Sarah Cain

Born 1979 in Albany, NY
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


MFA, University of California at Berkeley, 2006
BFA, The San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco, 2001

About The Artist

Cain works in various media, challenging and expanding the definition of painting through experiments in site and context. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA; the Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, CA; the Aspen Art Museum, CO; the Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh, NC; the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA and the Imperial Belvedere Palace Museum, Vienna, Austria, among other national and international institutions. Cain’s work was also included in A Tale of Two Cities: Busan-Seoul/Seoul-Busan, Busan Biennale 2006, Korea; the 2008 California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art; and Made in LA, 2012 Los Angeles Biennial, the Hammer Museum in collaboration with LA><ART, Los Angeles, CA. In 2006, she received the SECA Art Award from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.


Honor Fraser, Los Angeles
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco
Galerie Lelong, New York

Select Permanent Collections

Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
The Margulies Collection, Miami, FL
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
UBS Art Collection, London, UK
Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK