Sara Caracristi was born in 1983 and spent her formative years in Riverview, New Brunswick. Sara received a Bachelor of Fine arts degree from NSCAD University in 2006. After living in Halifax for a number of years, she moved to Hamilton, Ontario, where she got involved with the Toronto arts community. In 2012 Sara, along with her husband Marcel, made the move back to Halifax where she devotes herself full-time to developing her work as an artist.
Sara has been involved in many group and solo exhibitions throughout Canada. Her work is in both private and public collections such as Scotia Bank, TD Waterhouse Cooper and The Department of Foreign Affairs. Some of her awards include a grant from Locale (Aldo Group) in which five different artists from across Canada were chosen and featured in their publications. Upon graduation from NSCADUniversity Sara was chosen as the winner of the Molly Appeal art competition, a competition aimed at raising funds for Medical research.