Sara Stern

b. 1989, New York, NY
Lives and works in New York, NY


2017 MFA Columbia University, Visual Arts Program, New York, NY
2012 BA Harvard University, Visual and Environmental Studies, Cambridge, MA


2018 Cheeky: Summer Butts, curated by Peter LaBier and Anthony Iacono, Marinaro Gallery, New York, NY
Foundation Vent, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

2017 Retreat, curated by Peter LaBier and Maggie Goldstone, Moms Gallery, New York, NY
Tropical Lab 11: Citation: Déjà Vu, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore Place of Heaven, CRUSH Curatorial, Amagansett, NY
In Response/The Arcades Project, curated by Chris Gartrell and Jenna Weiss, The Jewish Mu- seum, New York, NY
And and end, curated by Cheeyeon Park, Guastavino Room, St. Paul’s Chapel, New York, NY Columbia Thesis Exhibition, curated by Deborah Cullen, Lenfest Center for the Arts, New York, NY
THE TYRANNY OF COMMON SENSE HAS REACHED ITS FINAL STAGE, curated by Rirkrit Tira- vanija and Tomas Vu-Daniel, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY

2016 Studio Studio, Frame[o]ut-Festival, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna (screening)
Studio Studio, Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, NY (screening)
Studio Studio, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY (screening)
Studio Studio, AASFF Austrian American Short Film Festival, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY (screening)
Finished Goods Warehouse, curated by Natalie Bell, Pfizer Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY
First Year MFA Exhibition, curated by Amanda Parmer, Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
LOVE 2016, curated by Rachel Stern, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY

2014 Let’s Get Banausick!, curated by Gregor Spamsa, Find & Form Space, Boston, MA

2013 Sara Stern, Marina Abramović, Yoko Ono, and Lady Gaga Talk About Conversation, Enklave, Berlin, Germany (screening)

2012 Attached, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, MA


2016 Best Film in the category of Experimental and Conceptual, AASFF Austrian American Short Film Festival

2012 Harvard Office for the Arts Council Prize in Visual Arts David McCord Prize (Harvard University)

2011 Harvard College Research Program Summer Grant
Whitehill Prize for the Humane Letters and Arts (Harvard University)

2010 Harvard Office of International Programs Summer Grant


2018 Visual Artist Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA (2018-2019)

2017 Fountainhead Fellowship, Sculpture + Extended Media, Virginia Commonwealth University (2017-2018)
Tropical Lab 11, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

2012 Henry Russell Shaw Fellowship (2012-2013 purposeful travel in Berlin)

2010 Harvard Artist Development Fellowship


2014 “Brad Jones,” Catalogue Essay for Brad Jones, Sargent’s Daughters, October 2014
2013 “Still Moving,” Feature/monograph on Özlem Altin, frieze d/e, Issue 11, September/October

“Trisha Baga,” Review, frieze d/e, Issue 10, June-August 2013
“Assaf Gruber,” Review, frieze d/e, Issue 9, April/May 2013
“Katja Novitskova,” Review, frieze d/e, Issue 8, February – March 2013