Education:

2012    Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego CA

2006    Bachelor of Fine Arts, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia CA

 

Grants and Fellowships:

2017    Art Matters Grant awardee 

2016    Artist in Residence, The Hermitage, Englewood FL

2015    Artist in Residence, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York NY

2012    Vermont Studio Center residency fellowship, Johnson VT

2011    Thurgood Marshall College artist in residence, University of California, San Diego CA

2009    Diversity Fellowship Award, University of California, San Diego CA

2004    Undergraduate Multicultural Scholarship, Getty Center, Los Angeles CA

2002    Youth Catalyst Grant, City of Oakland, CA

 

Solo Exhibitions:

"Dear 1968,..." Manetti Shrem Museum, UC Davis (2017)

"Do Not Destroy," Baxter St at CCNY, New York NY (2017)

"FROM HERE," Jenkins-Johnson Gallery, San Francisco CA (2016)

“Superfecta,” Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles CA (2016)

“Composed and Performed,” Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco CA (2013)

“Everything, All The Time, Always,” Double Break Gallery, San Diego CA (2012)

“Light/Weight,” Zughaus Gallery, Berkeley CA (2010)

“Graph,” Visual Arts Department, UCSD (2010)

“Baby Needs New Shoes,” Fur Gallery, Los Angeles CA (2008)

“LA Face With A Oakland Booty,” CalArts Lime Gallery, Valencia CA (2006)

 

Select Group Exhibitions:

2017:

“Museum of Capitalism,” Oakland CA

“Excerpt,” Studio Museum in Harlem, New York NY

"A New Look," Monique Meloche, Chicago IL

“Now More Than Always,” Gildar Gallery, Denver CO

"March Madness," Fort Gansevoort, New York NY

“A Mere Sum of Parts,” Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles CA

“Humanity Today,” Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco CA

2016:

"All Power to the People: Black Panthers at 50," Oakland Museum of California

"Taking Place: Selections from the Permanent Collection," California African American Museum, Los Angeles CA

"Life During Wartime," Diane Rosentein Gallery, Los Angeles CA

"After Pop Life," curated by Glen Helfand, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco CA

"Southland," Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles CA

“March Madness,” Fort Gansevoort, New York NY  

2015:

“Young, Gifted and Black,” curated by Hank Willis Thomas, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

“Everything, Everyday,” Artist in Residence exhibition, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York NY

“That’s On Me,” curated by Lauren Halsey, Paris Blues, New York, NY

“American Survey Pt. 1,” Papillion, Los Angeles CA

“Incognito 2015,” Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica CA

“The Silence of Ordinary Things,” The Mistake Room, Los Angeles CA

2014:

“At Sixes and Sevens,” Pieter, Los Angeles CA

“Incognito,” Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica CA

“5 Year Anniversary,” Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco CA

2013:

“Present Tense Future Perfect,” curated by Teka Selman, Carol Jazzar Gallery, Miami FL

“Connection, Reflection,” curated by Nikki Pressley, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles CA

“Art Intersections,” Smithsonian Asian-Latino “pop-up” museum, Washington DC 

“The Matter at Hand,” Dagny + Barstow, New York NY

2012:

“FORE,” Studio Museum in Harlem, New York NY

“Sueños Libres, West Coast Soñazos,” Self Help Graphics, East Los Angeles CA

“More Real Than Life,” Southwestern College Gallery, San Diego CA

2011:

“Gravity//Trajectory,” curated by Louis Schmidt, Double Break Gallery, San Diego CA

“Last Time it was Gray,” two person show with Ian Johnson, Park Life Gallery, San Francisco CA

“Adrift: A Raft,” curated by Rujeko Hockley, Space 4 Art, San Diego CA

2010:

“You Knew This Was Coming,” Park Life Gallery, San Francisco CA

2009:

“We Live Inside,” Visual Arts Gallery, UCSD, San Diego CA

2007:

“The Pyramid Show,” Monte Vista Gallery, Los Angeles CA

2006:

“Stomping Ground,” Lucy Florence Gallery, Leimert Park, Los Angeles CA

“Slam!” Tilford Art Group, Los Angeles CA

“BLING,” curated by Mark Greenfield, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes CA

“Boroughs of Los Angeles,” William Grant Still Arts Center, Los Angeles CA

 

Publications and Reviews:

Christopher Knight, “Sadie Barnette’s Superfecta and the bets of the art world,” Los Angeles Times, 2016

Adrienne Edwards, “The Specified Universal in Sadie Barnette’s Art,” exhibition catalogue for  Everything Everyday at Studio Museum in Harlem, 2015

Holland Cotter, “Review: ‘Everything, Everyday’ Explores Affinities at Studio Museum in Harlem,” New York Times, Art & Design online, 2015

Karen Archey, “Time Travel,” exhibition catalogue for FORE at Studio Museum in Harlem, 2012

Ara H. Merjian, “Review: FORE, The Studio Museum in Harlem,” Artforum online, 2012

 

Lectures and Artist Talks:

“Black Radical Aesthetics & Visibility,” Sadie Barnette and Rodney Barnette with Sampada Aranke, Oakland Book Festival, 2017 

South of Pico book launch,” Dr. Kellie Jones with Sadie Barnette and Ashley James, Studio Musuem in Harlem, 2017

“The Artist’s Reflection on the Archive,” James A Porter Colloquium, Howard University, 2017

"Creative Mornings: Sadie and Rodney Barnette in Conversation," Oakland Museum of California, 2017

"Visiting Artist: Sadie Barnette," San Francisco Art Institute, 2017

“Abstraction to Visual Order,” Black Portraiture(s)III conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2016

“Black Power to Black Lives Matter,” The Underground Museum, Los Angeles, California, 2016

The Artist’s Voice: Sadie Barnette interviews her father Rodney Barnette,” at Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, 2015

“WNYC presents Studio Museum in Harlem’s Artists in Residence in conversation,” at The Green Space, New York, 2015

“The Artist’s Voice: West Coast Vernacular,” Sadie Barnette, Noah Davis and Brenna Youngblood with Franklin Sirmans, at Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, 2013

 

Artist Books:

How To Vol. 2, written and published by Sadie Barnette, New York, 2015

NOTHING, written and published by Sadie Barnette, Los Angeles CA, 2013

How To, written and published by Sadie Barnette, San Diego CA, 2012

XO, written and published by Sadie Barnette, San Diego CA, 2012

Box of Books Vol. 7, ed. Darin Klein, Los Angeles CA, 2012

Plus One, by Sadie Barnette, Gravity//Trajectory Publishing, San Diego CA, 2010