American, born 1960 in Cologne, Germany
"My paintings articulate aspects of climate change and migration. The most recent works each record a form of imposed waiting between the possibilities and impossibilities of traversing landscape."
Sabine Carlson connects fragmented figurative imagery into fields of color in a way that allows for a look at conflicted mobility. Her compositions build on motion within landscape, in particular the unexpected combinations of detail that move in and out of view during walking at a slow pace.
In addition to the United States, Sabine Carlson has exhibited in the France, Germany, Italy, in The Czech Republic and in The United Arab Emirates. Her work is included in private, public and corporate collections in Germany, Italy, in the Netherlands, in the United Arab Emirates and in the United States.
Sabine Carlson has given numerous public lectures on her work and has taught painting in the Washington, DC metro area, in California and in Utah. Her work has been featured in New American Paintings, Vol 33, in Westbranch, Vol 50, (cover), in Gallery&Studio, (vol.7no.5, Ed McCormack: Sabine Carlson and the Enigma of Ordinary Things), in American Art Collector, 2009, 2010,2011; in Studio Visit, Vol 14 (Spring 2011) and in SELECT: WPA 2012 Art Auction and Gala, (p28, artists selected by Sarah Newman, PhD, Curator for Contemporary Art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.)
'Mid Atlantic New Painting 2018' at Ridderhof Martin Gallery, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
'50 Anniversary Exhibition' at ViridianArtists@Chelsea, New York, NY, April 24 - May 21'
'WISH YOU WERE HERE' , dedicated to immigrant rights and reproductive rights advocate Alejandra Pablos, at A.I.R. gallery, Brooklyn, NY, May 24 - Jun 24
'Recollection: Celebrating 15 Years of Exhibitions' at BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD, Sep 8 - Oct 13
'THE ONE HOUSE PROJECT', at Kay Gallery, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD, Nov 10 - Dec 13
12th Annual Contemporary Figurative Art Show, Hilliard Gallery, Kansas City, MO, April 5 - May 25
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