Sara Parrilli is an artist residing Columbia County, NY. Her background in handcrafts and visual arts began with her Waldorf school education where knitting is taught from the first grade onward and illustration is an integral a part of many classes. She holds a BA in Fashion Design, Specialization Knitwear, from the Fashion Institute of Technology (’04) in New York City. While at FIT, she was one of two students accepted into a knitwear exchange program at Nottingham Trent University in England. In 2014, she completed a two-year anthroposophically-based painting training at the Free Columbia Art Course in Philmont, NY. She is currently working at the Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School, in Ghent, NY, while doing her Waldorf teacher training at the Alkion Center. During the summer she does lazure painting and is often assistant lazurist to painter Robert Logsdon.