Curriculum Vitae

Sarah Vanderlip

Born in Philadelphia
Lives and works in Los Angeles


1991Yale School of Art, Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture
1988University of Colorado, Boulder, Bachelor of Art
1984-6University of California, San Diego


2012Awarded the Marjorie Schiele Prize, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio (selected by Robert Storr, Dean of Yale School of Art, Claudia Gould, Director of the Jewish Museum, Aaron Betsky, Director of the Cincinnati Art Museum and Max Hollein, Director of the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany)
2010-11Mentor, University of the Arts, MFA Low Residency Program, Philadelphia, PA.
2009-presentAppointed Associate Professor of Art at CSUB
2008University Research Council Award, CSUB Foundations
2007Lycee Paul Sabatier, Carcasonne, France, visiting artist
2005Appointed Assistant Professor of Art at CSUB
2002-2005California State University, Bakersfield, CA. Full-time Lecturer; teaching Introduction to Art, Sculpture, Drawing, 3-D Design and Gallery Practicum to undergraduates.
2000-2003University of California, Los Angeles, CA. Visiting Lecturer in Sculpture; teaching advanced and beginning undergraduate and graduate sculpture
1996-2012ASAP(Acadia Summer Arts Program), visiting artist, Acadia Island, ME
2001Tiffany Foundation Award Nominee
1999Joan Mitchell Foundation Award Nominee
1999Brenau University, Gainesville, GA. visiting artist
1992Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA. visiting artist
1992Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA. visiting artist
1991Susan H. Wheldon Award for Excellence in Sculpture, Yale School of Art

Solo Exhibitions

2012Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Project Space, Santa Monica, California
2010Art Production Fund LAB, New York, New York
2008Sandroni Rey Container, Los Angeles, California
2007Galerie Jacques Girard, Toulouse, France
2006L. A. C. Lieu d’Art Contemporain, Sigean, France
1999XL Xavier LA Boullbenne New York, New York
1996White Room, White Columns, New York, New York

