Sabine Schmidt is an award-winning photographer, writer, and translator. Originally from Germany, she lived in London, Memphis, and New York before moving to Fayetteville, Arkansas. She has translated books by Wynton Marsalis and Henry Chancellor and translates regularly for the German editions of National Geographic and National Geographic Traveler. Her writing and photography have appeared in American and German publications, including Arkansas Life, Whitefish Review, L.A. Times Online, Audi Magazine, and Rolling Stone Germany.
Schmidt was juried into the 2019-2020 Registry of the Arkansas State Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts and is listed with the Arkansas Arts Council Artist Registry. Schmidt won a commission to create the site-specific sculpture (In)Visible House for the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute’s 2018-2019 Art in Its Natural State program. In 2018, she received an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Arkansas Arts Council.
As the Fayetteville city organizer for Jane’s Walk, an international movement of walking conversations inspired by urban philosopher Jane Jacobs, Schmidt organized a series of city walks on Native American history, psychogeography, and environmental activism as part of the Walton Art Center’s 2018 Artosphere Festival.
She was named one of Ten Artistic People to Watch in 2016 by the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Schmidt is a founding member of the artists cooperative Fenix Fayetteville.
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