SARAH WERTZBERGER

 b. 1980

 lives and works in Portland, Oregon

 

EDUCATION

2013       MFA in Textiles, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2003      BFA in Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2002      Center for Arts and Culture, Aix-en-Provence, France, Studio Arts Program

 

EXPERIENCE

2017     Adjunct Faculty,  Teaching Intro to Weaving and Digital Weaving (On the TC2 Jacquard Loom), Oregon College of Art and Craft

2017     MFA Graduate Committee Chair, Oregon College of Art and Craft

2017     MFA Graduate Student Mentor, The Applied Craft and Design program, Pacific Northwest College of Art/Oregon College of Art and Craft

2013  – Present  Material Designer, Nike

2013     Instructor, The Woven Rug, RISD Winter-session

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018    Material Turn, Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology at Concordia University (forthcoming). Montreal, Quebec.

2017    Abstraction in Art Since 1950: Modern and Contemporary Selections from the Collection, group exhibition, RISD Museum, Providence, RI.

2017    Woonwinkel Ceramic Pop up

2017, 2016 Nike Design Pop - up, Portland, OR

2013    Textile MFA Show, The Design Center, New York, NY

2013    MFA Thesis Exhibition, Convention Center, Providence, RI

2012    Textile MFA Show, The Design Center, New York, NY

2012    Designing Traditions, Asian Gallery, RISD Museum, Providence, RI

2011     Content and Context, Textiles Biennial Show, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

2011     Lawrence Art Auction, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS

 

AWARDS

2013       Shortlist - Toby Devan Lewis Award, Rhode Island School of Design

2002      Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale at Norfolk Painting Program, Yale University School of Art

 

LECTURES

2017,  Oregon College of Art and Craft

 

RESIDENCIES

2018  TC2 Jacquard Artist Residency, Oregon College of Art and Craft

2017   Haystack, Open Studio Residency

2016 - 2017  The Weaving Mill, Chicago,  2016-2017

2016    AZ West, Encampment, Joshua Tree CA

2002   Yale at Norfolk Painting Program

 

COLLECTIONS

RISD MUSEUM OF ART, SW/TWM Blanket Collaboration