Sarah Greene Reed is a multimedia artist living and working in Austin, Texas.  She studied visual art at the North Carolina School of the Arts, received a BFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design, a certificate in American Arts from the Sotheby’s Institute, and completed coursework in photography and digital media at the SPEOS Institute in Paris and the University of Houston.

Sarah developed her own digital collage technique, which can be applied to fine art, design, and illustration work. Her artwork has been exhibited internationally and is in collections such as The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, The Morris Museum of Art, Vinson & Elkins LLP, and Capital One Corporate Headquarters.  Commercially, her work has been purchased by the FX Network and Columbia Pictures.

 

Photo by Shaun Stewart, The Daily Texan

Born in Durham, NC, 1972
Currently lives in Austin, TX

education
2002-03
MFA studies, University of Houston, Houston, TX
1995-96
Graduate Certificate, The American Arts Course, Sotheby’s Institute, New York, NY
1990-94
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1993
Independent Study, SPEOS Photography Institute, Paris, France
1990
Independent Study, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
1990
High School / Visual Arts Major, North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC


solo and two-person exhibitions
2012
“Sarah Greene Reed”, Beeville Art Museum, Beeville, TX
2011 
“Sarah Greene Reed and Virginia Fleck”, AgavePrint, Austin, TX
2010
“dot dot dot”, Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
2010
“Sarah Greene Reed:  On the Dot and Gladys Poorte”, D Berman Gallery, Houston, TX
2009
“Sarah Greene Reed:  A Survey”, Lewis Art Gallery, Millsaps College, Jackson, MS
2008
“a lotta bit”, Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
2007
“Sarah Greene Reed and Shawn Smith”, D Berman Gallery, Austin, TX
2006
“Featured Artist”, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX                 
2005
“Bittersweet”, Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
“Recent Work”, National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, NC
2003
“Recent Work”, The Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX                   
“New Work”, Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
1993 
“Armada”, Red Eye Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1992 
“Sarah Reed and Geoff Clow”, 101 Union Street, Providence, RI
1990 
“Sarah Reed”, Visual Arts Gallery, North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC

group exhibitions
2014
"Luck of the Draw", DiverseWorks, Houston, TX
2013 
"E.A.S.T. Exhibition", Metropolitan Gallery, Austin, TX
"5 Rooms, 5 Photographers", Guthrie Contemporary, New Orleans, LA
2010
“Moody Gallery 35th Anniversary Exhibition”, Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
“New Southern Photography”, The Ogden Museum of Southern  Art, New Orleans, LA
“5x7 Art Splurge and Exhibition”, Arthouse, Austin, TX
2008    
“Sarah Greene Reed, James Tisdale & Sydney Yeager”, Gatehouse Gallery, Austin Museum of Art at Laguna Gloria, Austin, TX
2007    
“D Berman Gallery:  Group Show”, Beeville Art Museum, Beeville, TX
“Red Hot Red Dot”, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX
2006    
“Red Hot Red Dot”, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX
“Collectors X 3”, Art League Houston, Houston, TX, Curator:  Clint Willour, Director of the Galveston Arts Center
“Heat”, D Berman Gallery, Austin, TX
“5x7 Art Splurge and Exhibition”, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX
2005    
“Red Hot Red Dot”, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX
"The New Orleans Triennial:  A Southern Perspective on Prints", New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA;  Juror:  Marilyn Kushner, Curator of Prints and Drawings, Brooklyn Museum of Art
"5x7 Art Splurge and Exhibition", Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX
"The Natural World", Beeville Art Museum, Beeville, TX
“Texas Photographic Society Juried Membership Exhibition”, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX;  Juror:  Clint Willour, Director, Galveston Arts Center, Honorable Mention
“Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2005”, Williams Tower, Houston, TX, Juror:  Dominic Molon, Associate Curator, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Chicago, IL, Honorable Mention
2004      
“Home and Garden”, Fotofest, Houston, TX
“Red Hot Red Dot”, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX
“Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2004”, Williams Tower,
Houston, TX, Juror:  Jennifer Gross, Curator of Contemporary Art, Yale Univ. Art Gallery
2003      
“Recent Acquisitions”, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX
“For the Person Who Has Everything:  The Store”, Negative Space Gallery, Houston, TX
“Miniatures”, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston, TX
“Photography Graduates Open House”, University of Houston, Houston, TX
2002      
“Annual Student Show”, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX
“Photography Graduates Open House”, University of Houston, Houston, TX
“Juried Membership Exhibition”, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX; Juror:  Anne Wilkes Tucker, Curator of Photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2001       
“Juried Membership Exhibition”, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX; Juror:  Clint Willour, Director, Galveston Arts Center
“The Big Show”, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX;  Juror:  Randy Sommer, Co-Founder and Co-Director, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles
1999        
“One Night Hang”, Epixenter Gallery, Houston, TX
1998        
“One Night Hang”, Epixenter Gallery, Houston, TX
 “Control:  Works on Paper”, Stephen F. Austin State University Gallery, Nacogdoches, TX; Curators:  Shelley Gibson and Todd Lucas
1996         
“Dia de Los Muertos”, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
“Women in Art”, Judy Youens Gallery, Houston, TX (4 person exhibition)
“Juried Membership Exhibition”, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX; Juror:  Vince Aletti, Critic, The Village Voice
“The Big Show”, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX;  Juror:  Don Bacigalupi, Director, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston
1994         
“Senior Invitiational”, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI;  Curators:  James Hall and Mark Moscone
“Picture Him / Picture Her”, Dyer Street Art Space, Providence, RI; Curator:  Tia Shin
1993          
“Photography Department Junior Exhibition”, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
“Photography Department Biennial”, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design
1990          
“Photography Department Summer Exhibition”, 66 5th Avenue, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
“Censorship Show”, Visual Arts Gallery, North Carolina School of the Arts,  Winston-Salem, NC;  Curator:  Clyde Fowler

