Sarah Hempel Irani Sarah Hempel Irani has been sculpting figures in clay for twenty years, creating sacred and public art that evoke a spiritual response and celebrate what it is to be human. Her most notable work is two larger-than-life Carrara marble sculptures of The Virgin Mary and St. Joseph at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Potomac, Maryland. Sarah has contributed sculpture to national shows and received several awards, including a Maryland Arts Council Individual Artist Award. Sarah works out of her studio at the Griffin Art Center on West 5th Street, Downtown Frederick, Maryland.

Sarah Hempel Irani is a figurative artist, creating mostly large-scale statues in the round or in bas-relief. She uses clay, bronze, and stone.

Phone: 240-379-7134

Email: Sarah Hempel Irani, Sculptor


Social Media: Instagram @SarahHI

Other: Facebook: HempelStudios

Affiliations: ELCA