Sarah Berkeley is a professional artist who hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in 2019. She creates photography, video and performances that question cultural norms such as the 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. workday, indoor living, gender stereotypes and the voluntary sharing of personal data. Her lecture at 5 p.m. Jan. 23 is part of the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts Curiosity Series.
Berkeley holds an MFA in art and design from the University of Michigan and a BFA in studio art from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is the recipient of the Nebraska Arts Council Distinguished Artist Award, the Lincoln Mayor’s Kimmel Award, numerous Nebraska Wesleyan Faculty Development Grants and the Ameritas Grant, among countless others.