Sarah Tancred grew up in south-eastern Ohio. She graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2008 where she studied Three-Dimensional Art. Sarah has also studied Ceramics at the University of Florida and has completed Artist Residencies at St. Petersburg Clay Company and Red Lodge Clay Center.
Currently, Sarah is Co-Director of FrontierSpace, an alternative gallery located in Missoula, MT and has recently completed her MFA at The University of Montana. In addition to her studio practice, Sarah has completed a Graduate Certificate in Women's and Gender Studies, which has been foundational to her research within the visual arts realm.