Sarah Berkeley is an interdisciplinary artist who works across media, creating public interventions and site-specific durational performances, as well as photography, video and GPS. Recent work includes Words for Waterloo, a participatory action for the Vertigo Series at the Waterloo Center for the Arts in Iowa and PublicPrivate, a series of renegade performances on a residential fire escape in Brooklyn, NY. She is a recent recipient of the Nebraska Arts Council Distinguished Artist Award, and has shown work at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska; Joslyn Museum of Art, Nebraska; Museum of Nebraska Art; Rapid Pulse International Performance Festival, Chicago, Illinois; Louisville Photo Biennial, Kentucky; and the Ann Arbor Film Festival, Michigan. Sarah Berkeley grew up in Massachusetts, Michigan and Colorado. She has also lived and worked in Ireland, Spain, New York City and Berlin, and currently teaches at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
This bio/description was originally published in 2016 and updated in 2017. For more current information, please refer to the award recipient's website (if provided).