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SARA STERN
b. 1989, New York, NY | Lives and works in New York, NY


EDUCATION

2017 MFA Columbia University, Visual Arts Program, New York, NY

2012 BA Harvard University, Visual and Environmental Studies, Cambridge, MA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2019

In Practice: Other Objects, curated by Gee Wesley, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, New York
Solo exhibition, Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
Fine Arts Work Center Fellows Group Exhibition, Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM), Provincetown, MA
Fine Arts Work Center Fellows Group Exhibition, Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA 

2018

Visual Fellows and Visual Committee Exhibition, Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
Daddy’s Books, curated by Lauren Faigeles and Caitlin MacBride, Far Rockaway, NY
Cheeky: Summer Butts, curated by Peter LaBier and Anthony Iacono, Marinaro Gallery, New York, NY
Foundation Vent, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

2017

Retreat, curated by Peter LaBier and Maggie Goldstone, Moms Gallery, New York, NY
Tropical Lab 11: Citation: Déjà Vu, curated by Caterina Riva, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore
Place of Heaven, curated by Karen Flatow, CRUSH Curatorial and The Art Barge: The Victor D'Amico Institute of Art, Amagansett, NY
In Response/The Arcades Project, curated by Chris Gartrell and Jenna Weiss, The Jewish Mu- seum, New York, NY
And and end, curated by Cheeyeon Park, Guastavino Room, St. Paul’s Chapel, New York, NY
Columbia Thesis Exhibition, curated by Deborah Cullen, Lenfest Center for the Arts, New York, NY
THE TYRANNY OF COMMON SENSE HAS REACHED ITS FINAL STAGE, curated by Rirkrit Tiravanija and Tomas Vu-Daniel, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY

2016      

Finished Goods Warehouse, Pfizer Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY
First Year MFA Exhibition, Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
LOVE 2016, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY

2014

Let's Get Banausick!, Find & Form Space, Boston, MA
Departure, The Harvard Monday Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2012

Attached, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, MA

SCREENINGS

2017

Satan plays his favorite trick, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY

2016

Studio Studio, Frame[o]ut-Festival, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna
Studio Studio, Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, NY
Studio Studio, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
Studio Studio, AASFF Austrian American Short Film Festival, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY

2013

Sara Stern, Marina Abramović, Yoko Ono, and Lady Gaga Talk About Conversation, Enklave, Berlin, Germany

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2018

Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist Grant

2016

Best Film in the category of Experimental and Conceptual, AASFF Austrian American Short Film Festival 

2012

Harvard Office for the Arts Council Prize in Visual Arts
David McCord Prize (Harvard University)

2011

Harvard College Research Program Summer Grant
Whitehill Prize for the Humane Letters and Arts (Harvard University) 

2010

Harvard Office of International Programs Summer Grant

RESIDENCIES AND FELLOWSHIPS

2018

Visual Artist Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA (2018-2019)

2017

Fountainhead Fellowship, Sculpture + Extended Media, Virginia Commonwealth University (2017-2018)
Tropical Lab 11, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

2012

Henry Russell Shaw Fellowship (2012-2013 purposeful travel in Berlin)

2010

Harvard Artist Development Fellowship

PUBLISHED TEXT

2014

“Brad Jones,” Catalogue Essay for Brad Jones, Sargent’s Daughters, October 2014

2013

“Still Moving,” Feature/monograph on Özlem Altin, frieze d/e, Issue 11, September/October 2013
“Trisha Baga,” Review, frieze d/e, Issue 10, June-August 2013
“Assaf Gruber,” Review, frieze d/e, Issue 9, April/May 2013
“Katja Novitskova,” Review, frieze d/e, Issue 8, February - March 2013

TALKS

2018

Core Faculty Artist Talk, Summer Studio Program, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2017

Visiting Artist Talk, Sculpture + Extended Media, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2016

“Speaking of Listening,” Panel Discussion, Art History Program and Visual Arts Program, Columbia University, New York, NY

2014

“Brad Jones Panel Discussion,” Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY

2013

Alumni Artist Talk, Visual and Environmental Studies Thesis Seminar, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA