Sara Greenberger Rafferty

Sara Greenberger Rafferty (b. 1978) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. In October, 2021, she opened a solo exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, PA. She will be included in A Trillion Sunsets: A Century of Image Overload, at the International Center of Photography New York opening January 2022. In 2017, Gloves Off, a solo museum exhibition accompanied with a fully illustrated catalogue opened at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz, NY and traveled to the University Art Museum in Albany, NY.

 

Other solo and two person exhibitions include DOCUMENT, Chicago; JOAN, Los Angeles; the John Young Museum of Art at the University of Hawai’i, Manoa; Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York; kim?, Riga, Latvia; The Kitchen, New York; MoMA PS1, New York; Eli Marsh Gallery at Amherst College, Massachusetts; The Suburban, Illinois; Fine Arts Center Gallery at University of Arkansas; and a commissioned sculpture for the Public Art Fund. Rafferty has participated in group exhibitions including Sculpture Milwaukee 2021; the 2020 Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie in Mannheim, DE; the 2014 Whitney Biennial; the Hammer Biennial; the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Oregon; the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center in Georgia; Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna; the Aspen Art Museum, Colorado; Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York; Gagosian Gallery, New York; and The Jewish Museum, New York, among many others.

 

She is included in the collections of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY; the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; the Yale University Art Museum, New Haven, CT; the New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT; the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA; the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Chicago, IL; and the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, NH.

 

She is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Photography at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. Studio Visit, Rafferty’s upcoming experimental monograph, will be published by Inventory Press in the Winter 2021-2022.

Works

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Wall Container I, 2020
Kiln-formed glass and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Tester One, 2020
Kiln-formed glass, photograph mounted to board, and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Body Suit with Tie, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet prints on acetate on plexiglass, and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Untitled, 2014
Acrylic polymer and inkjet prints on acetate on Plexiglas, and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Study for her Taxes, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet prints on acetate on Plexiglas, and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
1, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
2, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Slides II (University of Michigan Extension), 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Slides I (University of Michigan Extension), 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
3, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
4, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Dollar Test (University of Michigan Extension), 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
5, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
6, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Ringaround, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Red Hand, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
7, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
8, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
9, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Yellow Wall, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Study for a Slide Piece, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Meds II, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Meds I, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Lighting Test (University of Michigan Extension), 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Double Wall, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
TK, 2018
Fused and kiln-formed glass with sandblasting and enamel

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Venipuncture Lesson, 2018
Fused and kiln-formed glass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Wound Picture, 2016
Inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Stock Photo, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Pattern I, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Colour Kid, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Pattern II, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Desktop Construction, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Untitled, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Part Two I, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Swatches, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Some Men, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Comedy Girl, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
News with Zipper II, 2016
Inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
School Zone, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Floor, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Part Two, II
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Zippers, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Untitled, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Small Maniac, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Stand Up Time, 2016
Inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Knives and Tie, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Prop BAM #1, 2017
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Prop BAM #2, 2017
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Prop BAM #3, 2017
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Search Emoji, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass and hardware
Carnegie Museum of Art

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Samples, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass and hardware, with flowers
Carnegie Museum of Art

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
THE DEAD 20TH CENTURY (What was ♥ saved), 2021
inkjet print on wallpaper, 2021
Carnegie Museum of Art

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Reflection Piece, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Lens Line, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Lens Line, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Lens Line, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Wall Container I, 2020
Kiln-formed glass and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Tester One, 2020
Kiln-formed glass, photograph mounted to board, and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Body Suit with Tie, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet prints on acetate on plexiglass, and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Untitled, 2014
Acrylic polymer and inkjet prints on acetate on Plexiglas, and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Study for her Taxes, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet prints on acetate on Plexiglas, and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
1, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
2, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Slides II (University of Michigan Extension), 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Slides I (University of Michigan Extension), 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
3, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
4, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Dollar Test (University of Michigan Extension), 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
5, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
6, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Ringaround, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Red Hand, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
7, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
8, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
9, 2018
Gelatin silver print mounted to 8-ply archival board

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Yellow Wall, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Study for a Slide Piece, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Meds II, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Meds I, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Lighting Test (University of Michigan Extension), 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Double Wall, 2018
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
TK, 2018
Fused and kiln-formed glass with sandblasting and enamel

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Venipuncture Lesson, 2018
Fused and kiln-formed glass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Wound Picture, 2016
Inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Stock Photo, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Pattern I, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Colour Kid, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Pattern II, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Desktop Construction, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Untitled, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Part Two I, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Swatches, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Some Men, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Comedy Girl, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
News with Zipper II, 2016
Inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
School Zone, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Floor, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Part Two, II
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Zippers, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Untitled, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Small Maniac, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Stand Up Time, 2016
Inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Knives and Tie, 2016
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Prop BAM #1, 2017
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Prop BAM #2, 2017
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Prop BAM #3, 2017
Acrylic polymer and inkjet print on acetate mounted to Plexiglass

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Search Emoji, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass and hardware
Carnegie Museum of Art

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Samples, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass and hardware, with flowers
Carnegie Museum of Art

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
THE DEAD 20TH CENTURY (What was ♥ saved), 2021
inkjet print on wallpaper, 2021
Carnegie Museum of Art

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Reflection Piece, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Lens Line, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Lens Line, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass and hardware

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Lens Line, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass and hardware

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