Sarah Newsome is a visual artist from Wilmington, North Carolina,  living in Portland, Oregon. She is currently completing an MFA in Craft at the Oregon College of Art & Craft, where she has been awarded the Commitment to Excellence Scholarship, and is expected to graduate in May of 2019. Newsome completed a BA in Studio Art with a minor in Digital Arts from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in December of 2015. She spent six months studying contemporary glass art at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She was awarded the Owen and Myrna Wexler Scholarship in Art, as well as the Research Supplies Grant from the university's science department.

Newsome has shown in Portland, Oregon, and was also accepted into Long Beach Island Foundation of Arts & Sciences Annual Juried Show featuring works on paper. Carter E. Foster, the drawing curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, was the juror for the show, choosing two of her prints. She currently serves as the first student member at Gallery 114 in Portland's pearl district.
As an active supporter of female empowerment and gender equality through education, Newsome donates 10% of all proceeds to the Malala Fund which aims to ensure free, safe, quality primary and secondary education to girls.