2013-2014 GVS/VisCom Photojournalism Fellow
Sarah Tilotta is the 2013-14 Photojournalism Fellow for the George V. Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs at Ohio University.
Sarah holds a BA in Visual Arts & Photography from Fordham University in New York City, where she interned as an art handler at Pace MacGill Gallery. Since completing her undergraduate degree Sarah taught English at universities in Guangzhou, China and worked for a legal publishing firm in New York City, before settling in Chicago to start an event photography business. While in Chicago Sarah also freelanced for Brown Line Media and devoted time to a homelessness outreach program at the Chicago Photography Center, teaching participants photography skills as a means of personal expression and business entrepreneurship. As a graduate student at Ohio University Sarah has produced a film on a child with diastrophicdysplasia, a rare form of dwarfism, as well as a photo essay on immigration in Appalachia. In the summer of 2013 she worked for a travel company in the Dominican Republic, where she began a project documenting the living conditions of Haitian sugar cane workers in the DR.