New Prints 2019/summer
juried by alison saar
July 11–SEPTEMBER 28, 2019
deadline for submissions: may 2, 2019, 11:59pm est
ABOUT THE JUROR
Alison Saar was born in Los Angeles, California. She studied art and art history at Scripps College and received an MFA from the Otis Art Institute. She received the United States Artist Fellowship in 2012 and has also been awarded the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. Saar has exhibited at many galleries and museums, including the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Saar is the recipient of the 2019 Southern Graphic Council International Lifetime Achievement Award. Her exhibition Mirror Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation will open on March 8 at the University of North Texas. Her art is represented in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Baltimore Art Museum, the Modern Museum of Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her print High Cotton (pictured below) was featured in Edging Forward: New Prints 2018/Winter and was subsequently acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.