Sarah Charlesworth

Sarah Charlesworth is a visual artist and photographer who has exhibited widely in the US and abroad. With over 50 individual exhibitions, a traveling museum retrospective (organized by SITE, Santa Fe) and presence in many major museum shows and collections, Charlesworth is one of the seminal figures whose work has been instrumental in bridging the gap between fine art and a critical practice of photography. Charlesworth’s work has explored issues concerning the language of photography within contemporary culture. In addition to her photographic work, Charlesworth has taught photography for several years in the graduate programs and at both RISD and the School of Visual Arts in N.Y. Charlesworth’s work appears in numerous museum collections such as the Metropolitan Museum, NY, the Whitney Museum, NY, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MOCA, Los Angeles and the Walker in Minneapolis amongst many others. She is the recipient of two National Endowment grants and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Charlesworth lives and works in New York City.