Sarah Sherrill

Graphic Designer & Educator
Round Rock High School

Sarah Sherrill is an artist with a life-long passion for design. She has a Bachelor and MFA from the University of Texas Pan American. Prior to teaching as a professor at The Art Institute and in several high schools, Sarah worked in Industry as a Graphic Designer. She still freelances in her spare time. Sarah is 1/2 of the dynamic duo of TIU Creative which is a design agency. Sarah is passionate about equipping students with the software skills and design prinSarah grew up in The Valley in South Texas. This often confuses people when she speaks fluent Spanish. Sarah is able to connect with diverse student populations and creates a collectivist culture in her classroom which is very different from the typical individualist culture. Sarah loves to get lost in design but she sees the value of equipping her student designers to be prepared to brave a world that may seek to take advantage of their talent and creativity. Sarah believes that artists don't have to be relegated to be perpetually starving.ciples needed to be successful in industry.

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