Sarah Gaugler Biography
Sarah Gaugler is a Filipino-American tattoo artist, visual artist, designer, illustrator, model, actress and musician. She is best known for her signature line art and being the singer of the electronic rock duo Turbo Goth.
Sarah Gaugler Career
She attended the University of Santo Tomas, where she graduated with honors receiving a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and Design. She illustrated and designed the artwork for the Filipino pop rock band Orange and Lemons’ last studio album, Moonlane Gardens. The album art went on to win her the NU Rock Awards for Best Album Packaging Design in 2007, and then The Awit Awards in 2008 for the same category.
Her artworks have been exhibited in the Philippines through many group shows. She has been featured in galleries such as Gallery Big, Gallery 9, Rockwell, and Robinson’s Galleria.
In 2011, she had her first solo show ‘Dead Lines and Tattoo Designs’. The show was a success and it paved the way for her first major exhibition in 2012 called ‘Condemnant Quod Non Intellegunt’ at The Crucible Gallery, Megamall.
Modeling And Acting Career
Her modeling career began organically after she was featured in one of the Philippine’s national newspapers, The Philippine Daily Inquirer as an up-and-coming artist in 2007. She has been on the cover of UNO magazine in December 2009 and CLAVEL magazine in 2012. She has been featured in numerous Philippine newspapers such as Inquirer, Manila Bulletin and The Philippine Star, fashion and art magazines including Preview, Cosmopolitan, Status and Rogue Magazine among others. She has also been featured on billboards and print advertisements for Nestle Yogurt, Great Taste Coffee, Silverworks and Globe Tattoo Broadband. She has done modeling for several music videos of bands and local artists since 2007, as well as several television commercials.
She has made several appearances on TV. She became one of the finalists of the MYX VJ Search 2009 and participated in the online MTV Asia VJ Hunt in 2010. She has acted in indie films like The Erotic Man in 2010, The Diplomat Hotel in 2012, Bakit Hindi Ka Crush ng Crush Mo in 2013, and Gemini in 2014.
She is currently a professional tattoo artist in New York City. Her distinct line art style and custom designs helped her build a steady clientele including many Filipino celebrities. In 2012, she opened her shop Snow Tattoo in Manila, and in 2015 she moved the shop to the Chelsea neighborhood in Manhattan. She was one of the judges at the Philippine tattoo competition, ‘Tatularan 3’ in 2012 and n 2014, Spot.ph ranked Snow Tattoo one of the top ten tattoo shops in the Philippines.
Gaugler is the vocalist of the electronic rock duo Turbo Goth which formed in 2008. The duo recently performed at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2014 in Austin, Texas, and the 2015 CMJ Music Marathon in New York.
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