Archive | May 2012

Sarah Olson

www.sarah-olson.com

Bubbled-head Wingless Pine Needler, 2012

oil on wood panel
16 x 12 inches

Deep Sea Tree, 2012

oil on canvas mounted on wood panel
54 x 40 inches


Smokey Belly, 2012

oil on wood panel
8 x 10 inches
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Underwater Lake, 2012

oil on wood panel
20 x 16 inches

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2012  Beyond Reason, Design Museum, London                                                  Beyond Reason, Oakley SoHo, New York, NY

 2011 Wrapt (solo exhibition), Casita Maria Gallery, Bronx, NY

 Giggling and Bubbling, Da Gallery, New York, NY

 Private Eyes, I Made an Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 2010 The Birds and the Trees: A Two Night Stand in conjunction withGalvanic Folklore from the Accelerating Universe” choreographed by  Cori Kresge, Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn, NY

 The Birds and the Trees II, Littlefield Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY

 Painting with Pictures, Casita Maria Gallery, Bronx, NY

 The Veil of Forgetfulness, Littlefield Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY

  Beyond Mountains There are Mountains, Art for Change, New York, NY

  2009   Neerja Modi Residency Exhibition, Neerja Modi Gallery, Jaipur, India

 Ballast, Leith Hall Performance Space, Bronxville, NY

 Grandmother Waits For You, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

  Fresh Asphalt, curated by Eun Young Choi, Gallery SATORI, New York, NY

 Pool Art Fair, Article Projects, curated by David Gibson, New York, NY

 Locus, curated by Lauren Wolk, MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams, MA

 2008  Micro-Macro, Gallery SATORI, New York, NY

  Free Fall, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY1

 Paper in the Wind, Realform Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

  Sandarbh U.S. International Artist Residency Exhibition, Colquitt Arts Center, Moultrie, GA

  Bulletin, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

  Take Home a Nude, Phillips de Pury, New York, NY

 2007  The Veil of Forgetfulness, Church of the Holy Trinity, New York, NY

Summer Exhibition, curated by Eric Fischl and Jenny Saville, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 Anniversary Exhibition, Rivington Gallery, London

 Pitt House Artist Residency Exhibition, Cerne Abbas, Dorset, England

2006  Take Home a Nude, Phillips de Pury, New York, NY

 2005  The Divine Body: Columbia University, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY; Union Theological Seminary, James Chapel Gallery, New York, NY; and Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY

 2002   Alumni Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

 1999 MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

  Academy Works, Dahesh Museum, New York, NY

  1998   Fall Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

  Spring Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

  1997   Drawing Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

  1996   Space, Edge Gallery, Denver, CO

   1995    Small Works, Edge Gallery, Denver, CO

  Spontaneous Combustion, Boulder Artist Gallery, Boulder, CO

  1994   In the Hall of Icons (solo exhibition), Boulder Artist Gallery, Boulder, CO

   Inside her Voice, Boulder Artist Gallery, Boulder, CO

 1992  A Castle of Crooked Walls (solo exhibition), Boulder Artist Gallery, Boulder, CO

PERFORMANCES

 2011  Impossible Landscapes, Invisible Cities, in conjunction with “Giggling & Bubbling” exhibition, Da Gallery, New York, NY

 Impossible Landscapes, Invisible Cities, in conjunction with “Private Eyes” exhibition, I Made an Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 2010 Free Range, with choreographer Cori Kresge, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY            

 The Veil of Forgetfulness, opera by Susan Stoderl presented by Brooklyn Repertory Opera, Littlefield Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY

World Without a Head, Sandarbh International Artist Residency, Partapur, India

2009  Ballast, Leith Hall Performance Space, Bronxville, NY

  World Without a Head, Educational Alliance, New York, NY

 more is more is more or less, with Wendy Osserman Dance Company, Old Theater, Oriental, NC

 World Without a Head, Hacia Afuera Public Art Festival, New York, NY

 more is more is more or less with Wendy Osserman Dance Company and musician Iva Bittová, Joyce SoHo, New York, NY

World Without a Head, in conjunction with “Locus” exhibition, curated by Lauren Wolk, MCLA (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts) Gallery 51, North Adams, MA

REVIEWS

 2010  Hill, Sophie. “One hundred and sixty seven.” postcardwall.wordpress.com, June 16.             

 Núñez, Joann Kim. “Bushwick Open Studios.” updownacross, June 8.

