Galerie Lelong - New York

Sarah Cain

(American, born 1979)

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Sarah Cain

babble of the crowd, 2013

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Sarah Cain

bisexual boys are like unicorns, 2013

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Sarah Cain

hole punched, 2014

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Sarah Cain

Kiss, 2013

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Sarah Cain

New Logic, 2014

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Sarah Cain

rainbow maker, 2014

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Sarah Cain

The World, 2013

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Biography

Timeline

1979
Born in Albany, NY
2000
Institute of International Education, Travel Fellowship
Bernard Osher Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute
Schmidt Family Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute
2001
Bachelor of Fine Art, The San Francisco Art Institute
2002
John Anson Kittredge Fellowship
2004
Semi Finalist, SECA Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
2005
Demonstration Grant, University of California Institute of Research in the Arts; Murphy & Cadogan Fellowship
2006
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Master of Fine Art, University of California at Berkeley

Exhibitions

2015
blue in your body, red when it hits the air, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA (solo)
BOW DOWN, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Sarah Cain: The Imaginary Architecture of Love, Museum of Contemporary Art Raleigh, Raleigh, NC (solo)
Pure Paint for Now People, Shaw Gallery, Webster State University, Ogden, UT
Variations: Conversations In And Around Abstract Painting, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
2014
hey babe take a walk on the wild side, A LAND Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Burning Bush, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY (solo)
Now-ism: Abstraction Today, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
Drawings & Works on Paper, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
I was a double, Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, NY
IN __ WE TRUST: Art and Money, Columbus Museum of Art, OH
2013
Loud Object, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA (solo)
feral, Cardi Black Box, Milan, Italy (solo)
Outside The Lines, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
Untitled (Hybrid), curated by Kate McNamara, Robert Miller Gallery, NY
Set Pieces, curated by Lauren Mackler and Andrew Berardini, Cardi Black Box, Milan, Italy
Painting in Place, Los Angeles Nomadic Division, Los Angeles, CA
Wall, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH
Paint Things: Moving Beyond the Stretcher, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
2012
Freedom is a Prime Number, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Stretching Painting, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
Made in L.A. 2012, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Gold, curated by Thomas Zaunschirm, Imperial BELVEDERE Palace Museum, Vienna, Austria
2011
Sarah Cain: Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum Bloom Projects, Santa Barbara, CA (solo)
Fifty Years of Bay Area Art: The SECA Awards, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
Teasers: Selected Works from the Pizzuti Collection by Women Artists, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
Soft Math, Bryan Miller Gallery, Houston, TX
Nothing Beside Remains, LAND: Marfa, TX; Los Angeles, CA
The Thingness of Color: Sarah Cain, Franklin Evans, Matthew Rich and Cordy Ryman, Dodge Gallery, New York, NY
Two Schools of Cool, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
2010
little by little, CTRL Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
California does psychic, Sara Meltzer Gallery/Projects, New York, NY (solo)
Feather Throat, Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany
Quartet, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Double Future, Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
MIDNIGHT MISSION, off-site installation for the California Biennial, Five Thirty Three Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
YOU AURORA BOREALIS ME, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
As if only as atmosphere, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2008
Raw Boundries, KN Gallery, Chicago, IL
Landscapes for Frankenstein, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
Six from LA, Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
California Dreamin’, Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
2007
In the Fullness of Time: celebrating 20 years public projects, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Two Things at the Same Time, Peak Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Like Color in Pictures, Aspen Art Museum, CO
SECA Art Award Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
2006
25TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION: A Century of Collage, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea
I Believe We Are Believers, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA (solo)
The Flaming Sword of Truth, MFA Exhibition, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

Literature

2008
Orange County Museum of Art. 2008 California Biennial. Lauri Firstenberg, curator. Orange County Museum of Art, Orange County, 2008.
2007
Benedetti, Christine. “Like Color…,” Time Out Denver, 9 – 15 February 2007, pg. 14, Cover image.
Brenneman, Christine. “Big bold and bright,” Marin Independent Journal, 30 January 2007, pp D1-D2, Cover image.
Janku, Laura Richard. “San Francisco 2006 SECA Art Award: Sarah Cain, Kota Ezawa, Amy Francheschini, Mitzi Pederson, Leslie Shows at SFMOMA,” art ltd, March 2007, pg. 22.
MacMillan, Kyle. “Color makes a comeback in this Aspen show,” The Denver Post, 30 March 2007, pp 1FF and 7FF.
Ruiz, Alma. “Juror’s Comments,” New American Paintings: Juried Exhibitions-In-Print 73, Volume 13 Issue 6. December 2007 - January 2008, pp 4-5, 32-35.
2006
Buuck, David. "Sarah Cain at Anthony Meier Fine Arts," Artweek, November 2006, Volume 37, Issue 9, pp 12-13. Cover image.
Orden, Abraham. “San Francisco Days,” ArtNet magazine, 11 October 2006, http://www.artnet.com/magazineus/reviews/orden/orden10-11-06.asp
Feinstein, Lea. “Art Beat,” SF Weekly, 27 May 2006, pg. 41.
Busan Biennale 2006, Korea, Catalogue, A Tale of Two Cities: Busan-Seoul/Seoul-Busan. Busan, Korea. pp 156-157.