Sarah Perry


Sculpture, for me, is how I communicate my subtlest emotions and deepest beliefs succinctly. It can be frightening as an uncensored dream, touch on the unknowable or reflect the human capacity for awe. Occasionally, humor sneaks its way in as well.




Sarah Perry has been exhibiting her sculptures professionally since 1983. She has been in over 150 shows including 14 solo exhibits and a retrospective at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena. Perry has received awards from the James Irvine Foundation - 2007, The Alliance of Artists Communities Visions From the New California Award - 2007, City of Los Angeles Grant for Individual Artists, C.O.L.A. 2000-2001, and California Community Foundation, Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts, Individual Artists Fellowship - 2000. She has taught undergraduate as well as graduate level sculpture at Otis Art Institute,led workshops and lectured extensively at Museums and Universities including Claremont Graduate School and USC. The Frostig Collection, City of Albuquerque Library and private patrons have commissions and her pieces reside in numerous collections.