Sara Sniderhan studied classical drawing Michael John Angel and painting with American artist Jeremy Lipking. Her work is represented by Ingram Gallery in Yorkville, Toronto and has been exhibited in Toronto, New York, Calgary, Winnipeg and Hamilton. Sniderhan has been awarded by the Portrait Society of America, the Toronto and Ontario Arts Councils and was shortlisted for the Kingston Prize for Portraiture this year. In 2010 The National Portrait Gallery of Canada added her painting of Canadian actor Enrico Colantoni to their permanent collection. She lives on a farm, is a sessional professor at OCAD U and teaches workshops and weekly classes in her studio in Creemore, ON.