Sarah C. Blanchette

Sarah C. Blanchette is a photo and fiber based artist working out of Detroit, Michigan. Through repetitive acts of hand/machine sewing and physical manipulations of the self portrait, she documents her coming of age in a digital world while embarking on a journey towards growth and autonomy in womanhood. Blanchette holds a BA in Journalism and Studio Art Photography from Oakland University (‘15) and an MFA in Photography from Cranbrook Academy of Art (‘17). She is currently an Artist in Residence and Studio Coordinator at BULK SPACE in Detroit.

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Above: You look like you lost weight. Ladies love hearing that! , 2019, Digital image printed on crushed velour, thread, felt, corduroy - hand sewn, 51 x 28.5 x .25 in

Through repetitive acts of hand/machine sewing and physical manipulations of the self portrait, the artist documents her coming of age in a digital world while embarking on a journey towards growth and autonomy in womanhood.

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Above: You tell me or show me, 2018, Digital Images Printed on silk, thread, cotton fabric, galvanized piping, 36 x 115 x 12 in

Below: You’re too good looking to be this size, 2019, Digital images printed on velvet, corduroy, thread, cotton floss, 55 x 66 x 24 in

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