Sara Gilstrap




To create forms primarily for flower arranging that strive for a marriage between plant material and container.  The containers are contemporary and sculptural in design.  Working with clay offers the opportunity to participate fully in an act of creation.


BFA in Fine Arts   University of Oklahoma

MA in Fine Arts     University of Oklahoma

Art Faculty, UTPB & Midland College, Retired

Special work in Ceramics: University of  Tennessee  

Special work in Fiber: U of Oklahoma & Texas Tech                          

Santa Fe Weavers’ School, Former Owner/Instructor

Past President, Ikebana International  Chapter 95

Computer Graphics / Website Designer

Ikebana Sogetsu teacher’s diploma