Sarah Soward's C.V.

Exhibitions

2021

  • Juried international exhibition, DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year 2021
    David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation
    Virtual exhibition

  • Solo exhibition, Sarah Soward (April 2020–2021)
    Kennedy Grace Gallery
    Long Beach, CA

  • Group Exhibition, ART.HAPPENS (February 2021)
    Crashspace and Fun-A-Day LA
    Virtual exhibition with gather.town

  • Group Exhibition, Call and Response—Collaboration at a Distance No. 13
    Shoebox Arts 
    Virtual exhibition 

2020

  • Solo exhibition, Sarah Soward (April 2020–2021)
    Kennedy Grace Gallery
    Long Beach, CA

  • Multidisciplinary publication, Days of Solitude
    Art and literature webzine based in Long Beach, CA
    Virtual publication/exhibition

  • Duo exhibition, Rebecca Ney and Sarah Soward (February–April)
    Kennedy Grace Gallery
    Long Beach, CA

  • Group Exhibition, Fun-A-Day LA
    Long Beach, CA

  • Group Exhibition, This is a Jar for your F****s
    Embark Gallery, organized by Carmina Eliason
    San Francisco, CA

2019

  • 9th Biennial Long Beach Mid-City Studio Tour
    Long Beach, CA

  • Long Beach Open Studio Tour 2019 (LBOST)
    Long Beach, CA

2018

  • Juried international exhibition, Artists4Rhino
    The accepted work was selected to travel with the exhibition
    Teatro di Milano
    Milan, Italy

  • Selected works from public art installation, Rabbitville
    Chuck Jones Gallery
    San Diego, CA

  • Long Beach Open Studio Tour 2018 (LBOST)
    Long Beach, CA

2017

  • Juried international exhibition, DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year 2017
    Mall Galleries
    London, UK

  • International conceptual exhibition, Biennial 2017
    The Museum of Non-Visible Art
    Skelf

  • Juried group exhibition, Hop-Up Gallery for Rabbitville
    (featured artist on Saturday, 7/22/17)
    453 5th Ave, San Diego, CA

  • Group exhibition, Bright Lights
    Art Unites at Kensington Club
    San Diego, CA

  • Art Festival, Mission Federal ArtWalk
    Little Italy, San Diego, CA

  • Juried group exhibition
    Hype at The Studio Door
    San Diego, CA

  • Public art installations, Rabbitville
    Gaslamp District,
    San Diego, CA

  • Group show, Prismatic: Rainbow
    Iron Fist
    San Diego, CA

  • Art Festival, Art Around Adams
    Adams Avenue
    San Diego, CA

  • Group show, Prismatic: Orange
    Iron Fist
    San Diego, CA

  • Group show, Prismatic: Blue
    Iron Fist
    San Diego, CA

  • Art Fest, Grub-a-Dub Sunday's
    Mercado Del Barrio in Barrio Logan
    San Diego, CA

  • Fundraising group exhibition, FIGMENT
    San Diego, CA

  • Group show, Homes for the Homeless/No Place like Home
    Expressive Arts
    San Diego, CA

  • Group show, Prismatic: Green
    Iron Fist
    San Diego, CA

  • Group show, Small Works!
    at Bar Basic by Thumbprint Gallery
    San Diego, CA

  • Group show, Pancakes and Booze
    59 Degrees
    San Diego, CA

2016

  • SiSoDraft Collaboration, Contralateral Eye
    Buunni
    New York, New York

  • Juried international exhibition, Artists4Rhino
    The accepted work was selected to travel with the exhibition
    Bologna, Italy

  • Art Festival, Art Around Adams
    Adams Avenue
    San Diego, CA

  • Juried international exhibition, Artists4Rhino
    The accepted work was selected to travel with the exhibition
    Castello di Vigevano,
    Italy

  • Juried exhibition, Art Ark Gallery
    San Jose, CA

  • Juried exhibition, In Good Company
    Bankhead Theater Gallery
    Livermore, CA

  • Silicon Valley Open Studios (SVOS)
    San Mateo, CA

  • Maui Open Studios (MOS),
    Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center
    Maui, HI

2015

  • Juried international exhibition, Artists4Rhino,
    The accepted work was selected to travel with the exhibition
    Castello di Momeliano, Piacenza, Italy
    Palermo, Italy

  • Individual exhibition, Colorful Creatures
    Highland Partners Boutique Real Estate Offices
    Piedmont, CA

