Sarah Bird is an artist who works in photography, sculpture and filmmaking. Her current work focuses on trees, and the relationships between human systems and natural systems, invisible phenomena, cartography, and ecology. Sarah believes art and design can catalyze us to protect the earth's precious biodiversity. A dual US-Australia national, Sarah grew up in France, the UK, and the United States. She earned a BA from Amherst College and an MFA from California College of the Arts. She is currently completing a life-size portrait of a coast redwood, (320 feet x 50 feet) a commission of the Save the Redwoods League. Her work has been exhibited at many galleries, with a solo show the fullest measure of you, is you most recently on view at Chandra Cerrito Contemporary in Oakland, California.
Sarah directed a film exhibited at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2016, co-wrote and produced the feature Hairbrained (2014) and co-write The Oh in Ohio (2006). She has been awarded an American Academy of Rome Visiting Artist award, the National Endowment for the Arts Arts Corps Grant, a permanent public artwork for the city of Creede, Colorado. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.