Sara Gagnon was born and raised in Kelowna, B.C. Canada. She comes from a big, creative family and is the only daughter among six brothers. Sara has always been encouraged in the arts and began painting as a teenager. Over time her love for the visual arts grew and she has spent countless hours observing the nature around her and experimenting with various mediums to capture the beauty she so appreciates. She is primarily self-taught with no formal degree in the arts. Sara is also a passionate teacher who enjoys instructing artists of all ages.