|1979||Born in Albany, New York.|
|Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA|
|2006|| Masters of Fine Art, University of California at Berkeley
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
|2001||Bachelor of Fine Art, The San Francisco Art Institute|
|2011||Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA|
|2010||little by litte, CTRL Gallery, Houston, TX|
|2009|| Double Future, Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
MIDNIGHT MISSION, Curated by Aram Moshayedi, an off-site installation for the California Biennial, Five Thirty Three Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
YOU AURORA BOREALIS ME, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
As if only as atmosphere, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
|2006||I Believe We Are Believers, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA|
|2005||A River of Ifs, Queens Nails Annex, San Francisco, CA|
|2004||The Tree Outside, San Francisco Art Commission, San Francisco, CA|
|2003||Epigram on being alone: A golden willow hits you on the head, Lucky Tackle Gallery, Oakland, CA
A Thread it did not own was released, Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA
|2001||elephant juice/i love you, The LAB Annex, San Francisco, CA|
|2011||Two Schools of Cool, Curated by Sarah Bancroft, Orange County Museum of Art, Orange County, CA|
|2010||Fade to Black, Curated by Rachel Gugelberger and Jeffrey Walkowiak, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
Quartet, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
|2009||Rebecca Morris and Sarah Cain, Curated by Nancy Meyer, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA|
|2008||California Biennial, Curated by Lauri Firstenberg, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Landscapes for Frankenstein, Curted by Rachel Gugelberger and Jeffrey Walkowiak, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
Raw Boundaries, KN Gallery, Chicago, IL
California Dreamin', Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
|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, Curated by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, 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, Curated by Manu Park, Busan, Korea
The Flaming Sword of Truth, MFA Exhibition, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
|2005||The Sleight of Hand: The Artist's Touch, Lincart, San Francisco, CA
Murphy & Cadogan Fellowship Award Show, San Francisco Art Commission, San Francisco, CA
Book of Small, Open Space, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Bay Area Bazaar, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
Simple Hearts, AF Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden
Space is the Place, The Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
|2004||Blue in Green, Herons Head Park, San Francisco, CA|
|2003||Makeshift World, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Place-specific Works, 21 Grand, Oakland, CA
Group Show, The Sickle, Providence, RI
What we saw when we got there, The Lab, San Francisco, CA
|2002||Brilliant Pebbles, Kunst PLUS, Düsseldorf, Germany
Fly Away, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
|2001||REFERENCE CHECK number one, San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA
Group Show, The Smell, Los Angeles, CA
|2000||short cuts, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
SF Drawing Show, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
Hand to Mouth, Blue Books, San Francisco, CA
|1999||Contemporary Drawing Show, Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY|
|SELECTED AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS|
|2007||The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
The Djerassi Resident Artists Program
|2006||Affiliate Artist, Headlands Center for the Arts SECA Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art|
|2005||Demonstration Grant, University of California Institute of Research in the Arts; Murphy & Cadogan Fellowship|
|2002||John Anson Kittredge Fellowship|
|2000||Institute of International Education, Travel Fellowship|
Bernard Osher Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute
Schmidt Family Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute
Tully, J. "Art Basel Miami Beach Gets Youthful Infusion". ARTINFO.com, December 2.
aia staff. "Miami, Miami, Miami". Art in America Magazine, December 1.
Morgenthaler, Daniel. "Spiegel und Ei". Tagesanzeiger, September 24 - 30.
"Sarah Cain: Double Future". Artline 10, Kunstmagazine, September
Latimer, Quinn. "Bright Lights and Night Swimming." Artinfo.com , September 1.
"Sarah Cain: Double Future/ Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Galerie," Interview by Olga Stefan, Vernissage.tv, September 2
Cornell, Lauren, Massimiliano Gioni and Laura Hoptman, eds. Younger Than Jesus Artist Directory, New Museum & Phaidon Press: 72.
|2008|| "In conversation with Jens Hoffmann." 2008 California Biennial. Ed. Karen Jacobson. Newport Beach: Orange County Museum of Art. 64-67.
Rosenberg, Karen. "Landscapes for Frankenstein." The New York Times, Art in Review, August 1.
|2007||Benedetti, Christine. "Like Color...," Time Out Denver, 9 - 15 February 2007: 14, cover image.
Brenneman, Christine. "Big bold and bright." Marin Independent Journal, 30 January: D1-D2, cover image.
McDowell,Tara. "Sarah Cain." 2006 Seca Art Award. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2007.
Janku, Laura Richard. "San Francisco 2006 SECA Art Award: Sarah Cain, Kota Ezawa, Amy Francheschini, Mitzi Pederson, Leslie Shows at SFMOMA." art ltd , March: 22.
MacMillan, Kyle. "Color makes a comeback in this Aspen show." The Denver Post, 30 March: 1FF and 7FF.
Ruiz, Alma. "Juror's Comments." New American Paintings: Juried Exhibitions-In-Print 73,Volume 13, Issue 6: 4-5, 32-35.
|2006||Buuck, David. "Sarah Cain at Anthony Meier Fine Arts." Artweek, November, Volume 37, Issue 9: 12-13, Cover image.
Orden, Abraham. "San Francisco Days." ArtNet magazine, 11 October http://www.artnet.com/magazineus/reviews/orden/orden10-11-06.asp
Feinstein, Lea. "Art Beat." SF Weekly, 27 May: 41.
A Tale of Two Cities: Busan-Seoul/Seoul-Busan. Busan Biennale, 2006: 156-157.
Baker, Kenneth. "Art Notes." San Francisco Chronicle, 16 May 2006: E2.
Cash, Stephanie. "Report From San Francisco II; New and Now." Art in America, January.
|2005||Schaefer, Carey Ann. Book of Small. Vancouver: Canadian Council for the Arts, 2005.|
|2004||Knobel, Kyle. "Interview with Sarah Cain." Record/Play, April: 8 -11.|
|2003||Westbrook, Lindsey. "Sarah Cain: New Work." SF Bay Guardian, 5 February: 79.
Buuck, David. "What We Saw When We Got There at The Lab." Artweek, March.