Born: Kingston, Pennsylvania
Lives: Brooklyn, New York

EDUCATION

MFA Photography, Video and Related Media, 2002, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York
BFA Studio Art/Photography, Art History Minor, 1998, Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pennsylvania

SOLO   EXHIBITIONS

2 0 1 0
Beyond the Horizon, Eagle Nest Gallery, Nazareth, Pennsylvania

2 0 0 9
Beyond the Horizon, Applewood, Brooklyn, New York

2 0 0 8
Beyond the Horizon, Oliver Wolcott Library, Litchfield, Connecticut

2 0 0 7
Beyond the Horizon, North Hall Gallery at Splashlight Studios, New York, New York
Beyond the Horizon, LITM, Jersey City, New Jersey

SELECTED   GROUP   EXHIBITIONS

2 0 0 9
Translucent Threads, Broadway Gallery, New York, New York

2 0 0 8
Young Emerging Artists, Lana Santorelli Gallery, New York, New York
Represent Brooklyn, TRA Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2 0 0 7
Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artist’s Space, New York, New York
Group Show #15, Humble Arts Foundation, Virtual Gallery

2 0 0 6
Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, New York
New ’06, Nurturing the Edge, CUE Art Foundation, New York, New York
Transformations, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists 499 Van Brunt Street Pier, Brooklyn, New York
Not to Scale, Target Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, Virginia
Photo Image '06, Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Generations V, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, New York
The Square Foot Show, Art Gotham, New York, New York

2 0 0 5
Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, New York
The Studio, David Allen Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2 0 0 4
Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, California
Sunday Afternoon, MatCh-Art Virtual Gallery
Composition in Hi-Fi, David Allen Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Bird’s-eye View, Look Up, Look Down, Get Close, Fly Low, Spring-3D Magazine, Brooklyn, New York

2 0 0 2
SVA MFA Photography and Related Media Thesis Show, White Box, New York, New York

2 0 0 1
Salon Style: An Exhibition of Photography, Winkelman Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Postcard Print Exchange, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

1 9 9 9
Photography 1999, Nexus Gallery, New York, New York

1 9 9 8
Nude/Naked: An Examination of the Human Form, Union Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1 9 9 7
Georgetown Annual International Art Exhibition, Fraser Gallery, Washington, D.C.

AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

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Vermont Studio Center Residency Grant

2 0 0 8
Honorable Mention, PX3 2008, Prix de La Photographie Paris

2 0 0 6
Juror’s Distinction Award, Photo Image ’06, Jurors: Ray Metzker and Ruth Thorne-Thomsen.

SELECTED  BIBLIOGRAPHY

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Sakhenko, Slava. “Wight and Wainwright.” Away on Business Weblog. www.aonb.blogspot.com. 25 May 2007.

Garcia-Guzman, Miguel. “Sara Wight.” [EV +/-] Exposure Compensation of Photography and Photographers. www.exposurecompensation.com. 18 May 2007.

Sherwin, Brian. “Weekly Featured Artist.” Weekly Featured Art. www.myartspace.com. 15 December 07.

Cohlberg, JM. “Sara Wight.” Concientious Weblog. www.jmcolberg.com. 5 May 2007.

Birmingham, Mary. “Beyond the Horizon, Photographs by Sara Wight.” The Jersey Journal, 13 April 2007.

“Photo-Image ‘06.” Philadelphia City Paper, 13, April, 2006.