CV

b. Toronto, Canada

Currently residing in San Francisco Bay Area


Education

MFA 2014 - San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.

BFA 2012 - Queen’s University, Kingston, ON.


Solo Exhibitions

2016   Thought Patterns, Santa Rosa City Hall, Santa Rosa, CA.

2009   Works by Sarah Ammons, Jacqueline Jamieson Gallery, Kingston ON, Canada.


Group Exhibitions

2016   Collectively Searching, Art Bar, Kingston, NY

2016   Projections, Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, Bowmanville, ON, Canada.

2016   Entangled, The Peninsula Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.

2016   Untitled, Insomnia Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada.

2015   Build it up/Break it down, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA.

2015   Headlands Spring Open House, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA.

2014   Hang Over, Studio 110 Projects, Sausalito, CA.

2014   Principal, The Old Mint, San Francisco, CA.

2014   Engendering Performance, San Francisco Art Istitute, San Francisco, CA.

2013   Contemporary Figurative Painters, Canadian Fine Arts, Toronto ON.

2013   Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Ceremony, SOMArts, San Francisco,       CA.

2012   New Paintings by Emerging Airtists; Next Generation, Canadian Fine Arts, Toronto ON.

2012   Suspend Your Disbelief, Ontarion Hall, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON.

2012   The Artist Project Toronto, Exhibition Centre: Queen Elizabeth Building, Toronto, ON. 

2011   People Watching, Union Gallery, Kingston ON.


Publications

Venison Magazine, Sarah Ammons. http://www.venisonmagazine.com/sarah-ammons.html September, 2016.

Young Space, Sarah Ammons. http://young-space.com/tag/sarah-ammons/ June 12, 2014.

 Studio 110 Projects, Hang | Over 2014. http://studio110projects.com/hangover2014 June 2014.

 SF Art Enthusiast, Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards at SOMArts Cultural Center, http://sfartenthusiast.com/2013/09/murphy-cadogan-contemporary-art-awards-at-somarts-cultural-center/ September 2013.

Plaid Magazine, Sarah Ammons: Artist’s Self-Analysis Explored through Multiplicity. http://www.plaidmag.com/2012/07/sarah-ammons/  Fall/Winter 2012.

Weld Art Collective, Artist of the Month. http://www.we-ld.com/?portfolio=march-sarah-ammons  March, 3, 2012.

Toronto Life, Thirty Must See Pieces at the Artist Project. March 2, 2012

Toronto Life, The Artist Project Brought Big Names and Emerging Talent to Opening Night at the Queen Elizabeth Building. March 2, 2012

The Queen’s Journal, Inspiration Through Time and Space. March 2, 2012. Vol. 139, iss. 39.


Grants and Awards

2014   Headlands Graduate Fellowship Award

2014   Tournesol Award (Runner up)

2013   Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Award

2013   SFAI Graduate Student Merit Grant

2012   SFAI Graduate Student Merit Grant

2012   Untapped Artist award, Toronto Artist Project

2010   Spark Box Studio Residency Award


Professional Activities

2015 - Present     Drawing Instructor at the San Francisco Art institute, Public Education.

2015 - Present     200 hour RYT, Yoga Instructor at Three Dog Yoga, Santa Rosa.

2014 - Present     Founder and Instructor of Art and Yoga at Altered States Workshops.

2010 - Present     Self employed Artist and Instructor, Painting, Drawing and Printmaking.

2010 - Present     Head of Design, Hatton Daniels Wine Cellars.

2014 - 2015        Curriculum Development in beginner drawing lessons, at Renewing the Renaissance (non-profit organization).

2014 - 2014        Teaching Assistant for Drawing I & II, for Jeremy Morgan at the San Francisco Art Institute.

2013 - 2013         Teaching Assistant for Painting II & III, for Pegan Brooke at the San Francisco Art Institute. 

2011 - 2012         Gallery Attendant, Union Gallery


Residencies

2014   Marin Headlands, Sausalito, Headlands Center for the Arts. Graduate Fellowship awarded for Painting and Drawing, July 2014 - June 2015.

2010   Prince Edward County/Picton, Spark Box Studio. Concentrating in etching/ intaglio printing, April 23-25.


Commissions

2016   Mural at Three Dog Yoga, Santa Rosa, CA.

2015   The Donum Estate Winery and Vineyards, Sonoma, CA. (Mural in a collection including Ai Wei Wei, Keith Herring, Botero, and Richard Hudson.)

2011   Queen’s Student Opera Company, Kingston, ON.

2010   Hatton Daniels Wine Cellars, Sonoma, CA.


Collections

The Donum Estate, Sonoma, CA. 

Canvas Gallery - Toronto, ON.

Hatton Daniels Wine Cellars - Sonoma, CA.

Spark Box Studio - Picton/Prince Edward County, ON

Trinity College School - Port Hope, ON.