Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store
. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag
and Instagram @brwnpaperbag
. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled ‘Embroidered Life’
that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.