John SarraWCAWestminster Christian Academy has hired John Sarra, former art professor at Washington University in St. Louis, as upper school art teacher and chair of the Art Department for the 2014-15 school year.

Sarra has been on the art faculty at WashU for 18 years, most recently as senior lecturer in painting. He has exhibited and lectured widely in the areas of painting, drawing, printmaking, and woodworking. Sarra describes his unique studio practice as inspired by philosophies of Chinese garden design and an appreciation of quietly distinct visual incidents.