  • Individual exhibition, Debut of Stellae Errantes/Wandering Stars
    (Elephant Paintings for the 21st Century)

    Makai Gallery, Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art
    Hilo, HI

  • Juried international exhibition, DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year 2015 
    Mall Galleries
    London, UK

  • Juried exhibition, Double X
    Valkarie Gallery
    Denver, CO

  • Individual exhibition, Preview of Stellae Errantes/Wandering Stars
    Claremont Art Studios
    San Mateo, CA

  • Individual exhibition, Stellae Errantes and Selected Work
    Highland Partners
    Piedmont, CA

  • San Mateo County Fair,
    1st and 2nd Place in Surrealism,
    San Mateo, CA

  • Group exhibition, Chillin' Productions Exhibition,
    Mezzanine
    San Francisco, CA

  • First Friday Open Studio events, On-going,
    Claremont Art Studios
    San Mateo, CA

  • Silicon Valley Open Studios (SVOS)
    San Mateo and Los Gatos, CA

  • Maui Open Studios (MOS),
    Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center
    Maui, HI

  • MOS Preview Exhibition
    Maui Tropical Plantation
    Maui, HI

2014

  • Juried international exhibition, Artists4Rhino,
    Museo di Storia Naturale
    Genoa, Italy

  • Juried exhibition, tiny
    STUDIO Gallery
    San Francisco, CA

  • Juror and Featured Artist, Claremont Art Studios Art Market
    Claremont Art Studios
    San Mateo, CA

  • Juried national exhibition, 30th Annual Juried Show for the National Society of Artists,
    Art League of Baytown Art Center
    Baytown, TX

  • Juried exhibition, Landscapes, Seascapes, and Urbanscapes,
    Pacific Art League
    Palo Alto, CA

  • Solo exhibition, Colorful Creatures,
    City Arts of San Mateo Gallery
    San Mateo, CA

  • Juried national exhibition, Animals 2014,
    Light, Space, and Time Online Gallery
    Special Merit Award

  • Group exhibition, Chillin' Productions Anniversary Finale,
    Mezzanine
    San Francisco, CA

  • Solo exhibition, Rhinotopia® and New Work,
    Cheap Pete's Frame Store
    San Mateo, CA

  • Juried public art exhibition, Gallery Walls, Downtown Art Project,
    30' projections of Rhinotopia®
    San Mateo, CA

  • Duo exhibition, Animals and Archetypes,
    550 Bryant
    San Francisco, CA

  • San Mateo County Fair,
    2nd Place and Honorable Mention in Surrealism,
    Honorable Mention in Wildlife Painting
    San Mateo, CA

  • First Friday Open Studio events, On-going,
    Claremont Art Studios
    San Mateo, CA

  • Juried exhibition, Factor XX,
    Jennifer and Philip DiNapoli Gallery
    San Jose, CA

  • Silicon Valley Open Studios,
    Claremont Art Studios
    San Mateo, CA

  • Group exhibition, Saratoga Library SVOS Preview Exhibition 
    Saratoga, CA

  • Group exhibition, San Jose Bridge Club SVOS Preview Exhibition 
    Campbell, CA

  • Maui Open Studios,
    Sacred Garden
    Maui, HI

2013

  • Juried international exhibition, DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year 2013 
    Mall Galleries
    London, UK

  • Group exhibition, A Million Little Pictures 
    Art House
    NY, LA, touring show

  • Claremont Art Studios Open Studio,
    San Mateo, CA

  • Juried exhibition, Hawai’i Ne’i,
    Wailoa Center Gallery
    Hilo, HI

  • Featured artist, The Wild Life,
    One Gallery
    Hilo, HI

  • Juried exhibition, 37th Annual Fall Arts Exhibition,
    Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art, Hilo, HI

  • Juried exhibition, Collaborations,
    Wailoa Center Gallery
    Hilo, HI

  • Juried exhibition, WonderlandSF Anniversary,
    WonderlandSF Gallery
    San Francisco, CA

  • Individual exhibition, Rhinotopia®,
    Mauka & Makai Galleries
    East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, HI

2012

  • Group exhibition, EHCC Member Show,
    East Hawaii Cultural Center
    Hilo, HI

  • Supporting artist for Beastmaster# 
    60 Rausch
    San Francisco, CA

  • Group exhibition with Chillin’ Productions 
    Mezzanine
    San Francisco, CA

