Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Art
Sarah Nance is an interdisciplinary artist based in installation and fiber. Much of her site-responsive work and research explores the temporal relationship between the human and the geologic.
Nance’s recent exhibitions include Galerie Octave Cowbell in Metz, France; The Factory in Djúpavík, Iceland; Galerie FOFA in Montréal, Quebec; 1708 Gallery in Richmond, Va.; Antenna in New Orleans, La.; TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary, Alberta; Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum in San Antonio; (SCENE) Metrospace in East Lansing, Mich.; Kathrin Cawein Gallery in Forest Grove, Ore.; FrontierSpace in Missoula, Mt.; and the Pensacola Museum of Art in Pensacola, Fla. Recent awards include the La Soupée Project Grant (Galerie Diagonale), and the Fountainhead Fellowship (Virginia Commonwealth University). Her first artist book, exo¨geology.. , was published by Press Street in conjunction with her solo exhibition at Antenna in New Orleans.
Prior to teaching at SMU, Nance has held positions at Concordia University in Montréal, Quebec and Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va., both in Fiber.
M.F.A. Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, Ore.
B.A. Art, Women's & Gender Studies, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa