Artist, New York and London
Philip Morris Fellow - Class of Fall 1999 and Class of Spring 2000
Born in 1967, Sarah Morris lives in London and New York. She attended Brown University, Cambridge University, and the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Study Program. From 1999-2000 she was an American Academy Berlin Prize Fellow, and in 2001 she received the prestigious Joan Mitchell Foundation Painting Award. Morris has exhibited widely and internationally, with solo exhibitions including the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (2009), Museo d’Arte Moderna, Bologna (2009), Fondation Beyeler, Riehen⁄Basel (2008), the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2006), Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2005), Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2005), Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover (2005), Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen (2004), Miami MOCA (2002), Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC (2002), and Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2001). She realized two permanent site-specific artworks in 2010 at the Gateway School of Science, in Queens, with the architectural firm Pei Cobb Freed and Partners and “Hornet” at K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein–Westfalen Museum in Düsseldorf, Germany, which opened in July 2010. She realized two large-scale permanent site-specific projects at the Gulating Court House in Bergen, Norway, and at the Edward Durell Stone designed Tulsa Convention Center, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 2011 and 2012.