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Education

  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois—MFA, 1999
  • InternationalSchool of Art, Montecastello di vibio, Italy, 1997
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois—BFA, 1991
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania—BA, 1987
  • Reid Hall, Paris, France, 1985

Exhibitions

  • Creative Encouragement, OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC—Chicago, Illinois, 2010
  • Emerging Chicago Artists: Sarah Figlio, Elaine Miller, Philip Petrie, Paul Rinaldi—ADDINGTON GALLERY, Chicago, Illinois 2005
  • Darkness Visible: Sarah Figlio, Dan Gamble, Dann Witczak, SUBURBAN FINE ARTS CENTER— Highland Park, Illinois, 2004
  • Darkness Visible: Sarah Figlio, Dan Gamble, Dann Witczak, ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY— Bloomington, Illinois, 2004
  • Small is Beautiful, KARAN RUHLEN GALLERY—Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2003
  • Sarah Figlio and Vera Scekic: Small Works, 3ARTS CLUB—Chicago, Illinois, 2003
  • Small Works, HARPER COLLEGE—Palatine, Illinois, 2003
  • Sarah Figlio, Interval, installion, HYDE PARK ART CENTER AT THE COOK COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING— Chicago, Illinois, 2003
  • Fresh Paint, KARAN RUHLEN GALLERY—Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2002
  • The Chicago and Vicinity Show with a Bias, KLEINART GALLERY—Chicago, Illinois, 2001
  • Sarah Figlio, Penumbral, FREEARK GALLERY, RIVERSIDE ART CENTER—Riverside, Illinois, 2001
  • New Talent II, CONTEMPORARY ART WORKSHOP—Chicago, Illinois, 1999
  • Liminal, MFA Thesis Exhibition, SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO— Chicago, Illinois, 1999
  • Sarah Figlio, New Work, Ford Center for the Performing Arts/Oriental Theater, VIP GALLERY— Chicago, Illinois, 1999
  • NSUSAIC Sixth Annual Exhibition/Part 2, NIPPON STEEL USA—Chicago, Illinois, 1999
  • NSUSAIC Sixth Annual Exhibition/Part 1, NIPPON STEEL USA—Chicago, Illinois, 1998
  • Belonging(s), 1926 EXHIBITION STUDIES CENTER, School of the Art Institute of Chicago—Chicago, Illinois, 1998
  • Letterpress, JOHN M. FLAXMAN LIBRARY, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1998
  • Apocalypse Now and Then: Art and the End of Time, DEPAUL UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY— Chicago, Illinois, 1998
  • Torri Dawistamento, SOCIETÀ ARTE STORIA—Palazzo Priori—Tarquinia, Italy, 1997
  • Artists of the Summer, GALLERIA ISA, Montescastello di vibio, Umbria, Italy, 1997
  • Small Works Invitational, AN ART PLACE—Chicago, Illinois, 1997
  • Le Petit, ALDER GALLERY—Eugene, Oregon, 1996
  • Stateline and Vicinity, ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM—Rockford, Illinois, 1994
  • Landscapes, CONTEMPORARY ARTCENTER—Arlington Heights, Illinois, 1993
  • New Faces, Numerous Places, GALLERY 1800—Chicago, Illinois, 1992
  • Sarah Figlio, Landscapes, THE BROADWAY ARTS CENTER—Chicago, Illinois, 1991
  • Sarah Figlio, Quotidian Alterations, solo show, GRAND STREET GALLERY—Chicago, Illinois, 1991
  • Chips Off a New Block, GALLERY II, School of the Art Institute of Chicago—Chicago, Illinois, 1990
  • Window to the Imagination, GALLERY II, School of the Art Institute of Chicago—Chicago, Illinois, 1989
  • Open Walls, GALLERY 1633—Chicago, Illinois, 1989
  • Figure and Ground, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA GALLERY—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1987

Bibliography

  • John Brunetti, Catalog essay, “DARKNESS VISIBLE,” April 2003
  • Chicago Sun-Times, Lisa Lenoir,  http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-1485575.html ,“A SHINING ACHIEVEMENT,” review/interview about Liminal, June 8, 2002
  • The New Mexican,  Lynn Cline, “BALANCING ACT,” review, April 2002
  • The Santa Fe Reporter, “FRESH PAINT,” May 2, 2002
  • Artnet.com guaranteed , Victor M. Cassidy,  “PRAIRIE SMOKE,” on the Chicago and Vicinity Show with a Bias, January 3, 2002
  • The Chicago Reader’s Guide to Arts and Entertainment, Deanna Isaacs, “BETTER WHEN BRUISED,” review of Penumbral, November 2, 2001
  • James Elkins, “BANDAGES,” Exhibition essay, October 2001
  • Art and Performance, Jung Won Kim, “IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD,”  March 1998
  • The DePaul Magazine, Jolly R. Sood, February 27, 1998, “APOCALYPTIC EXHIBIT OPENS AT MCGAW”
  • 8:48, WBEZ FM, Richard Steele, interviewed about Apocalypse Now and Then: Art and the End of Time, February 10, 1998
  • Louise Lincoln, Exhibition essay, “ART AND THE END OF TIME,” January, 1998
  • New CityVol.12/No.500, Keith O’Brien, “APOCALYPSE NOW”
  • Art Beat Chicago, WTTW, Channel 11, “THE BEAT GOES ON”, review of Apocalypse Now and Then: Art and the End of Time, January 19, 1998
  • DePaul University NewsLine, Vol.29/No.6, “ART EXHIBIT PLUMBS THE WORLD’S END”
  • Spazio Virtuale di Arte e Comunicazione, David Cirese, “AGGREGAZIONI/ COSTELLAZIONE DELLA TORRE”, July 16, 1997

Public Collections

  • Joan Flasch Artist Books Collection
  • International School of Art
  • Banque Paribas
  • Rockford Art Museum
  • World Book Publishing

Grants and Awards

  • CAAP Grant, CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS—Chicago, Illinois, 2003 and 2002
  • Arthur Anderson Scholarship, SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, Chicago, Illinois, 1999
  • Dean‘s Scholarship, SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, Chicago, Illinois, 1999
  • Lalla Critz Zanzi Scholarship, SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, Chicago, Illinois, 1998