©sarahnance | 2017


Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions
2017TBA, 1708 Gallery, Richmond VA (upcoming)
TBA, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans LA (upcoming)
in•soluble, Kathrin Cawein Gallery, Pacific University, Forest Grove OR
2016Impossible Models with Michael Doerksen, TRUCK Gallery, Calgary AB
2015Scatter/Structure with Heather McCalla, SEDIMENT, Richmond VA
ís, FrontierSpace, Missoula MT
gathering, fringe, Peoria Art Guild, Peoria IL
2012A Tendency to Occur with Katherine Rondina, Laverne Krause Gallery,
University of Oregon, Eugene OR
for twenty-nine years, Eugene Contemporary Art Gallery, Eugene OR

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017Ananta Undone, Galerie FoFA, Concordia University, Montréal QC,
Collaborative piece with Surabhi Ghosh (upcoming)
VOLUME, LIGHT Art+Design, Chapel Hill NC
2016BUY ART, Diagonale, Montréal QC
Beneath Metropolis, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio
La Soupée, Diagonale, Montréal QC
VOLUME, Quirk Gallery, Richmond VA
BYOB/S (Bring Your Own Beamer/Surface), SEDIMENT, Richmond VA
The Fifth Wheel, Linfield Gallery, McMinnville OR
2015Ananta Undone, Ditch Projects, Springfield OR, Collaborative piece
with Surabhi Ghosh
2014you are the line that draws me to shore, Loft 594, Brooklyn NY
Oregon Artist Showcase, Parrish Gallery, Newberg OR
2013L E A N R S, Leanrs Blog, Curated by Yung Jake
August, SÍM Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
Speaking Between, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland OR
Light Out, The White Box, Portland OR
2011TWO:THREE, Laverne Krause Gallery, Eugene OR
Materiality, Laverne Krause Gallery, Eugene OR
2009First Annual Southeast Minnesota Regional Juried Exhibition, Paul
Watkins Gallery, Winona State University, Winona MN

Site-Responsive Installations
2017shroud for an ancient sea, Cape Spear, Newfoundland (upcoming)
2014marking time in light, Alvord Desert, Eastern Oregon
2013telluric line, Cow House Studios, Wexford, Ireland
lifting, settling of a mountain, Spákonufellshöfði, Skagaströnd, Iceland
2012shell phoenixes, light, 13th and Olive Lot, Eugene OR
shell phoenixes, dark, Parcade Parking Structure, Eugene OR


2016-Milieux, Textiles & Materiality Research Cluster, Concordia University
2013Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland
SÍM Residency, Reykjavík, Iceland


2016La Soupée Project Grant, Diagonale Centre des Arts et des Fibres du
2014-15Fountainhead Fellowship, Craft & Material Studies, Virginia
Commonwealth University
Adjunct Faculty Research, Creative Work and Professional
Development Grant
, Virginia Commonwealth University
2014Third Culture Conversations Grant, Oregon Arts Commission
2010-13Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of Oregon
2012Fischer Fine Arts Scholarship, University of Oregon
Raymond E. Bates Scholarship, University of Oregon
Eugene Weaver’s Guild Fibers Student Scholarship, University of
2011David McCosh Memorial Scholarship in Fine Arts, University of Oregon
A&AA Scholarship, University of Oregon


2013MFA; University of Oregon; Eugene OR
2009BA (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa); Luther College; Decorah IA
Art, Women’s and Gender Studies


2016-LTA Assistant Professor, Fibres and Material Practices; Concordia
University // Textile Printing and Dyeing I, Extreme Fibers: Duration and
2015-16Visiting Assistant Professor/Area Head, Fiber; Virginia Commonwealth
University // Graduate Studies in Fiber, Fabric Design I, Fabric Design II,
Senior Critique Course, Introduction to Textiles
2014-15Fountainhead Fellow, Fiber; Virginia Commonwealth University // Fabric
Design I, Fabric Design II, Introduction to Textiles, Art Foundations Project
2013-14Adjunct Instructor; University of Oregon // Woven Structures
2012-13Instructor of Record; University of Oregon // Introduction to Fibers, Core
Interdisciplinary Lab, Introduction to Fibers: Structures
2010-12Teaching Assistant, Dye Lab Technician; University of Oregon // Textile
Printing, Understanding Contemporary Media, The Artist Experience
2009-10Digital Media Specialist, Masonry Technology, Inc.; Cresco IA
2006-09Gallery Technician; Luther College


2016Portland State University, Portland OR; Contemporary Soundscape //
Visiting Artist Lecture
2015Concordia University, Montréal QC; Advanced Fibres // Visiting Artist
University of Montana, Missoula MT; School of Art // Visiting Artist Lecture
FrontierSpace, Missoula MT // Gallery Talk
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH; DAAP // Visiting Artist Lecture
2014Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA; Department of Craft &
Material Studies // Visiting Artist Lecture
James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA; School of Art, Design and Art
History // Visiting Artist Lecture
2012Eugene Contemporary Art Gallery, Eugene OR // Gallery Talk


2016Nance, Sarah. Digital booklet essay for Chrysalis, by Burke Jam. Deep
White Sound.
Wennerstrom, Brian. ”Impossible Models” exhibition essay, TRUCK
Contemporary Art.
Weber, Andrea. Skagaströnd Review No. 1 (artist publication), pp. 39, 63.