Sarah Hood Salomon has been a professional photographer for over 30 years.    

Her award winning work has been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows.     

She is a photography judge, curator, author, and lecturer.


Gallery Representation

Waverly Street Gallery, Bethesda, MD

Multiple Exposures Gallery, Alexandria, VA



Waverly Street Gallery 2020, Frank Van Riper photography show

Waverly Street Gallery, 2019, "Off the Wall" for Maryland Federation of Art

Maryland State House, 2018. “My Maryland” for N. Bethesda Camera Club

Waverly St. Gallery, 2017. “Off the Wall” for MD. Federation of Art

Oasis Gallery, 2017 “Water, Water, Anywhere” for N. Bethesda Camera Club

Waverly St. Gallery, 2016, Waverly St. Gallery Group Show

Brookside Gardens,  2015. “Trees, Near and Far” for N. Bethesda Camera Club

U.S. Botanic Garden, 2014 “This Land is Your Land,” Garden Club of America

Photoworks, Glen Echo, MD 2014 & 2017.   Student photography shows


Select Awards

2nd best photography show of 2019, "Spirit of the Woodlands," Washington City Paper

Juror's Award, MD Federation of Art 2019 "Water Works"

Juror's Award, Southeast Center for Photography, "Home," 2019

Gallery Choice Award, Multiple Exposures Gallery, 2016

Juror's Award, MD Federation of Art, "American Landscapes" 2016

Best in Show Award, Flora category,  Nature Visions, 2016 

Juror’s Award, MD. Federation of Art, 2015

Photography Committee Award, Garden Club of America, 2015

First Place Award, Massachusettes Horticulture Society, 2015

Corless Engle Award and 1st place, Mass. Horticulture Society, 2014

Horticulture Magazine, 1st place Award, Southern Gardens, 2013   

Photography Committee Award & 1st place, Garden Club of America, 2013              

Best in Show & Photo Committee Award, Garden Club of America, 2011

1st place Award, “Science Flora”, St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis, MO, 2010


Select Solo & Joint Shows     


Glen Echo Stone Tower Gallery, "Solitudes" solo show, 2020

Maryland Federation of Art "Melange" group show, 2020

Multiple Exposures Gallery, "The Spirit of the Woodlands" solo show, 2019

Waverly Street Gallery, "Gestures", solo show, 2018

Multiple Exposures Gallery, “Shorelines” solo show, August 2017

Waverly Street Gallery, “Solitudes,” solo show, May 2016 

Cherrydale Gallery, Arlington, VA, solo show, 2016

Curtis Gallery, “Unopened Drawers”  Solo show, New Canaan, CT, 2013 

Photoworks, Two person show with Dennis O’Keefe, Glen Echo, MD 2013                  


Select Juried Shows


Maryland State House, “Lowe House Exhibition,” juried show, 2020 & 2018

Maryland Federation of Art, "Focal Point" 2020

ArtSpace Herndon, "Fine Art Photography" 2020

Southeast Center for Photography, "Home" juried show, 2019

Black Rock Center for the Arts, Biennial Photography Show 2019

Baltimore International Airport,  juried show, Fall 2018

Center for Fine Art Photography,  “Singular/Signature,” juried show,  2017

ArtSpace Herndon, “Fine Art Photography Show,”  2017

Photoworks, “United Divided” juried show, 2017

Maryland Federation of Art,  “Melange”  Invitational show, 2017

The Art League, “Doubt” juried show, 2017

Center for Fine Art Photography, “Portraits,”  juried show, 2016

Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, Focal Point, juried show, 2016 

American University, Katzen Art Center, “Photoworks” juried show, 2015

University of Maryland Art Gallery, juried show, MD, 2015

Santa Fe Photography Workshops, “Water” juried show NM, 2014

Mass. Horticultural Society,  “Budding Affairs,” juried show,  2014

Center for Fine Art Photography, 2 images in “IDentity,” juried show, CO,  2013

Milwaukee Public Museum,“Art en Fleur,” juried show, MN, 2013

Indianapolis Museum of Art, “Les Belles Fleurs,” juried show, IN, 2013

Rochester Contemporary Art Center, “6x6x2013,”  group show, NY, 2013

Newport Flower Show,  Newport, RI, juried shows, 2013 & 2010

Memphis Flower Show, “Modern Dialect” group show,  2012

St. Louis Science Center, “Science Flora” group show, 2010

Chicago Botanic Garden, “Show of Summer” group show, 2009  




“The Play of Light & Shadow”  Garden/Nature photography lecture

Photography Judges Workshop, Garden Club of America, 2015, 2009




Photography workshops taken include; Sam Able, Freeman Patterson,   

Eugene Richards, Ernst Haas, David Middleton, Roger Foley, Gilles Perez,  

Craig  Stevens, Lilo Raymond, Jeff Wendorf, Karen Keeting, Alan Sislen, Roy Sewall,

Colleen Henderson, Joe Cameron, Alan Detrick, Alison Shaw, Justin Resnick

B. A., Mount Holyoke College, 1979


Volunteer and Personal

Smithsonian Institution, Garden photography for Archives of American Gardens

Photography Judge & Photography Committee Advisor, Garden Club of America

North Bethesda Camera Club, teaching advanced photography classes 

PhotoWorks, Glen Echo, MD

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Author of Presidential cookbook, “Politics & Pot Roast,”  published in 2006 

United States Botanic Garden, Washington, DC