Dry pigment on canvas, wood, metal
16 x 12 inches
Sarah E. Brook is a Brooklyn-based mixed-media and installation artist. She grew up in Reno, Nevada, and her work explores the psychological impact of vast and remote landscape on the development of identity. Brook studied fine art at the University of Notre Dame and the Art Students League of New York. Solo exhibitions include “Necessity” at the Greenpoint Gallery and “Offering” at the Vanderbilt Republic. Notable group exhibitions include the (un)Scene, “Show #31” at Field Projects Gallery, the Bemis Foundation, and “Eutopia” at the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor. This year she installed her first public art sculpture, “Open Shelter,” in Prospect Park as part of the Artslope festival. Brook has been awarded residencies at Playa in Summer Lake, OR, and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City, NE. Other awards include First Prize at Viridian Artist’s (NY, NY) 25th Annual International Show, Juried by Katherine Brinson of the Guggenheim Museum, and Best in Show at the Greenpoint Gallery’s (Brooklyn, NY) Annual Salon Show.