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Biography

Sarah Cain (b. 1979) lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. Cain received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2006 from The San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco, CA. She then received a Masters of Fine Art degree in 2006 from the University of California at Berkeley, CA.

 

Cain is a recipient of the 2011 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant; the 2008 Durfee Grant; the 2007 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant; and the 2006 SECA Art Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. 

 

Cain's solo institutional exhibitions include a site-specific installation at Elk Camp, in collaboration with Aspen Art Museum, Aspen CO; Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Museum of Contemporary Art Raleigh, Raleigh, NC; Museum of Contemporary Art San Deigo, La Jolla, CA; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum Bloom Projects, Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Recent group exhibitions include Take Up Space, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH; Platforms, Armory Art Fair, New York, NY; Artwork for Bedrooms, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA; Surface Work, Victoria Miro, London, UK; Jump Ball, Dio Horos, Mykonos, Greece; Holdings: Selections From MCASD’S Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2016; Contemporary Collection, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX, 2016; Surrogates, Griffin Art Projects, Vancouver, BC, 2016; Variations: Conversations In And Around Abstract Painting, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA, 2015; I was a double, Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, NY, 2014; and IN __ WE TRUST: Art and Money, Columbus Museum of Art, OH, 2014.

 

Selected public collections include Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, TX; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY; Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC; The Margulies Collection, Miami, FL; Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL; Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga, NY; UBS Art Collection; and the Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK.