My work explores history, trauma, collective memory, and witness. Using source materials varying from photographs and digital media to historical works of art, I create paintings, drawings and installations examining the connection between image and empathy. 

 

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Sarah Frazier lives and works in Queens, NY.

Education

2013   MFA, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

2008   MS in Education, Pace University, New York, NY

2006   BFA in Painting, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Exhibitions (* denotes solo exhibition)

2016    Silent Witness, Local Project, Long Island City, NY*

             Generations X|Razzle Dazzle, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014   The Last Brucennial, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

2013   NextNew CA, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

            MFA Thesis Exhibition, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

            12 x 12,  Middle Tennessee State University, Mulfreesboro, TN

2012   December Picks, curated by Catherine S. Hancher, local-artists.org

           11th Annual Art Auction, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

           Art Monastery Project Auction, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

           Beauty, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

           New Forms of the Apocalypse, Martin Wong Gallery, SFSU

           Emerging Artists, CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA

           MFA Now, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

           Student Scholarship Exhibition, Martin Wong Gallery, SFSU

2011  Stillwell, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

           Intro/duction II, Cesar Chavez Gallery, SFSU

2006  BFA Exhibition, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

           Open, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2004  UW Rome Program Exhibition, Piazza del Biscione, Rome, Italy

Awards

2016   New Work Grant, Queens Council on the Arts and NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs

2013   Graduate Award for Distinguished Achievement, San Francisco State University

2012   Vincent Constantino University Award, SFSU

            Carol Channing Award, College of Liberal and Creative Arts, SFSU

            Leo D. Stillwell Award, Fine Art Department, SFSU

            Jack Oakie Award, College of Liberal and Creative Arts, SFSU

2011   Martin Wong Award in Painting, Fine Art Department, SFSU

            Wilbur Eugene Smith Scholarship, College of Liberal and Creative Arts, SFSU

2005   Milnor Roberts Award, School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2004   UW Rome Program Fellow, School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

            Gonzales Scholarship, School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Residencies

2015   Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Bibliography

2014   International Drawing Annual 8, Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati, OH  

2013   MFA Now II, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2012   MFA Now, Root Division, San Francisco, CA