  • Juried exhibition, Dimensions of Love,
    East Hawaii Cultural Center
    Hilo, HI

  • Juried exhibition, EHCC Spring Art Show,
    East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, HI

  • Juried exhibition La Jungla,
    WonderlandSF
    San Francisco, CA

2011

  • Group exhibitions with Chillin’ Productions,
    San Francisco, CA

  • Group multimedia public art piece for Doors to Nowhere,
    San Francisco, CA

  • San Mateo County Fair 
    3rd Place for Wildlife Painting
    San Mateo, CA

  • Juried exhibition, Swankety Swank Art Collective,
    San Francisco, CA

2010

  • Group exhibition at BAVC 
    San Francisco, CA

  • Group exhibition at Sub-Mission Gallery 
    San Francisco, CA

2009

  • Group exhibition with Art WorkSF 
    San Francisco, CA

  • Group exhibition at Six by Six art gallery 
    New York, NY

2008

  • Group exhibition with Art House 
    Atlanta, GA

  • Individual exhibition Divine Being
    The Lighthouse Community Center
    Hayward, CA

2007

  • Group exhibition with Chillin’ Productions 
    San Francisco, CA

  • Group exhibition at Pantheacon 
    San Jose, CA

2006

  • Group exhibition with Art WorkSF 
    San Francisco, CA

  • Juried exhibition at the Boontling Gallery 
    San Francisco, CA

2005 and Earlier

  • 2003–2005 Group exhibitions with Chillin’ Productions 
    San Francisco, CA

  • 2004 Juried exhibition, Gift
    by Altruity.com
    San Francisco, CA

  • 2002–2004 Group exhibitions with The Muse Studios
    various locations
    Bay Area, CA

  • 2002 Group exhibition at 111 Minna 
    San Francisco, CA

  • 2002 Open Studio
    Marin, CA

  • 2001 Individual exhibition at Acabello Salon 
    San Francisco, CA

  • 1999–2001 Various individual exhibitions at Papalote 
    San Francisco, CA

  • 1998–2002 Various group and individual exhibitions at the
    California College of the Arts, Oakland and San Francisco, CA

  • 1997 and earlier Various group and individual exhibitions in the United States and Germany

Current Galleries

  • Kennedy Grace Gallery, Long Beach, CA

  • Dreams of Paradise Gallery, Hilo, HI

  • Jungle Love, Pahoa, HI

  • Jungle Love, Hilo, HI

Museums

  • International conceptual show, Biennial 2017
    The Museum of Non-Visible Art, Skelf

  • Solo exhibition at the EHCC: Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art, Hilo, HI, 2015

  • Group exhibition at the Museo di Storia Naturale, Genoa, Italy, 2014

  • Work in the collection of the Churchill Downs Derby Museum, Louisville, KY, 1995

Articles And Press Releases

Select Catalogs Online

  • DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year Exhibition 2017
    Issuu, DWSF site

  • DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year Exhibition 2015
    Issuu

Publications: Art And Creative Writing

  • Terrene biannual art and literature publication, selected artist

  • Days of Solitude, selected artist
  • Self-Portraits of the Apocalypse: Shelter-in-Place

  • The Comprehensive Pocket Guide for the Badass Artist, contributing writer

  • Rhinotopia®: Beginnings (1st Edition. 2nd Edition is in prgress.)

  • “Yellow Sadness” in The Colors of Life

  • “Einstein’s Daughters” review for Gilded Serpent Webzine

  • “White Out Wedding” for Gilded Serpent Webzine

  • Featured as a performer in California 24/7

Education

  • California College of the Arts
    BFA in Painting & Drawing, 2002

Curator/Co-Curator:

  • Claremont Art Studios First Friday Featured Artist exhibitions 2014, 2015

  • Claremont Art Studios Art Market 2014

  • CCA’s Women’s Caucus Association Show

  • Guerilla Girls lecture presented by the Women’s Caucus Association at CCA

  • The Muse Studio’s “Glub Glub–A Show About Fish” at The 1923 Tea House

  • “The Muse” group show at Chevil Ate’ Theatre

  • Various fundraisers for The Pagan Alliance

Exhibition Juror:

  • 15th Annual City Arts of San Mateo High School Arts Recogntion Program
    City Arts of San Mateo, 2015

  • First Friday Guest Artist Juror
    Claremont Art Studios, 2014–2015

  • Claremont Art Studios Art Market
    Claremont Art Studios, 2014