Sara Pedigo

About the Artist

St. Augustine-based artist Sara Pedigo is known for her oil paintings of the “ordinary sublime” in which she carefully observes and records details from often overlooked spaces she encounters on a daily basis. 

Sara Pedigo grew up in the American South. She received her MFA in Painting from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 2007 and is currently a Professor at Flagler College in Saint Augustine, Florida, her undergraduate alma mater.

Pedigo has exhibited nationally, with solo exhibitions at the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach, FL; Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH; Western Illinois University; Furman University in South Carolina; and Wynn Bone Gallery in Annapolis, Maryland, among others. Her numerous group exhibitions, include Drawing Discourse at the University of North Carolina, Asheville and Root to Bloom at Principle Gallery in Alexandria, VA. Additionally, her paintings were featured in the National Portrait Gallery in London in 2020 and at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC in 2006.

Pedigo was honored with a Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant in 2006 and a Community Foundation of Northeast Florida Grant in 2016. Her artwork has been the cover art for the following publications: Ivory Tower: A journal of poetry published by the University of Delhi, Play Button: Poems by Liz Robbins published by Cider Press Review and Minetta Review: a literary and arts publication at New York University. 

Past Solo Exhibitions at Arts on Douglas: