Sabine Baeckmann

Oils, Acrylics, Watercolors, Illustration

Born in Berlin, Germany, Sabine is a professional artist working in a variety of mediums.  As she always enjoyed illustrating, she majored in medical and scientific illustration, and received a Bachelor of Science in Applied Arts from Pace University, and did her masters coursework in Art and Art Therapy at NYU. She was also fortunate to study watercolors under Norman Rockwell apprentice and renowned National Geographic Magazine illustrator, Pierre Mion for a number of years.

Sabine worked as a medical illustrator and brand designer in the medical and pharmaceutical advertising fields for nearly 40 years, but equally pursued her creative passion as a a fine artist and teacher. Over the years, her work has been honored with awards, and has been shown in such prestigious places as the Hudson River Museum of Art, at the Briarcliff Gallery at Pace University in NY, as well as at the Andre Shellingburger Gallery in California.

Sabine has been a commissioned artist for several national public art projects, including 2005 San Juan Mountains Association Pumas on Parade; 2006 International Parade of Cows – Denver; the Cat’n Around Catskill project since 2007, the Hoot of the Owl project in Coxackie, NY since 2018, and for the 2019 Airlie Gardens HeArt of the Gardens Art Exhibit in Wilmington, NC. Sabine has recently been invited to be a featured artist in House & Garden Magazine as well as in Wrightsville Beach Magazine.

Sabine is currently teaching painting and illustration privately, is a resident artist here at ArtExposure, as well as a member of the Wilmington Art Association and National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, on the Board of the NC Watercolor Society, participates at local art shows and exhibits.

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