Sarah Swinford is Director of Loghaven Artist Residency in Knoxville, Tennessee. Prior to joining Loghaven, Sarah spent ten years working closely with artists on residencies, performances, and workshops at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio. During her time at Wexner, she helped implement and plan many long and short-term residencies, facilitated ten world premieres, and presented over three hundred unique performances. She has organized residencies with artists including SITI Company, Young Jean Lee, the Bebe Miller Company, Ann Hamilton, Jason Moran, and Faye Driscoll. She is passionate about helping artists make their creative visions a reality and feels strongly that artists and their work play an integral role in telling our histories, reflecting our realities, and envisioning our collective future.