SARAH SANDS PHILLIPS
B. 1984 in Toronto, Canada                                                                       
info@sarahsandsphillips.com                                   PDF ︎



EDUCATION

2007 BFAH, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada


SOLO EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                       

2017       TBD,General Hardware Contemporary, Toronto, ON (Forthcoming)
2015       Eye Rhymes, General Hardware Contemporary, Toronto, ON
               Compositions, General Hardware Contemporary, Toronto, ON


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017     Tradition Transformed, Orillia Museum of Art and Art History, Orillia, ON
             Soon Comes Night,
Birch Contemporary, Toronto, ON
             In Time, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON


2016     Ghost Story, XPACE Cultural Centre, Toronto, ON
             Summer Group Exhibition, General Hardware Contemporary, Toronto, ON
             Couple on the Beach, The Dayroom, St. John’s, NL
             Practice Makes Practice, Mulherin New York, NY


2015     Para//el Room, DNA Artspace, London, ON
             The Art Vandelay Inaugural, 334 Sawyer Road, Oakville, ON
             It Was There, Videofag, Toronto, ON +
             Proof 22, Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, ON
             Perhaps Hand, The Black Cat, Toronto, ON           


2014     The Fire Doesn't Burn Itself, Afterhours Projects, Toronto, ON
             Get Noticed, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, ON
             Tone It Down, PDA Projects, Ottawa, ON
             History of Desire, NO Foundation, Toronto, ON +
             Insomnia, for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, ON


2013    In the Round, Graven Feather, Toronto, ON
            Made Here: Residents Show, Graven Feather, Toronto, ON
           


AWARDS

2016             Toronto Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant

2015             Ontario Arts Council Visual Artists Grant

2014             Toronto Arts Council Emerging Artist Grant

2013             Ontario Arts Council Visual Artists Grant



RESIDENCIES

2017             Outside In, writing workshop with David Bester, The Power Plant, Toronto, ON
2016            What arises in the Process, Gallery A and Art Lab, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Toronto, ON
2013            Soi Fischer Thematic Residency with Lucas Soi, Artscape Gibraltor Point, Toronto, ON
                     Printmaking Residency culminating in group exhibition Made Here, Graven Feather, Toronto, ON
2012             Artist Residency culminating in solo project A Bowed Frame, organized by Heather White, Somewhere There’s Art, Toronto, ON



ARTIST TALKS

Visiting Artist, Alternative Media/Techniques, OCADU, Toronto, ON, 2017
Jennifer Carvalho, Rob Nicholls, and Sarah Sands Phillips in conversation for In Time/What Arises in the     Process, moderated by curator Anastasia Hare, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON,     January 15, 2017
Presentation for Proof 22, Gallery 44: Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, ON, June 5 2015
Visiting Artist, Alternative Media/Techniques, OCADU, Toronto, ON, 2014
Visiting Artist, Aisle 4 No Art Tours for TBD, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto,ON, 2014


CURATORIAL

2017    Living Futures, OCADU Sculpture/Installation Thesis Exhibitions, Lonsdale Gallery,Toronto, ON
2015    Perhaps Hand, The Black Cat, Toronto, ON



PUBLICATIONS

Sands Phillips, Sarah. Names for Paintings for Another Time. Toronto: Swimmer's Group, 2017. Print.
Hart House Review 25th Anniversary Issue. Published by The University of Toronto, 2016. Print.
Sterling Road. Toronto: Swimmer's Group, 2016. Print.
Colouring Book. Toronto: Akin Collective. 2013. Print.
Exhibitions 2007, Exhibition Catalogue, Union Gallery, Queen’s University Press, Kingston, ON. 2007. Print.



TEXTS AND REVIEWS


Saric, David. “ Soon Comes Night/ Birch Contemporary.” Artoronto. Artoronto.ca, 15 August, 2017. Web. 15 August, 2017. http://www.artoronto.ca/?p=38924

Glasser, Kayla. (2017, July 3). Interview [Web blog comment]. Retrieved from http://www.ethostoronto.com/artists/#/sarah-sand-phillips/


The Gathered Gallery. (2017, June 7). Sarah Sands Phillips [Web blog comment]. Retrieved from https://www.thegatheredgallery.com/single-post/2017/06/07/Sarah-Sands-Phillips


Hare, Anastasia. “In Time.” The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 4 January 2017. Print

Swann, Blair. “Ghost Story.” Xpace Cultural Centre. Xpace Cultural Centre, 28 Oct 2016. Web. http://www.xpace.info/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/GhostStoryEssay_Final.pdf


Pittman, Emily. "St. John’s Newest Gallery, The Dayroom, Has Had Its First Exhibit." The Overcast Web. July 28 2015.http://theovercast.ca/st-johns-newest-gallery-the-dayroom-has-had-its-first-exhibit/

White, Heather. "love's moves." h white writes. h white, 12 November 2015. Web. 12 November 2015.http://hwhite.ca/eyerhymes/

Knight, Ivy. "Bold Vision". The Kit Compact Nov 2015: 16-17. Print.


Varghese, Ricky. "The Cure by Image." Gallery 44: Centre for Contemporary Photography. Gallery 44, 1 June 2015. Web. 5 June 2015. https://gallery44.org/exhibitions/proof-22

Ziemba, Emilia. "Tone It Down." PDA Projects. PDA Projects, 1 December 2014. Web. 3 December 2014.http://pdaprojects.com/TONE-IT-DOWN

White, Heather. (2012, December 14). On Not Being Able to Paint (without a frame) [Web blog comment]. Retrieved fromhttps://somewhereart.wordpress.com/

White, Heather. (2012, December 1). Ways to connect [Web blog comment]. Retrieved fromhttps://somewhereart.wordpress.com/

White, Heather. (2012, November 21). A Note on Realization [Web blog comment]. Retrieved fromhttps://somewhereart.wordpress.com/

Berger, Darryl Joel. (2010, January 12). Sarah Sands Phillips [Web blog comment]. Retrieved from http://red-handed.blogspot.ca/2010/01/sarah-sands-phillips.html



AUCTIONS

2017     Mercer Union Stellar Living, Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto, ON
             C Magazine Thirteenth Annual Contemporary Art Auction, Division Gallery, Toronto, ON

2016     Photorama, Gallery TPW, Toronto, ON
              ArtsEffect, Vibe Arts, Angell Gallery, Toronto, ON
              C Magazine Twelfth Annual Contemporary Art Auction, Division Gallery, Toronto, ON
              Snap!, The AIDS Committee of Toronto, Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto, ON
              Salon 44, Gallery 44: Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, ON

2015     RMG Exposed, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON
              ARTATTACK!, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto, ON
              Art With Heart, Casey House, The Carlu, Toronto, ON
              Auction 12, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON

2014     A Night at the Auction, G101, Ottawa, ON



FAIRS

2017             Art Toronto with General Hardware Contemporary, Toronto, ON, Canada (forthcoming, booth C77)
2015             Art Toronto with General Hardware Contemporary, Toronto, ON, Canada



COLLECTIONS

TD Canada Trust
Private Collections