Group Exhibitions

2012Urban Untitled, Capriccio Foundation, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Exposition des Oeuvres, Galerie Jacques Girard, Toulouse, France
CA. Truckhead sculpture in a music video by James Iha of the Smashing Pumpkins
2011Convergence, Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA
Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2010Like a Prayer: Reflections on the 21st Century Feminine, Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans, LA.
2009 Shadows and Reflected Colors for Sale, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
Visionary Drawings(Cribs to Cribbage), Mass MOCA, North Adams, MA.
Protégé, Todd Madigan Gallery, CSUB, Bakersfield, CA.
2008 Virgin, Mother, Slut < Woman: Pop Culture Stereotypes, U.C.L.A. Kerchoff Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
All that Heaven Allows, Bonelli Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
2007 Benifit Auction, LA. Ballet Art for the Arts, Santa Monica, CA
Mar Vista, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
Per Square Foot, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY
The L Word, Season 4, Episode 4, HBO Films, Los Angeles, CA. selected by Ilene Chaiken
2006 Seventh Benefit Exhibition, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY
CSUB Regional Exchange Show, L.A. Artcore at the Brewery, Los Angeles, CA.
COPILANDIA/ A GRATIS project for the Sevilla Entre Culturas Festival
Centro de Arte de Sevilla, Spain
2005 Fearless Vampires Killers, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY curated by Jedediah Caesar
Artrageous, Edwin Gould Services for Children, New York, NY
2004 Hyperbowl, Locust Projects, Basel Miami, curated by Jedediah Caesar
HDTS (High Desert Test Site) 4, Joshua Tree, CA.
Rule the Wasteland, L.A.C.E. Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, curated by Jedediah Caesar
A Painting Has a Dream, Todd Madigan Gallery, California State University, Bakersfield, California
Risque, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, Colorado
Four Wheel Drive Road on Mars, Todd Madigan Gallery, California State University, Bakersfield, California
2003 HDTS (High Desert Test Site), Joshua Tree, California (catalogue)
Decade, Schroeder/Romero, Brooklyn, New York
2002 Domestic Relations, Todd Madigan Gallery, California State University, Bakersfield
Archipelago, M.O.C.A, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, Colorado; curated by Ann Shostrom and Cydney Payton
2000Acquisitions Recentes, L. A. C. Lieu d’Art Contemporain, Sigean, France
1999Girlschool, Brenau University Galleries, Gainesville, GA. curated by Maureen Mahony and Catherine Morris (cat)
1998Utz, Lennon Weinberg Gallery, New York, curated by Stephanie Theodore
1997 Still Gone, E.S. Vandam, New York, curated by Bill Arning
The Gaze, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, New York (catalogue)
Romper Room, Thread Waxing Space, New York (catalogue)
1996 Open your Heart, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
What I Did On My Summer Vacation, White Columns, New York, curated by Paul Ha
La Toilette de Venus: Women and Mirrors, CRG, New York, curated by Tom Jones
The Most Important Thing in the World: Oasis vs. Blur, Art Exchange, New York, curated by Bill Arning
Fotog, Sauce, Brooklyn, New York
Model Home, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Clocktower Gallery, New York
1995 Other Rooms, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York
Inaugural Show, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, New York
Material Abuse, Transhudson Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, curated by Mark Harris (catalogue)
Installations, Sauce, Brooklyn, New York
1994 Al Dente, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, New York, curated by Randy Wray
Essential Fluids/Wet and Dry, Sauce, Brooklyn, New York
1993 Outside Possibilities, The Rushmore Festival, Rushmore, New York, curated by Bill Arning
Sauce eau de toilette, Sauce, Brooklyn, New York
1992 Energy Made Visible, Larry Becker Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Not Working in L.A., Strip Mall, Los Angeles, CA. curated by Pae White and Jorge Pardo
1989 Colorado State of the Arts, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO, curated by Bruce Gunther, Richard Koshalek and Lucy Lippard
Traveled to the Arvada Center/Colorado Spring Fine Art Center (cat)


