SARA BRIGHT

b. 1980 West Virginia
lives and works in Los Angeles
 
EDUCATION

2010     Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2009     MFA, Art Practice, University of California Berkeley
2003     BA, Studio Art and English, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
 
2015     Frescos, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
2013     Same Song, Sara Bright and Andy Byers, George Lawson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2012     Sara Bright and Clem Crosby, Selected Paintings, George Lawson Gallery Projects at Gallery 60six, San Francisco, CA
2011     Sara Bright, George Lawson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010     Sara Bright, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
              Sara Bright: New Work, Martina Johnston Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2009     Inside Outside, Gravel and Gold, San Francisco, CA
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017     Say Yes, curated by Kimia Ferdowsi Kline, Elaine L Jacob Gallery, Detroit, MI
2017     Personals, Skowhegan Headquarters, New York, NY
2016     Bright Maing Melchi Puleo, Ochi Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2016     Nothing You've Ever Done Before, NCECA, Kansas City, MO
2015     Younger Than George, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2014     Miami Project, George Lawson Gallery, Miami, FL
2013     Walk the Line, Katy Cowan, Sara Bright, Charley Alexander, and Srijon Chowdurry, Launch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
              Conversation Continuum, Martina Johnston Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2012     Paper, Selected Works on Paper, George Lawson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
              Converging Streams, Eight Women Paint Turbulence, George Lawson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
              Art Aqua Miami, George Lawson Gallery, Miami, FL
2011     Human Resources, Ballweg Studio, Queens, NY
              Habitat, Explorations of Home and Shelter in Contemporary Art, California Bank of Commerce, Lafayette, CA
2010     Call and Response, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
              PPLAZA, 2917 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL
              SK10, New Works from the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, NY
              100 Records, Gallery 16, San Francisco, SF; traveling exhibition
2009     What We Can Live With, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
              Women on Nature, curated by Emily Prince, Verge Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2008     Something That Brings Us Together, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2007     My Buddy, UCLA Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
              Stranger Than Fiction, curated by Susan O'Malley, San Francisco, CA
 
RESIDENCIES
 
2015     Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME
2012     Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA
2007     Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO
 
SELECTED PRESS

'Inside Look at Sara Bright's Contemplative, Harmonious, and Patterned Work' by Caitlin Confort, Art Zealous, February 15, 2017
'Bright Maing Melchi Puleo at Ochi Projects' by Katie Bode, Contemporary Art Review LA, June 9, 2016
'Sara Bright' Critic's Pick by Monica Westin, Artforum, 2015
'Sara Bright' Artist Profile by Megan Abrahams, Art Ltd. Sept 2015
'Fresh' by Maria Porges, Sara Bright, Frescoes, published by George Lawson Gallery, Oct 2015
'Bright's Eccentricity, Crosby's Marginality' by Kenneth Baker, SF Chronicle, July 20, 2012
'Four Summer Art Shows to Brighten Up Your Mind' by Alex Bigman, 7x7 Magazine, June 2012
'George Lawson Gallery's POP-UP in San Francisco' by Daniel Rolnick, Argo and Ochre online, July 12, 2012
'Sara Bright: New Paintings' by Carmen Winant, KQED Art Review, September 25, 2011
'Gem Cave' by Jana Blankenship, Sara Bright Works on Paper published by George Lawson Gallery, Sept 2011
'Haiku Reviews: Shakespeare, Abstraction and Pacific Standard Time' by Peter Frank, Huffington Post, October 21, 2011
'Speak, Memory: Eckland, Liss, Kachouh' by Kenneth Baker, SFGate, December 18, 2010