Sarah Hobbs


Born 1970, Lynchburg, VA
Lives and works in Atlanta

2000   MFA in Photography, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1992   BFA in Art History, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2011  Artadia Grant Awardee
2011  Photolucida Critical Mass Top 50
2002  Finalist, Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award

Flight in Place, Westobou Arts Festival, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art,  Augusta, GA
     Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art, Augusta State University, Augusta, GA

Out of Mind, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA

Emotional Management, Solomon Projects, Altanta, GA
Does This Sound Like You?, Loyola University, Julio Fine Arts Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Modern Angst, Sumter County Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC

Sarah Hobbs, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA
Does This Sound Like You?, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

SubUrban: Sarah Hobbs, The Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Small Problems in Living, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

Small Problems in Living, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

After the Suburbs, Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Post-her, Jackson Fine Art Project Space, Atlanta, GA

Slightly Unbalanced: Sophie Calle, Mike Kelly, Bruce Nauman, Sarah Hobbs, et al. Independent Curators International, New York, NY (traveling exhibition)
southXeast, Florida Atlantic University Art Galleries, Boca Raton, FL

On the Scene: Kota Ezawa, Sarah Hobbs, Angela Strassheim, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Wandern*, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

The Empire of Sighs, Numark Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Human Conditions, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
Diorama, Lobby Gallery, Shorenstein Realty Services, New York, NY

Forward Arts Foundation 2002-2003 Emerging Artist Award Finalists, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

girl, Georgia State University Gallery, Atlanta, GA

A New Consciousness: Five Emerging Georgia Photographers, Artwalk, Atlanta, GA
Up Close and Personal, artist studio tour in conjunction with The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

Discomfort: Photographs by Sarah Hobbs, Athens Academy, Athens, GA
MFA 2000 Masters Thesis Exhibition, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
LaGrange National XXI Biennial, Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange, GA

Photographs in Artists' Books, Upstairs Gallery, Atlanta, GA

flux: photographs by Sarah Hobbs, Loblolly Gallery, Athens, GA
The House Show, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Photowork 98, Barrett House Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY, (juried by Lisa Dennison, Chief Curator of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City)
Spotlight on Southern Artists XVII, Trinity School Art Auction, Atlanta, GA

Small Problems in Living, Photographs by Sarah Hobbs, Charta Books, New York, NY (monograph available Spring 2012)

Atlanta Art Now, Possible Futures Press, Atlanta, GA (forthcoming)
Shaw, Kurt.  "Artist's photos let spaces speak volumes," Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 20, p. F3.
Brennan, Lissa.  "Too Perfect," Pittsburgh City Paper, February 24.

Fox, Catherine. “Atlantan Sarah Hobbs Assaults Our Defenses in Photos at Solomon Projects,”, December 11.
Fox, Catherine. "Mental disorders inform Hobbs's show at Solomon Projects," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 9, D14.
Murray, Quatoyiah.  "Editor's Pick. Visual Art: Emotional Management," Creative Loafing Atlanta, November 20.
Stone, Staci. “Sarah Hobbs’ Emotional Management at Solomon Projects,” Burnaway (, December 21
Author not known, “Sarah Hobbs’s Psychological Space,” Monthly Photography (Korea), January, p. 95-103.

Foumberg, Jason. "Slightly Unbalanced," Frieze Magazine, Issue 115, May 2008.
Hapgood, Susan and Susan M. Anderson. Slightly Unbalanced, Independent Curators International. NewYork, NY (exhibition catalogue).
Fallis, Greg. “Sarah Hobbs,”UTATA (, August

Finel-Honigman, Ana. “Sarah Hobbs in Conversation with Ana Finel-Honigman,” Saatchi Gallery Online (, January
Lopez, Ruth. "Thinking outside the box," Time Out Chicago / Issue 117, May 24 - 3

Demos, TJ, et at. Vitamin Ph: New Perspectives in Photography. Phaidon Press Ltd, New York, pp. 126-127 (text by Ana Finel- Honigman)
Cullum, Jerry. "Picture Perfect Scenes Filled with Inside Jokes," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 18, p.L12.
Feaster, Felicia. "If These Walls Could Talk," Creative Loafing, June 8-14, p. 45.
Davis, Tiffany. "Frames of Mind," Daily Candy(www/, June 1.

Dimling-Cochran, Rebecca.  "Sarah Hobbs at the Knoxville Museum of Art, " Art in America. October, p. 186-187.
Self, Dana. Suburban: Sarah Hobbs. Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN (exhibition catalogue).
Sessa, Sam. "MAP examines photography's role," The Baltimore Sun, May 26.
Knowles, Susan W. "Sarah Hobbs at the Knoxville Museum of Art, " Art Papers, March/April, p. 43-44.
Mascina, Audrey. “T.O.C.” Blast. Volume 16, February/March, pp. 81-87.

Angrist, Laurel. "Sarah Hobbs," New York Press, December 22-28.           

Cullum, Jerry. “ ‘Problems in Living’ engagingly shown.”  The Atlanta Journal  Constitution, March 7, p. Q6.
Feaster, Felicia. “Dysfunction Junction,”  Creative Loafing, March 5-11, p64.

Fox, Catherine. “Contrasts in Focus,”  The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Nov. 21, p. Q6

Schultz, Jennifer.  “MFA Artists Present Varied Fare,” Flagpole, Athens, GA April 12, P17.

                        Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
                        Banco Espirito Santo, Portugal
                        Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
                        Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, GA
                        Hershey Foods Corporation, Hershey, PA
                        Hadley Martin Fisher Collection, New York, NY
                        Sir Elton John Collection, Atlanta, GA
                        Kilpatrick Stockton LLP, Atlanta, GA
                        King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta, GA
                        Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
                        Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
                        Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
                        The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
                        Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

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