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Sara Macel


Plane Over Baton Rouge, Louisiana


From the project May the Road Rise to Meet You, wherein I shadowed my father, a telephone pole salesman of thirty years, on his cross-country trips to learn about his life away from home and the changing nature of “the road” in America.


8x10" image on 8.5x11" paper


Digital c-print

Edition Size




To Benefit

Camp Discovery in Kerrville, Texas, is a week-long camp sponsored by the American Cancer Society High Plains Division, for children who have been diagnosed with cancer.  The camp allows each child to learn different aspects of living with cancer, spend time with other children who have had similar experiences, and enjoy a week without the pressures of a hospital environment. Each summer, approximately 150 children and 100 adult volunteers attend the camp, which is a member of the International Children’s Oncology Camp Association and is accredited by the American Camp Association.

Sara's Pledge

100% of print sales. $1000 if the edition sells out.


Sara Macel received her MFA in Photography, Video & Related Media at the School of Visual Arts in 2011 and her BFA in Photography + Imaging from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2003. Her work has been internationally exhibited and is in various private collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Cleveland Museum of Art, Harry Ransom Center, and the Center of Photography at Woodstock. Sara was named one of PDN’s 30 Photographers to Watch in 2015 and recently received the Individual Photographer’s Fellowship Grant from the Aaron Siskind Foundation and the Stanley Franzos Award for Emerging Photographer of the Year. Her first monograph, “May the Road Rise to Meet You,” was published by Daylight Books in 2013. A traveling exhibition of that work was shown in solo shows at the Center for Photography in Woodstock, Houston Center for Photography, and Silver Eye Center for Photography. In July 2017, Sara was the artist-in-residence at Light Work in Syracuse, NY. In addition to her freelance work, Sara currently teaches photography at SUNY Rockland and CUNY Kingsborough.