Sara Stepp

PhD Candidate
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Sara’s research interests center on art of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Her work often focuses on first- and second-generation immigrant artists, and the ways in which personal history, collective memory, and intercultural contact intersect in contemporary art. From Lynne Yamamoto’s understated installations to the expressive paintings of Hung Liu, Sara’s research has concentrated on multiple artists and mediums. She is also interested in the spaces where art and the public interact, and has worked, interned, and consulted at several different museums and galleries.

Fields of Study

Art Since 1960
French Art, 1848-1900
Modern and Contemporary Japanese Art


MA in Art History from University of Kansas
BA in Art History and Curatorial Studies from Brigham Young University

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