Sarah G. Sharp is an artist and curator whose studio practice and research cuts across and brings together interests in alternative social histories, language, place, technology and craft. She is the recipient of a Getty Library Research Grant, a BRIC Arts Media Fellowship and residency awards at Cortijada Los Gázquez in Almeria, Spain, The Vermont Studio Center, and ESKFF at Mana Contemporary Art. Sharp has exhibited widely including The Aldrich Museum, The Hampden Gallery at University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Frederieke Taylor Gallery and Momenta Art in New York. Sharp’s oral history interview with artist Elaine Reichek was published by the Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian Institute in 2009. She is the co-founder of COHORT, an artist’s collective in Brooklyn, New York, and is faculty in the Art Practice MFA Program at School of Visual Arts in New York.
This talk is part of a series of artist lectures accompanying Spectrum: 2017 UMBC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition on view at the CADVC November 2 – December 16.
Admission to the exhibition and the lectures is free. The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located in the Fine Arts Building. For more information call 410-455-3188.
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Image: Sarah G. Sharp, Whole Earth Systems: Creek, 2015, Inkjet print from digital collage, Edition of 5, 20″h x 30″w, photo courtesy of the artist