black and white photogrph of Isabel W.S. and Miriam Sagan

Photo by Julia Goldberg

Isabel W.S. (Winson-Sagan) is an interdisciplinary artist, often collaborating with the poet Miriam Sagan. To view their work together, please visit Maternal Mitochondria.

Isabel works in a variety of mediums, including installation, printmaking, collage, video art, and woodcarving. She has shown work locally in Santa Fe, NM, nationally, & internationally.


Speaking to the Imagination: The Contemporary Artist’s Book, Gerald Peters Projects Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2019.
enGENDERing Change, Cloyde Snook Gallery, Alamosa, CO, 2019.
Art as Advocacy: Promoting Equity and Social Justice for Women, Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL, 2019.
The Pantone Postcard Project, Axle Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM 2019.
Arts and Design Annual Student Show, Santa Fe Community College Visual Arts Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, 2019.
Bees and Wax, juried exhibit at Tubac Center for the Arts, Arizona, 2018.
Water Sound, solo exhibit at Zephyr Community Art Studio, Santa Fe, NM, 2018.
Arts and Design Juried Student Showcase, Santa Fe Community College Visual Arts Gallery, 2018. Award winner category: Woodcarving.
Santa Fe Home Show, Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 2018.
Studio Kura Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan, January 2018.
Juried Student Show, Santa Fe Community College Visual Arts Gallery, 2014.
The School of Arts and Design Fine Woodworking Showcase, Santa Fe Community College Visual Arts Gallery, 2013.

“Suminagashi in the Park,” Santa Fe Railyard Park, NM, temporary, 2018.
“Golden Cages,” Santa Fe Skies RV Park, NM, temporary, 2017.
“Haiku in the Hood,” Santa Fe Westside Neighborhood, NM, permanent, 2013.

Cover art and interior illustrations, “100 Cups of Coffee,” by Miriam Sagan, Tres Chicas Press, 2019.
Cover photography, “From Ikisan Station” chapbook by Miriam Sagan, Flutter Press, 2019.
Featured artist, Ninth Letter, 2018.
Cover art, “Lama Mountain” chapbook by Miriam Sagan, Red Bird Publishing, 2017.
Book design, “Flip-Flop” by Michael G. Smith and Miriam Sagan, Miriams Well, 2017.
2017 Magazines and Online Sites: Modern Literature, Les Femmes Folles.
“Spilled Ink,” collaborative art project with Miriam Sagan. Published by Miriam’s Well, 2016.
2016 Magazines and Online Sites: Fourth & Sycamore, Origami Poems Project, and Truck.
Cover art, “Black Rainbow”, by Miriam Sagan, Sherman Asher Publishing, 2015.
Contributing artist to Rogue Agent Journal, 2015.
“Swimming in Reykjavik”, photographs by Isabel Winson-Sagan and poetry by Miriam Sagan, 2014.

Studio Kura, Fukuoka, Japan, 2018.
Herekeke Art Center, New Mexico, 2016.
Wildacres Retreat, N. Carolina, 2015.
SIM House, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2014.

A.A. in Intermedia Fine Arts, Santa Fe Community College, in-progress.
B.A. in Religious Studies & Anthropology, University of New Mexico, 2012.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude, departmental honors for thesis “The Sacred in American Art: Shakers and Santeros.”