Sara Macel is a Brooklyn-based photographer and educator. She received her BFA in Photography and Imaging from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2003, where she received the Tobias Award for her project titled Kiss + Tell. Her first solo exhibition was on display at +Kris Graves Projects in Brooklyn, NY in December 2009. In 2011, she earned her MFA in Photography, Video & Related Media at the School of Visual Arts. Also in 2011, she was named a winner in the 2011 Magenta Foundation Flash Forward competition, as well as a Top 50 Photographer in Photolucida’s Critical Mass award, finalist in FotoVisura Spotlight Awards, and honorable mention in the student photo book category at the New York Photo Awards. Her work has been widely exhibited and is in various private collections, including the Center of Photography at Woodstock. Sara currently teaches photography at Rockland Community College.