Sarah Bokma

Sarah Dawn Bokma is currently working as a commission artist in downtown Hamilton, Ontario. As she wrestles to understand more about the power and importance of art, here is a short list of some things she has grown to feel very strongly about in regards to her pursuit of art: art must be truly redemptive—it seeks out beauty in what may seem ugly; art must not be intimidating and stay only within the walls of a gallery—it extends to the every day life, in every crack and crevice of our places; art enables, inspires and creates movement towards social justice; art is prophetic in that it exposes and heals; art must be more affordable—it should extend beyond galleries, wealthy homes and become more available to the poor.

In January Sarah looks forward to moving to Uganda, Africa with her husband where she anticipates learning much about how art infiltrates another culture and people.

If you are interested in seeing more of Sarah’s work, and the rest of the series that this chair belongs to, go to



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