Sarah Gainer was born in New York City but spent most of her life growing up in rural Central Pennsylvania. In her work, Sarah examines the inherent emotional maturity in children and adolescents that is paralleled in adults. She focuses less on intended meaning and more on emotional quality that encourages a range of received meaning from the viewer. Sarah photographs young women and children in introspective, haunting stills which carry implied, subtle narratives.
"this is the fourth woman under water in a bathtub ive seen on here."
"i really like your work. i hope to be capable of that kind of work soon"
"Thank you for the feedback. To see more current work (not displayed here) please visit sarahgainer.com Many thanks again."
"I see where you are going, but it feels a little to contrived to hit the mark...especially the girl in tub. I don't see any real emotionin her and it almost looks posed. The girl at the fridge is bett"