Sara Greenberger Rafferty

Sara Greenberger Rafferty (b. 1978) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. In 2022, she was included in A Trillion Sunsets: A Century of Image Overload, curated by David Campany at the International Center of Photography, NY. In October 2021, she opened a solo exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, PA. In 2017, Gloves Off, a solo museum exhibition accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog 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, IL; JOAN, Los Angeles, CA; the John Young Museum of Art at the University of Hawai’i, Manoa, HI; Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY; kim?, Riga, Latvia; The Kitchen, New York, NY; MoMA PS1, New York, NY; Eli Marsh Gallery at Amherst College, MA; The Suburban, Oak Park, IL; Fine Arts Center Gallery at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR; and a commissioned sculpture for the Public Art Fund. Rafferty has participated in group exhibitions including Foreland, Catskill, NY; The Fulcrum Press, Los Angeles, CA; Marinaro, New York, NY; Sculpture Milwaukee 2021, Milwaukee, WI; the 2020 Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Mannheim, Germany; the 2014 Whitney Biennial, New York, NY; the Hammer Biennial, Los Angeles, CA; the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR; the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA; Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, Austria; the Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO; Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY; Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY; and The Jewish Museum, New York, NY, 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 recent experimental monograph, was published by Inventory Press in fall 2022.

Works

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Sight Circle, 2022
Fused and kiln-formed glass, hardware
44 x 65 1/4 x 3/4 in

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Arms, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass
11 1/2 x 15 1/4 in

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Big Exercise, 2019
Direct substrate print on thin-type ballistic and bullet-resistant plastic
19 13/16 x 15 13/16 x 3/8 in

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
Installation view at NADA New York, 2022

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

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

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

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Sight Circle, 2022
Fused and kiln-formed glass, hardware
44 x 65 1/4 x 3/4 in

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Arms, 2021
Fused and kiln-formed glass
11 1/2 x 15 1/4 in

Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Big Exercise, 2019
Direct substrate print on thin-type ballistic and bullet-resistant plastic
19 13/16 x 15 13/16 x 3/8 in

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
Installation view at NADA New York, 2022

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

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

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

Press

2024 1.22

Group Exhibition at University at Albany Art Museum

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2024 1.6

Group Exhibition at Tiger Strikes Asteroid New York and Ditch Projects

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2023 10.26

THE GLASS SHOW at Halsey McKay Gallery

Sara Greenberger Rafferty and Anneke Eussen

2023 2.17

Inventory Press- Studio Visit, Available for purchase

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2022 6.1

"Studio Visit" published by Inventory Press

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2022 5.25

The Carnegie Museum of Art has acquired 𝘚𝘢𝘮𝘱𝘭𝘦𝘴 by Sara Greenberger Rafferty

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2022 1.28

Group exhibition at the International Center of Photography

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2021 12.1

Newcity Art

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2021 11.18

Art Basel

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2021 11.18

Forbes

Sarah Greenberger Rafferty

2021 10.16

Solo exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Art

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2021 10.14

Opening reception at Carnegie Museum of Art

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2021 10.2

Artist workshop at Carnegie Museum of Art

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2021 7.14

Sculpture Talk for Sculpture Milwaukee

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2021 5.4

Sculpture Milwaukee 2021

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2020 5.6

Rachel Uffner Gallery at Frieze New York Online 2020

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2019 11.28

New City

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2019 10.17

The New York Times

What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week

2019 10.12

Miller Institute For Contemporary Art

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2019 5.4

JOAN

Sara Greenberger Rafferty at JOAN

2019 3.1

ARTFORUM

Sara Greenberger Rafferty at DOCUMENT

2018 9.12

ARTFORUM CRITIC’S PICK

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

2018 6.14

Art Omi, Ghent NY

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

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