Sarah Beth Goncarova

Curriculum Vitae


Master of Architecture, Magna Cum Laude, University of Maryland School of Architecture, College Park, MD, Dec., 2005.

Bachelor of Fine Art in Sculpture and Extended Media, Minor: Art History, Magna Cum Laude, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, Richmond, VA. May, 2002.




As the Wind Whispered Through us, Main and Station Gallery, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia,      

   Canada. (Solo exhibition) 

Memory Matrix - A Monument to Future Heritage, MIT Program in Art, Culture and    

   Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

Benefit Exhibit for Foster Pride’s Handmade Program, Trygve Lie Gallery, NYC.

Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NYC.


Miscellaneous and Blended, Museo de Arte Sinaloa, Mexico.

From: Do-not-reply, El Refri Contemporary Art Space, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow,

   Scotland. In coordination with the 2015 Glasgow Festival of Art.

Monsoon Season, 300 George St., New Haven, CT, USA.

Moss Public Library, a TAE Benefit for the Home Start Children’s Center, Moss, Norway.


What Gifts the Rain May Bring, Main and Station Gallery, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Solo exhibition) 

Venus of Parrsboro, The Pond House, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Solo exhibition)

Half the Sky: Intersections of Social Practice Art, LuXun Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang,

   Liaoning Province, China.

Silent Poem, Spoken Light, Kehler Liddell Gallery, New Haven, CT. (Solo exhibition)


2013 Young Sculptors Finalist Exhibition, Miami University, Oxford, OH.

Small Works Exhibition, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Wish You Were Here, A.I.R. Gallery, DUMBO Art Center, Brooklyn, NY.

At My Mother’s Table (dance performance and installation) Kehler Liddell Gallery, New

   Haven, CT. (Solo exhibition)

The Serenade Project (Love is in the Air), Espaco Cultural Sérgio Porto, Rio de Janeiro,


The Colony Project (dance performance and installation), Whitney Center, Hamden, CT, and

    The Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven, CT.  

Web Versions, Whitney Center, Hamden, CT. (Curated by the Arts Council of Greater New



Eli Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT.

Ripple Effect, Studio 756, New Haven, CT.

Moss Public Library, a benefit for the Moss Women’s Crisis Center, Moss, Norway.

Gallery 195, Curated by New Haven Arts Council, New Haven, CT. (Two-person exhibition)

Firehouse Art Gallery, Milford, CT. (Peoples’ choice Winner)


A.I.R. Gallery, DUMBO Art center, Brooklyn, NY.

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA.

Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY.

Arc Studios Gallery, Juried by the Women’s Caucus of the Arts, San Francisco, CA.

Sanchez Art Center, Juried by Alison Gass, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.


Rock Paper Scissors, Oakland, CA.

111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Arc Studios Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

SomArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA.


North of Market Community Center, San Francisco, CA. (Solo exhibition)

Mezzanine Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

City Reliquary Museum, Brooklyn NY.

Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA.

111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

SomArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA. Curated by Guerilla Girls West.

Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA. (Solo exhibition)

Anno Domini, San Jose, CA.


Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Marin, CA.

City Hall, Novato, CA.

Summit Center, San Jose, CA.

SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA.  

Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA. (Two-person exhibition)

Mezzanine Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Electric Works, San Francisco, CA.


O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA.

San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA.
Manhattan Arts International, New York, NY. (Award of Excellence Winner)


SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA.

Warehouse 1310, San Francisco, CA.



University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Western Virginia Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA.


Marziart Gallery, Hamburg, Germany.


Alexandria Symphony Hall, Alexandria, VA.


Residencies and Awards


Les prix d’excellences Nonesuch (Art on Paper Awards) Montreal/Parrsboro, Canada.


HMS Nonesuch Artist-in-Residence, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada.


Artist-in-Residence Whitney Center, Hamden CT.

Guest Artist Residency-Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven, CT.

Puffin Foundation Grant Recipient, for “Keeping Time with Needle and Thread.”

Barbara Deming Memorial Fund Grant Recipient for “Keeping Time with Needle and Thread.”


First Niagara Bank Arts Grant Recipient for the exhibition of “Keeping Time with Needle and Thread.”

Peoples’ Choice Award, Firehouse Art Gallery, Milford, CT.

Permanent Collections

Archive of Digital Art, Danube University, Austria.

PS1 MoMA Contemporary Art Center Digital Archive.

The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY.

Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY.

1 Rockerfeller Center, NY, NY.

Itzak Perlman Collection, New York, NY

The Westin Hotel, Washington, DC.

Yale University Library, New Haven, CT

University of Maryland Architectural Library, College Park, MD.

Rutgers University Special Collections, New Brunswick, NJ.


Interview with Sarah Beth Goncarova, Serious Manoeuvres (an Istanbul-based independent media platform of politics, art and culture), Summer-Fall Issue, 2015.

Mirrored in a Globe of Rain, Zettel Literary Magazine, Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada, Winter Issue, 2015.

 “Season’s Delights,” Art Quilting Studio, Winter 2014. pp. 58-62.

Meisel, Burt. “Artist-In-Residence Goncarova Incorporates Textiles, Light Into New Work,” Whitney Observer, Feb 2013, pp. 4-5.

Peck, Robert. “Local Gallery features Interdisciplinary Art,” Yale Daily News, October 3, 2012.

Zanardi, Bonny. “Arts on Fire Exhibition at Sanchez Art Center” San Mateo County Times, April 3, 2011, pg B2.

Marx, Patricia. “Made in U.S.A” The New Yorker, March 16, 2009, pgs 64-69.