Curated Artist Registry

The White Columns Curated Artist Registry is an online catalog of digital images documenting the work of artists who are not affiliated with a commercial gallery in New York City. Each submission is reviewed by our curatorial staff; in order to be considered for the registry, one must submit work digitally via this website.

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Baltimore MD US
Updated: 2017-11-21 12:51:06

RESUME

BIOGRAPHY

Sara Dittrich is an interdisciplinary artist living and working primarily in Baltimore, Maryland USA. She creates objects, installations, and performances using the forms of musical instruments and interactive electronic technologies to investigate the dynamic acts of listening, communicating and moving. She received her BFA in interdisciplinary sculpture from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), and has exhibited her work in numerous shows including a solo exhibition at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She has also exhibited her work internationally in the Czech Republic where she studied at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague with the sculpture studio headed by Dominik Lang. She received the 2013 Beers Contemporary Award for Emerging Art and has been awarded residencies at Sculpture Space, Vermont Studio Center, and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts.


EDUCATION
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) - 2014 Baltimore, MD 
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Sculpture
MICA Dean's List 2010-2014, Summa Cum Laude

Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague - Spring 2013 Czech Republic 

SELECT GRANTS, AWARDS, RESIDENCIES
2017 Mary Sawyers Baker Prize
2015 Sculpture Space Residency
2015 Vermont Studio Center Fellowship/Residency
2015 Bemis Center for Contemporary Art Residency
2014 FETA Prize in Sound Art Finalist 
2014 Windgate Fellowship Finalist
2014 MICA Chairs Award (Travel grant)
2014 Senior Thesis Award Grant
2013 Beers Contemporary Award for Emerging Art
2013 Windgate Charitable Foundation Scholarship
2013 Evergreen House Foundation Scholarship
2012 MICA Achievement Award 

SELECT EXHIBITIONS
2017 Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists’ Exhibition / The Walters Art Museum / Baltimore, MD
2017 Arrhythmia of the Body (Solo Show) / Stone Tower Gallery, Glen Echo Park / Glen Echo, M.D.
2017 Score For Room (Solo Show) / Washington Project For the Arts / Washington, D.C.
2017 House Work / 437A / Brooklyn, NY
2016 Art Maryland 2016 / Howard County Center for the Arts / Ellicott City, MD 
2016 Moonlighters: A Labor of Love / Gallery Unicorn / Lutherville, MD
2016 EMULSION 2016 / Gallery O on H / Washington, D.C. 
2015 Symphony of Gestures (Solo Show) / Urban Institute For Contemporary Arts / Grand Rapids, MI
2015 Videoart / Luhovaný Vincent Multi-genre Festival / Luhańćovice, CZ
2014 Town Hall Video Wall (Solo screening) / Artisphere / Arlington, VA
2014 Guide to Uncertainty (2 person show) / KIV Gallery / Prague, CZ
2014 Presentism / Whitespace Gallery / Atlanta, GA
2014 TEN / Cindy Rucker Gallery & Culturehall / New York, NY 
2014 Commencement Exhibition / Middendorf & Decker Galleries, MICA / Baltimore, MD
2014 World Wise: Study Abroad / Rosenberg Gallery, MICA / Baltimore, MD
2013 Your World Is Bigger Than You (Solo show) / Pinkard Gallery, MICA / Baltimore, MD 
2013 Simultaneous Action / ABox, MICA / Baltimore, MD
2013 Casual Friday / Middendorf Gallery, MICA / Baltimore, MD
2013 2nd BMRE Exhibit / University of Maryland University College / Adelphi, MD 
2013 Artsemestr 2013 / Academy of Arts, Architecture, and Design / Prague, CZ 
2013 Gardener or Sculptor / Alšova Jihońćeská Galerie / Hluboká nad Vltavou, CZ 
2012 Situational Comedies / Area 405 Gallery / Baltimore, MD 
2012 Sonar New Music Ensemble:“In Memoriam of Elliott Carter” / St. Pauls Church / Baltimore, MD 
2012 Art Maryland 2012 / Howard County Center for the Arts / Ellicott City, MD 

PRESS/PUBLICATIONS
Escape Artists: The 2017 Sondheim Finalists in Review, Bmore Art / June 2017
http://www.bmoreart.com/2017/06/escape-artists-the-2017-sondheim-finalists-in-review.html

Artists to Look Out For - Volume 2Starry Night / December 2015

ArtPrize 2015 Venue Review, MLive / September 2015
http://www.mlive.com/artprize/index.ssf/2015/09/artprize_2015_venue_review_uica.html

Stigmart, VideoFocus Feature / February 2015
http://issuu.com/stigmart10press/docs/stigmart_videofocus_-_special_issue_bffdb23ac34741/4

Artists of Rubber CityPresent Tense: Contemporary Art in Ohio | Juried Exhibition in Print / 2014

Culturehall, New Artists Feature, Winter 2014 / 3 March 2014
http://culturehall.com/feature_issues.html?no=108

The Baltimore Sun, Innovative exhibit 'Art Maryland 2012' knows no boundaries / 28 November 2012
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/howard/ellicott-city/ph-ho-go-arts-council-1129-20121128,0,161627.story

BOOOOOOOM blog, Feature in ‘Made of Imagination’ Contest / 15 September 2012
http://www.booooooom.com/2012/09/05/made-of-imagination-homemade-instrument-submissions/




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