visual artists. Poet John Yau writes that for Creeley what mattered most in collaboration was “the kind of integration that can be made to take place.” That integration was intimate, visceral, […]

Pairings: Poets and Painters

    In the previous issue of the journal I launched this “corner” in which collaboration between poets and painters might happen. Here’s the language I used to describe the next steps:   I’ve conceived of this ‘corner’ of Tupelo Quarterly as a loosely bounded place for poets and painters, […]