Sarah Awad
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Education
2011     MFA Painting, University of California, Los Angeles
2007     BFA, Art Center College of Design
2003     BA Mathematics, Claremont McKenna College

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2015     Gate Paintings, Diane Rosenstein, Los Angeles, CA
2013     Sarah Awad: The Women, Diane Rosenstein, Los Angeles, CA
2012     Transference and Speculation, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA.
2011     Instruments of Culture, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016     Beyond the Gaze: Women Painting Women, Garis & Hahn, New York, NY
             In the Footsteps of the Masters , Dryansky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             Obversations, Long Beach City College Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2015     Angels With Dirty Faces (curated by Artra Curatorial), Hilger Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
             At First You Don't Succeed (curated by Robert Wechsler), CCS Gallery, UCSB, Santa
             Barbara, CA
2014     Sargent’s Daughters, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY
             Are Friends Electric, Act I (curated by Manual History Machines), Fellows of
             Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
             Are Friends Electric, Act II (curated by Manual History Machines), Peggy Phelps
             and East Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
2013     Rogue Wave '13 (15 Artists From Los Angeles), La Louver, Venice, CA
             First Anniversary Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture and Photographs, Diane Rosenstein,
             Los Angeles, CA
             Paradox Maintenance Technicians, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2012     Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant Recipients, CUE Art Foundation, NY, NY
             Alpaca: Figure, Form, Abstraction, A Traveling Group Exhibition, BB Galerie,
             Berlin, Germany; 1k Projects Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Rhizome Galerie,
             Paris, France
             Ground Control, 5790projects. Los Angeles, CA
             Seven Young LA Painters, George Lawson Gallery. Culver City, CA
2010     Liberty Control, RaiR. Rotterdam, the Netherlands
             New Insight. Art Chicago/NEXT. Chicago, IL
2009     Praxis International, Miami, FL

Awards
2011     Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant recipient
2008     MFA NOW International Painting Competition award winner
2008     Harvey Fellow

Residency
2010    Stitching Kaus Australis. Rotterdam, Netherlands

Selected Bibliography
2015      Johnson, Grant, “Reviews in Brief”, Modern Painters, December 2015 Issue, pp 109
             Moffitt, Evan, "Exhibition Review", Art in America, November 2015 issue
             Williams, Maxwell, "Sarah Awad Locks Us Out and Lets Us In with her Lush Gate Paintings",                    Artsy Editorial, October 6, 2015
             Brumer, Andy, "Sarah Awad: Gate Paintings", ArtScene, September 2015
2014     Harper’s Magazine, Readings, October issue
             Luxe Magazine, State of the Art: Q & A with Anthony Barzilay Freund and Mallory Evans,
             Spring 2014 issue, pp. 15
             Wood, Eve, Review Sarah Awad: The Women, Art Ltd, January/February issue
             Ramos, Jason, Literally Figurative: Sarah Awad, New American Paintings, February 26
2013     Pagel, David, Nude Women but with Attitude, Los Angeles Times, October 30
             Moore, Catlin and Gardocki, Matthew, Emergent Presence, Fresh Faces in Art: 8 LA Artists You
             Should Know, Fabrik Magazine, issue 22
             Pate, Christopher, L.A. in the Summer, Installation Magazine, August issue
             Moore, Catlin, Rogue Wave 2013 at L.A. Louver, Daily Serving, August 15
             Pagel, David, Art Review: Rogue Wave is at L.A. Louver is a micro-biennial at its best, Los
             Angeles Times, August 2
2012     Langer, Erin, Unsolved Collections: The Paintings of Sarah Awad’s Transference and
             Speculation, New American Paintings, November 30
             Ollman, Leah, Art Review: Seven Young Los Angeles Painters I like at George Lawson,
             Los Angeles Times, March 1
2011     Langer, Erin, The Atmosphere of Painted Spaces: Sarah Awad and Storm Tharp, New American
             Paintings, September 9