Sarah Soward's C.V.

Exhibitions

2022

  • Juried exhibition in two parts, Legends of the Moon
    1. Era Contemporary Gallery 
    Physical Exhibition at Tyler Arboretum
    Media, PA
    2. LUNAR CODEX
    Digital image of Luna is included in the time capsule that is going to the moon. “The Polaris Collection” is the payload in question associated with an Astrobotic Griffin/NASA VIPER mission, landing in the vicinity of the Lunar South Pole.

  • Group exhibition, Inclusion
    Desert Art Center Gallery
    Palm springs, CA
  • Juried exhibition, Open
    Camelback Gallery
    Virtual Exhibition, Gold Award of Excellence for Red Tara

  • Juried exhibition, Seascapes
    Light Space Time Gallery
    Virtual Exhibition, Special Merit Award for Crash Into Me

  • Juried exhibition, Women in Art
    Las Lagunas Art Gallery
    Virtual Exhibition

  • Juried exhibition, Artist Invitational
    Camelback Gallery
    Virtual Exhibition, Silver Award for Roar: Tiger in Profile

  • Juried exhibition, 12th Annual Animals
    Light Space Time Gallery
    Virtual Exhibition, Top 20 and Honorable Mention Award for Giraffe-itude

  • Juried exhibition, Open
    Light Space Time Gallery
    Virtual Exhibition, Special Merit Award for Locked

  • Juried exhibition, Open
    Light Space Time Gallery
    Virtual Exhibition, Special Recognition Award for Eris

  • Juried exhibition, Black and White
    Grey Cube Gallery
    Virtual Exhibition, Merit Award for 12 Pt. Font

  • Solo exhibition, Wild at Heart
    Virtual Exhibition

  • Group exhibition, Spring Into Wildlife
    Art Boss Collection
    Virtual Exhibition

2021

  • Juried exhibition, Textures
    Las Laguna Art Gallery
    Laguna Beach, CA

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

  • Solo exhibition, Tiny Birds 
    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

  • Virtual exhibition, Sarah Soward
    Artsy as presented by Kennedy Grace Gallery

  • 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!
    Exhibition 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

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

  • Rhinotopia Beginnings, art book

  • Terrene biannual art and literature publication, selected artist

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

  • “Sky Creature” painting featured in BBC Wildlife Magazine
  • “Sky Creature” painting featured in The Londonist
  • The Comprehensive Pocket Guide for the Badass Artist, contributing writer

  • “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