2012 Kendrick, Crystal. “Four New Exhibitions opening”. The Cincinnati Herald. October 13, 2012
Gavin, Camille. “Artist gets $25,000 prize, Eye Street, Bakersfield Califorinian, October 11, 2012 p 46.
Rosen, Steve. “Cincinnati Art Museum honors Sarah Vanderlip” Cincinnati City Beat, September 19, 2012 p. 25
Berkovitch, Ellen. “Urban Untitled opens at Capriccio Foundation” Adobe Airstream May 7, 2012
2011 Reynolds, Christopher. “Between Rocks and A Hot Place” Los Angeles Times Travel Section. March 25, p. L4
Shigeta, Brandon. “A Day with Brandon Shigeta” Hyperbeast, December 14
Nelson, Cory Clark. “High Desert Test Sites 2011” L.A. I’m Yours, October 21
2010 Wolff, Rachel “Going Nowhere Fast” Manhattan Magazine, May/June p.46
“Short List” The New Yorker, May 31, p. 12
2009 Gaskin, Sarah. “Exhibit Unites Faculty, Alumni and Community” The CSUB Runner, Jan 28, p. 6 (illustration)
Haynes, Hilary. “Married Art Professors Present Art in School Gallery” The CSUB Runner, Jan 28, p. 6 (illustration)
2007 “360 Trend Report”, Steelcase, February (illustration)
2006Martin, Evelyn. “Faculty Art Exhibitied in L.A.” The CSUB Runner, Jan 11, p. 6 (illustration)
2005 Auerbach, Lisa Anne & Zittel, Andrea. “A Text About High Desert Test Sites”
ARTFORUM, Summer, 2005 pp. 282-283 (illustration)
Cotter, Holland. Art in review: “Fearless Vampire Killers”, The New York Times April 8, p. B32
2004 Feliu, E.A.. “Art Out of Bounds”, The Desert Sun, Oct. 23, Palm Springs, CA.(illustration)
Stokes, Alexis. “ Faculty Art Show Displays the Artist’s Dream”, The CSUB Runner, Oct. 20, p. 2 (illustration)
Gavin, Camille. “Art’s Alive”, The Bakersfield Californian, April 9, pp. F5 & F7
Beraun, Victor. “Latest in Contemporary Art Makes it’s Debut at CSUB," The CSUB Runner, April 7, p. 4
2003Auerbach, Lisa Ann. “HDTS3”, p.22 (illustration)
1999 Mahony, Maureen and Morris, Catherine. “Girlschool”, Edition Brenau University Galleries, Gainesville GA. p. 7 (illustration)
Grabner, Michelle. “Test Family”, New Art Examiner, October, pp. 21&61 (ill.)
Arning, Bill. “Sarah Vanderlip at XL, Art in America, October, pp. 162-3 (ill.)
Burns, Nora.“High Art, High Ideals”, Paper Magazine, July, p.107 (ill.)
Henry, Max. “Gotham Dispatch”, Artnet, April
Levin, Kim. “Sarah Vanderlip” Village Voice, March 2, p. 107
Newhall, Edith “Talent, Sugar Baby”, New York Magazine, February 22, p. 154 (ill.)
1997Avigikos, Jan. “The Gaze”, Edition Momenta Art, Brooklyn, New York, p. 18 (ill.)
1996 Chang, Danielle. “Romper Room”, Edition Thread Waxing Space, New York, p. 5
Cotter, Holland. “La Toilette de Venus”, New York Times, September 13, p. 26
McClure, Lissa. “La Toilette de Venus”, Review, September 15, p. 10
1995 Raynor, Yvonne. “Unsettling Social Commentary with Materials as Victims”, New York Times, Jersey section, March 19, p. 14
Harris, Mark. “Material Abuse”, Edition Transhudson Gallery, Jersey City, NJ. pp. 12-13, (ill.)
1993Sosanski, Ed. “Energy Made Visible”, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA. April, p. 27
1992Bohn, Donald Chant. “Gender Engendered”, New Art Examiner, October, p.28
1989 Glegg, Nancy. “Hung Jury”, Westwood, June 21, p.30
Heath, Jennifer. “On the Arts”, Rocky Mountain News, weekend section, June 23, p. 8
Zalkind, Simon. “Colorado State of the Arts” catalogue, Oct. p17-18 October, pp.17-18


2005CSUB Todd Madigan Gallery, curated About Face: A Selection of Artists’ Videos, January-February
2004 CSUB Todd Madigan Gallery, curated A Painting has a Dream: Recent Faculty Work, March
CSUB Todd Madigan Gallery, curated Nature Study: Selection of Artists’ Studies, April-May
2002Fabric Workshop and Museum, curated Kiki Smith: Homework December-February 2003

Selected Collections

HDTS, Joshua Tree, California
Laurence Rockefeller Collection, New York
Paul de Sandre and Michael Ross, New York
L.A.C. Leiu d’ Art Contemporain, Sigean, France
Martina Batan, New York
Yvonne Force and Leo Villareal, New York
Leopoldo Villareal, Cuernevaca, Mexico
Marion Boulton Stroud, Elverson, Pennsylvania
Bill Arning, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Erik Hansen, New York
Donald and Nancy Todd, Denver, Colorado
Richard Furman, Miami, Florida
Mimi and Eric Ruderman, Denver, Colorado
Benoit Sauber, Sigean, France
Joshua White, Los Angeles, California
Joe Goode, Los Angeles, California

Committee Appointments:

  • Art on Campus Selection Committee 2004-present
  • Academic Athletics Advising Committee 2008-present
  • Transportation Committee 2005-2011
  • Area C/Theme 2 Committee 2008-2011
  • University Program Review Committee 2010-present