Sage Dawson is a Saint Louis-based artist, curator, and educator. Her work examines dwelling rights, land use, and the identity of spaces. She teaches at Washington University, is a founding member of Monaco, and directs STNDRD–a gallery project examining the power and potentiality of flags as cultural objects that abstract, encapsulate, and canonize. Sage holds an MFA + Museum Studies minor from the University of New Mexico.
Sage has exhibited and lectured at various sites including the Center for Contemporary Printmaking – Norwalk, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, the Chicago Artists Coalition, the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Boston University, the Saint Louis Art Museum, the City University of New York, the University of Pennsylvania, Seed Space, Pyramid Atlantic, the Springfield Art Museum, Roman Susan, the University of New Mexico Art Museum, the Terrain Biennial, Heaven Gallery, the University of Toledo Center for the Visual Arts, Munson Williams Proctor School of Art, Notre Dame University, US Mission to the African Union – Ethiopia, Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts – China, and the International Print Center New York.
Sage’s work has appeared in Elephant Magazine, From Here to There published by Princeton Architectural Press, Dwell Magazine, Art in Print, and Hyperallergic.
|SELECTED PUBLIC LECTURES, PANELS, VISITING ARTIST AND CRITIC|
|Southern Graphics Council International, Saint Louis Print Week, Washington University, Zygote Press, Contemporary Art Museum Saint Louis, University of Illinois Springfield, Chicago Artists Coalition, Pyramid Atlantic, University of Missouri Saint Louis, Springfield Art Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Lander University, Boston University, Augusta University, the University of Toledo Center for Visual Art|
|SELECTED AWARDS AND HONORS|
|Critical Mass Creative Stimulus Saint Louis, Regional Arts Commission Artist Support Grant, Mid America Print Council Grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant Nominee, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center Fellowship, August University Lyceum Series Grant, The Drawing Center New York – Viewing Program, University of New Mexico Research Allocations Grant, Zygote Press Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, Tamarind Institute Collaborative Printer Program|
Full Curriculum Vitae available upon request.