Sara J. Vanderbeek is a painter in Austin, Texas working on a series of portrait paintings and drawings of contemporary artists.

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Education

2003
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, BFA: Printmaking

Solo Exhibitions

2011
McNay Art Museum, Artists Looking At Art, San Antonio, Texas

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012
Women & Their Work, Red Dot Art Spree, Austin, Texas
G Gallery, Dog Park, Houston, Texas
Arthouse, Advanced Young Artist Exhibition, Austin, Texas
West Austin Studio Tour Group Show, Austin, Texas
SXSW Meet Up Pavilion Gallery, Austin, Texas
2009
East Austin Studio Tour, Okay Mountain Studios, Austin, Texas
2008
Steamboat Springs Art Council, No Title Here, Steamboat Springs, Colorado
2006
Christie's Auction House, Insider Art, New York, New York
2005
Christie's Auction House, Insider Art, New York, New York
2004
Art Saint Louis Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
2003
Art Saint Louis Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
William and Jefferson, National Painting Exhibition, Washington, Pennsylvania
Fort Hays State University, Great Plains National, Hays, Kansas

Awards

2012
USA Projects Campaign, 60 supporters funded Portraits of the Artists, Austin, Texas
http://www.usaprojects.org/project/portraits_of_the_artists
AMOA-Arthouse Advanced Young Artists Mentorship Program, Austin, Texas
2011
Creative Capital Professional Development Workshop Grant, Austin, Texas
2007
Rhode Island School of Design and Christie's Auction House Travel Grant, Visiting Scholar, Japan

Residences

2002
Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado, Brooks Fellowship for Excellence in Printmaking

Publications

2012
From Your Desks http://fromyourdesks.com/2012/04/26/sara-vanderbeek/
The Austinist http://austinist.com/2012/04/30/portraits_of_the_artists_with_sara.php
2009
Vogue Girl #92

Professional Experience

2012
Washington University, Guest Lecturer, Saint Louis, Missouri
2009-
present
Salud-Arte for University Health System, Program Coordinator, San Antonio, Texas
2009-10
McNay Art Museum, Curatorial Assistant, San Antonio, Texas
2008-9
Flatbed Press, Gallery Manager, Austin, Texas
2007-8
Riverhouse Editions / van Straaten Gallery, Director of Sales, Steamboat Springs, Colorado
2004-7
Christie's Auction House, Junior Specialist, Prints Department, New York, New York

Private Collections

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