Owner and Creative Director
Sarah Grant-Hutchison was born on October 20, 1953 in Rochester, New York. She was raised in Ames, Iowa by her parents John and Carol Grant and is the oldest of three. She graduated from Ames High School in 1972. She attended Colorado State University and Iowa State University, and completed her studies at the University of Iowa in 1976 earning a BFA in Drawing and Intaglio Printmaking. She continued her education at the University of Iowa where she earned a MFA in Intaglio Printmaking in 1978 and an MFA in Painting in 1980.
Sarah was an adjunct professor at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa from 1980-1989. She concurrently was a teacher for the Des Moines Public School's Talented and Gifted Program from 1981-1985; the Iowa Arts Council Artist in Residence Program from 1984-1989; and the Des Moines Art Center from 1980-1989.
Her works are in permanent museum, corporate and private collections across the country .She has been awarded numerous grants and awards for her work and is frequently a participant in juried and invitational shows.
Sarah is the founder and owner of Sticks, Inc. from 1985-present. Sticks produces functional and object art that is merchandised in 135 galleries nationwide. Some of Sticks installation projects include Blank Children's Hospital, Cabo San Lucas Restaurant, Iowa State Daycare Center, Hotel Pat tee, and the Butler House Bed & Breakfast.
Sarah is the mother of Rachel, Rebecca and Hannah Hutchison.