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Sara Steele was born November 25, 1954 in Illinois. She travels extensively, but her home base has been in Philadelphia since 1959. Her work is in over 200 collections and has been exhibited throughout the United States and in Europe.

Working primarily in watercolor, her paintings has been seen around the world through her annual calendar, now in it's 33rd edition, and via hundreds of poster graphics.

An activist as well as an artist, Steele works on environmental issues such as ending fracking (hydraulic fracturing for natural gas,) energy efficiency and climate change, as well as on women's issues, education, peace, social justice, and domestic violence prevention. Her pieces are often used to promote and raise funds for organizations working on such causes.

You can see a list of some of the organizations benefitted by clicking here.