Perhaps best known for her whimsical botanical paintings, Sara Pruiksma has exhibited widely through upstate New York. 

Currently Pruiksma works as a Design Assistant at May & Watkins Design, in Athens and Brooklyn NY, assisting in the creation of large-scale public art commissions, interpretative exhibits and fantastical play structures across the United States.

Pruiksma also is the Curatorial Assistant at the Albany International Airport, where she assists in implementing multifaceted projects for the Art & Culture Program, including wide-ranging exhibitions and site-specific installations throughout the terminal. She continues to teach at the Art School of Columbia County.

Pruiksma received her MFA from the State University of New York in 2011 and graduated with her BFA from Alfred University School of Art and Design, Magna Cum Laude, after receiving her AA from Columbia-Greene Community College.