 Taylor, Leah. Art for Change Presents Haiti: Beyond Mountain There are Mountains.” Flavorpill, April 6.

 Television newscast, Bharat Mahesh Bhavsar, India News. Partapur: Jan 15.

 Mukesh Pomodya, Rajasthan News,  January 10.

Ashok Swarnakar, Rajasthan News, January 8.

2009   Hill, Charlie. “Old Theater Welcomes Wendy Osserman Dance Company.” Sun Journal, August 31.

 Penkava, Melinda. “Modern Dance at Old Theater.” TownDock.net, Aug 29.

  St. Lascaux, David. “Gertrude Stein reads in SoHo: more is more is more or less.” Voice of Dance, June 18.

  “Armory Arts Week.” CreativeContact Blog, March, 2009.

Roiter, Andrew. “Locus intrigues gallery-goers.” MCLA Beacon, March 4.

 “Gallery 51 to merge performances with art.” MCLA News, February 7.

2008  “Moultrie hosts international artists,” interview by Wainwright Jeffers, WALB News 10. Albany, GA: WALB, April 2.

 “New way of looking at things.” Moultrie Observer, April 1.

 2007  Revenson, Jody. “The Veil of Forgetfulness.” susanstoderl.net, October 22.

 2005   Melnick, Lauren. “Divine Body on Display.” Columbia Spectator, Oct 12.

GRANTS, AWARDS, AND RESIDENCIES

 2012    Ceangal International Artist Residency, Gairloch, Scotland

2010 Sandarbh International Artist Residency, Partapur, Rajasthan, India

2009  Neerja Modi International Art Residency, Jaipur, India

Denver Children’s Hospital Print Commission, Denver, CO

2008 Marquis Studio Teaching Residency, Brooklyn, NY

Sandarbh U.S. International Artist Residency, Colquitt Arts Center, Moultrie, GA

2007  Pitt House Artist Residency, Cerne Abbas, Dorset, England

2004-05 Columbia University, Union Theological Seminary, Cathedral of St. John the Divine Fellowships for “The Divine Body project, New York, NY

1997-98 Faculty Merit Scholarship, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

1996 Morrison Family Foundation Tuition Scholarship, Boulder Academy of Art, Boulder, CO

1995 Visual and Performing Arts Grant, Boulder Arts Commission, Boulder, CO

1989   Cleveland Institute of Art Scholarship, Lacoste, France

LECTURES AND PANELS

2007  Meet the Artists, Lecture in conjunction with “The Veil of Forgetfulness,” exhibition, Church of the Holy Trinity, New York, NY

2005 The Divine Body: Religion and Art, Panel Chair, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY, October 2.

 The Divine Body: Artful Resistance – Lost Christian Texts and Popular Imagination, Public Symposium, Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY, October 6.

Loosening Canon, Lecture, Professor Hal Taussig, Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY

 God In Art, Panel, Ethan Cohen Fine Art, Scope Art Fair, New York, NY

 Images of the Divine Feminine, Lecture, Professor Donna Seamone, Department of Religious Studies, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario

EDUCATION

 1999 Master of Fine Arts, Painting, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

1990 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

COLLECTIONS

              Bruce W. Ferguson, New York, NY

              Eric Fischl, New York, NY

               Eileen Guggenheim, New York, NY

               Pierogi Gallery, Flat Files, New York, NY

               Neerja Modi Collection, Jaipur, India



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