‘Field of Flowers’, Acrylic on canvas, 48” x 48”, 2014

Artist: Sarah Englemann

US-LArche_Heartland-Sarah_Englemann-PhotoSarah Engelmann has been a member of L’Arche Heartland, the community in Overland Park, Kansas, since 2009. Since joining the community Sarah has excelled in every aspect of her life. Sarah has always struggled to express herself through written and oral communication, but with the support of the L’Arche Academy teachers and other community members, Sarah has continued to make progress and has fallen in love with learning French, journaling and especially painting. Sarah’s painting ‘Field of Flowers’ is one of the many paintings that Sarah has completed. Sarah loves painting in bright colors. Orange and green are her current favorites. When asked how painting makes her feel, Sarah responds “It fills my heart with joy, peace, and love.”

L’Arche Heartland (Overland Park, Kansas, U.S.A.)


  1. Rachelle Davis
    December 3, 2014

    So very proud of this young lady……proud to call her my niece and proud of her artistic abilities. I’d like to say she got that from me, but I only married into the family….nonetheless, we artists stick together……Congratulations Miss Sarah! Truly you are an inspiration to all of us!

  2. Sister Lucy
    December 3, 2014

    Beautiful work- Sarah- to match your beautiful spirit- love your picture with the flowers in your hair.!
    Sister Lucy

  3. Lisa Walker
    December 4, 2014

    I LOVE your “Field of Flowers” painting! The colors are so vibrant and complimentary and it makes me smile and feel happy when I look at it. Thank you for sharing your talent with us and for making our world more beautiful!

    Lisa Walker

  4. Danielle Binion
    December 4, 2014


    What a great piece of art! The colors are so vibrant and it immediately gave me a sense of hope and peace. Your painting also made me really eager for the warmth of springtime! I look forward to meeting you someday and viewing more of your work.


  5. Barbara Penn
    December 5, 2014

    Wow!! That painting is so beautiful. It reminds me of the spring. Thanks for sharing it!! You did a wonderful job!! Plus, I think you look lovely with the flowers in your hair. Looking forward to caroling with you soon.