Professor Sarah Steinwachs returned to Philadelphia in 1997 after completing her MFA at Yale University. She began her teaching career at Drexel in September of the same year. Currently Professor Steinwachs is the Coordinator of Visual Studies Design courses. Her teaching concentration is in the Visual Studies Design sequence consisting of Design I, II, and III.
Professor Steinwachs also exhibits her drawings, paintings, and constructions in national and international venues. Her work focuses on the urban environment and nature within the man-made world. Her influences are from cities she has lived in since moving to Philadelpia in 1990 from her native state of Colorado, including Rome, and Tokyo.