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Alison Saar
1956 Born in Los Angeles, CA.
1978 BA, Scripps College, Claremont, CA.
1981 MFA, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA.
Alison Saar
Selected Collections
Baltimore Art Museum, Baltimore, MD.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
High Museum, Atlanta Georgia
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO.
Newark Art Museum, Newark, NJ.
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA.
Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY.
Trenton Museum, Trenton NJ.
Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA.
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.
Frederik Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.
Harold Washington Library, Chicago, IL.
Peter Norton Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.
The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archives, Cement and Visual Poetry, Miami, FL.
Public: Metro Transit Authority, Metro North 125th Station (1991).
Private: Carnation Incorporated, Los Angeles, CA.
McDonald's, Minneapolis, MN.
Prudential Bache, New York, NY.
Phillip Morris, New York, NY.
Selected One-Person Exhibitions

"Post(teriors)", Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York, NY

"Alison Saar", Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2000 "Body Politics: The Female Image in Luba Art and the Sculpture of Alison Saar," The UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, Los Angeles, CA, November 13 through May 13, 2000.

"Alison Saar: Terra Incognita", Phyllis Kind Gallery,
New York, NY, September 18 through October 30, 1999

"Alison Saar: Recent Work", Herron Gallery,
Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.

"Alison Saar," Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA.

1998 "Sculpture by Alison Saar", The Trustees of The Saint-Gaudens Memorial,
Cornish, New Hampshire, July 11-August 30, 1998.
1997 "Alison Saar", List Gallery, Swarthmore College,
Swarthmore, PA, March 5 - April 6, 1997.

"Alison Saar", Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO,
June 14 - August 31, 1997.

"Alison Saar: Hairesies", Phyllis Kind Gallery,
New York, NY, September 20 - October 21, 1997.

"Alison Saar", Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

1995-96 "Alison Saar: The Woods Within", The Brooklyn Museum, The Grand Lobby, Brooklyn, NY.

"Alison Saar: Strange Fruit", Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York, NY.

1993-94 "Fertile Ground" Art at The Edge, High Museum, Atlanta, GA, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Richmond, VA, Diggs Gallery, Winston-Salem State University, Winston Salem, NC.

"Catfish Dreamin' ", The Contemporary, Baltimore, MD; The Hudson River Museum of Westchester, Yonkers, NY; Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE; Academy of the Arts, Easton, MD; Howard County Arts Center, Ellicott City, MD; Carroll County Arts Council, Westminster, MD.

"Directions", Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.

"Myth, Magic, and Ritual: Figurative Work by Alison Saar", Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA.

"Alison Saar: Sculptural Portraits, Wall Works and Artist's Books", Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA.

1992 "Alison Saar: Allegorical Sculpture", Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH.

Bellvue Art Museum, Bellvue, WA.

"Alison Saar: Inside Looking In", Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO.

"Slow Boat", Whitney Museum of American Art at Phillip Morris, New York, NY.

1991 "Dreamin's", Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
1990 "Alison Saar: Milagros Pequenos", Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

1989 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.
1988 Artist Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts.
1986 Artist in Residence, November, Washington Project for the Arts.
1985 Engelhard Award, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA.
1985 Artist in Residence, Roswell Museum of Art, Roswell, N.M.
1985 Sculpture Installation, Artpark, Niagara Falls, NY.
1984 Artist Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts.
1984 Artist in Residence, The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY.
1984 Sculpture Installation, Art on the Beach, Creative Time, NY.

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