MFA  Photography, Columbia College Chicago, 2014 
BFA   Photography, Corcoran College of Art and Design, 2011

2017  A Lick and a Promise, Candor Arts, Chicago, IL (forthcoming)
2015  Homesick, Zatara Press, Richmond, VA 
2014  Flowers for Ruth, self-published, Detroit, MI 
2011  Worn Out Joy, self-published, Washington, DC 

Group Publications / Journals
2017  Silver Tongues 7, Silver Tongues, Brooklyn, NY (forthcoming)
            Moments that stay, Oranbeg Press, Brooklyn, NY 
2014  Petty Thieves 5, Empty Stretch, Washington, DC
           Beta, Oranbeg Press, Brooklyn, NY
           Interleaves, Oranbeg Press, Brooklyn, NY
2013  (Re)presentation, Anamesa Journal, New York University, NY
2012  Twenty/12, Empty Stretch, Washington, DC

Exhibition Record
No Texting, Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
On the Shelf, Filter Space, curated by Kelli Connell, Chicago, IL 
Picture Perfect: Contrarian Voices in Photography, Durango Art Center, Durango, Colorado
You Can't Take it With You, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI 
Worn Out Joy / A Lick and a Promise with Ani Katz, Milkweed Gallery, Sugar Loaf, New York, 
Petty Thieves 5, Hell & Gone Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Perfect Wasn't Bad Part II, Hell & Gone Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Thesis, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Albert P. Weisman Exhibition, Arcade Gallery, Chicago, IL
MFA Thesis, Glass Curtain Gallery, essay by Lisa Sutcliffe, Chicago, IL
Body Dirt, The Refrigerator, Richmond, VA
Petty Thieves 3, curated by Empty Stretch, Furthermore, Washington, DC
13th Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
Hair Apparent, Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA
Vulnerable, 229 Collective, Brooklyn, NY
On the Lakeshore…And Other Stories with Iris Janke and Kaitlin Jensco, Goethe Insititut, Washington, DC
The Monroe Portfolios, curated by Terri Weifenbach, Washington, DC
NEXT at the Corcoran, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
The Secret Making of the Best Persons, Metro Space Gallery, Richmond, VA
Petty Thieves, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Gallery 31, Washington, DC
Civilian Editions, Civilian Art Projects, curated by Jayme McLellan, Washington, DC
Portray, Addison-Ripley Fine Art, curated by Frank Day, Washington, DC

Awards & Residencies
2017  Preserving in One's Existence, Summer Forum for Inquiry + Exchange, Kanohe, HI (upcoming)
2014  Albert P. Weisman Award, Columbia College Chicago
2014  Anderson Ranch Arts Center Merit Award
2013  John Mulvany Scholarship, Columbia College Chicago
2011  Follett Merit Award, Columbia College Chicago

Artist Book Collections
Arles National Superior School of Photography Library, Arles, France
Artists' Book Collection - ACA Library at SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Filter Photo Library, Chicago IL
Franklin Furnace Artists' Book Collection, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection, John M Flaxman Library, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2017  Moments that stay, Oranbeg Press
2017  Habitare, Landscape Stories
2017  Homesick, CUS Photo
2017  Announcing 'A Lick and a Promise' by Sara J. Winston, Candor Arts
2017  Winter 2017, Streit House Space 
2016  A Lick and a PromiseAin't-Bad Magazine
2015  Homesick: Book Review by Karen Jenkins,photo-eye
2015  Best Books of 2015: John Gossage, photo-eye
2015  Homesick: Book Review by Aline SmithsonLenscratch
2015  The Autoimmune Diet, Aftertastes
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