Last month I had the pleasure of interviewing Bay Area artist and curator Carrie Lederer on how she balances a life as an artist and full time curator at the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, CA. You can read the full article at MakeTimeNYC.com.
Some of my new drawings will be in a group show for the celebration of LIC Arts Open. The festival takes place May 16th-20th and includes open studios, performances, and exhibitions by Queens artists.
Detailed information can be found on their website: LIC Arts Open 8
My work will be in a group show at The Factory, 30-30 47th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 18th, 5-10pm
Show dates: May 18th - June 22nd
Vitamin C is a group exhibition curated from work by members of the Abrons/NYC Crit Club.
Opening Reception: November 29, 2017, 6pm-8pm, Abrons Art Center, Room 201, 466 Grand St., New York, NY 10002. Open for viewing November 30th - December 3rd, 2017, 12:00PM - 6:00PM
Crit Club is an MFA-style critique class, consisting of weekly rotating studio visits hosted by members of the group.Though many participants sport BFAs and/or MFAs, the criteria for inclusion is a serious and respectful attitude towards art-making and constructive criticism. Rotating locations every week, the structure of the class is based on providing each host’s work an in-depth critique, followed by shorter sessions for other presenting artists, who share
on a bi-weekly basis. The work included in this exhibition represents one piece from each artist, showing the development of their respective focus. The participating artists live and work in New York City, Brooklyn, New Jersey, Long Island, Philadelphia, and beyond. The fall session of the class was coordinated with help from Abrons Art Center on the Lower East Side of New York City. The fall 2017 iteration of Crit Club has been organized and taught by Catherine Haggarty and Hilary Doyle. Both Haggarty and Doyle are working artists and curators based in New York.
By Sarah Frazier
Oct 13 – 30, 2016
Opening October 13, 6-8pm
Silent Witness is a collection of paintings exploring the imagined last moments of Tyrone Love, a young African-American male and friend of Frazier’s, who was gunned down in his Seattle neighborhood. The abstracted landscapes of night sky, street lamps, and pavement are sourced from photographs Frazier took at the site of his shooting, after his death in 2009. This series is part of an ongoing body of work that explores themes of violence and trauma and the associated images generated for public consumption.
Sarah Frazier is an artist living and working in Queens, NY. Her work explores history, trauma, collective memory and witness. Using source materials varying from photographs, digital media, to historical works of art, she creates new works examining the role of visual culture in shaping history and memory in order to develop a space for reflection, connection, and empathy. Her work can be viewed at Sarah-Frazier.com.
This exhibition is made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.