awards, honors & features                
2013             
Artwork featured on Sony Pictures’ “The Smurfs 2” movie
2012             
Artwork featured on HGTV’s “Property Brothers” television show              
2011              
Artwork featured on Sony Pictures’ “The Smurfs” movie
2008            
Artwork featured on FX Network’s “Damages” television show
2008            
Finalist, The Hunting Art Prize, Houston, TX
2005            
Honorable Mention, Texas Photographic Society Membership Exhibition, Galveston, TX; Juror:  Clint Willour, Director, Galveston Arts Center
Honorable Mention, The Assistance League Celebrates Texas Art 2005, Houston, TX; Juror:  Dominic Molon, Associate Curator, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Chicago, IL
2004             
Honorable Mention, The Assistance League Celebrates Texas Art 2004, Houston, TX
2002            
Honorable Mention, Houston Center for Photography Fellowship Competition, Houston, TX

teaching experience
2014              
“Sketchbook:  SPAIN”, offered by D*Lux Travel
2013               
“Head West, Unplug & Recharge Retreat”, Art and Yoga Teacher
2012               
“College in Venice with Sarah Greene Reed”, offered by D*Lux Travel
2010                
Photoshop Artist Mentor, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, Austin, TX
2006-08         
Faculty, Digital Media and Collage, The Art School of the Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX
1994                
Guest Photography Teacher, Hope High School, Providence, RI
1993                
Assistant for Photography I and Video I, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

artist talks
2012                
Beeville Art Museum, Beeville, TX
2010                
Gallery Talk, D Berman Gallery, Austin, TX
2009               
Visiting Artist Presentation, Millsaps College, Jackson, MS
2008               
Visiting Alumni Presentation, North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC
2007               
Gallery Talk, D Berman Gallery, Austin, TX
2004               
Slide Jam, “Home and Garden Exhibition”, FotoFest, Houston, TX
Guest Artist, McNay Museum Collectors Forum (of San Antonio, TX)
2003                
Visiting Artist, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
Looking at Art, Moody Gallery, Houston, TX
1997                 
Looking at Art, Judy Youens Gallery, Houston, TX
Juried Membership Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
1990                 
Visiting Student Photographer, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY


collections
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX
Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
AT&T Collection, San Antonio, TX
The Crossings, Austin, TX
Weingarten Realty Management Company, Houston, TX
Jones Day, Houston, TX
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams and Martin, Houston, TX
1400 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX
Capital One Corporate Headquarters, McLean, VA
Vinson & Elkins LLP, Houston, TX
Charter Title, Houston, TX
StatOil, Houston, TX
The Austonian, Austin, TX
Callaway Villas, College Station, TX
Callaway Villas, Austin, TX
Giancarlo Esposito, Austin, TX


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