GRANTS AND AWARDS 
 
 
No Strings Foundation grant, 2008-2009.     
 
Massachusetts Artists Foundation photography fellowship, 1989.
                                                                                               
Mass. Council on the Arts and Humanities “Massproductions “grant, 1987-1989.
 
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship, 1984-’85.
 
National Endowment for the Arts photography fellowship, 1980-’81.
 
Massachusetts Artists Foundation photography fellowship, 1979. 
 
 
 
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
 
 
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Cleveland Museum of Art
The Davis Museum at Wellesley College
DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University
Milwaukee Art Museum
MIT List Visual Arts Center
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Museum of Modern Art, NY
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Princeton University Art Museum
RISD Museum
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
 
 
SELECTED PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
 
Joe Baio Collection of Photography
 
 
TEACHING   
 
 
Massachusetts College of Art (Assistant Professor), 2006.
 
Harvard University (Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies), 1991- 2003.
 
Wellesley College (Assistant Professor of Art), 1997-1999. 
 
Rhode Island School of Design, 1996.
 
Mass. College of Art, Boston, 1986 and 1982-83. 
 
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, 1986.
 
 
COMMISSIONS AND FREELANCE
 
 
Photographer at the Robert Rauschenberg Residency program, Captiva, Florida, 2014-15.
 
Freelance  photographer (represented by Bill Charles, Inc., NY, NY) 
Editorial photography for numerous magazines, including: The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, Bloomberg Businessweek, TIME, Wired, Audubon, Oprah Magazine, Discover, and Entertainment Weekly.
 
George Gund Foundation Annual Report 2008
 
Photographic Resource Center (Boston) “New Works” Commission, 1981-’82.
 
Survey Project of Boston’s Leather District and Fort Point Channel Area, 1979-1981. The Survey was sponsored by the Mass. Artists Foundation and funded in part by the NEA.
                                                                                                                                           
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 
 
 
Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, Feb-March 2019, “Immersed and Submerged.”
 
Foley Gallery, New York, NY, April-May, 2019, “Immersed and Submerged.”
 
Fitchburg Art Museum, two-person show with David Hilliard, fall 2019.
 
 
Foley Gallery, New York, NY, November 29th, 2017- January 7th, 2018, “Witness to Beauty.”
 
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, July 2017, “Witness to Beauty.”
 
Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA, April-May, 2017, “Americans Seen.”
 
Carroll and Sons Gallery, Boston, MA, February-March 2017, “Witness to Beauty.”
 
Foley Gallery, New York, NY, June-July 2015, “At Home With Themselves: Same-Sex Couples in 1980s America.”
 
Carroll and Sons Gallery, Boston, MA, February-March 2015, “At Home With Themselves: Same-Sex Couples in 1980s America.”
 
Yangon Photo Festival, Myanmar, February 2015, “At Home With Themselves: Same-Sex Couples in 1980s America.”
 
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, October, 2014, “At Home With Themselves: Same-Sex Couples in 1980s America.”
 
Jerome Liebling Center, Hampshire College, November 2013, “About Face.”
 
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, August, 2013, “About Face.”
 
Foley Gallery, New York, NY, April, 2013, “About Face.”
 
Carroll and Sons gallery, Boston, MA, January 2013, “About Face.”
      
San Francisco Airport Museum, 2009, “Perfectible Worlds.”
 
Foley Gallery, New York, NY, 2008, “Perfectible Worlds.”
 
Houston Center for Photography, 2008, “Perfectible Worlds.”
 
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, 2007, “Perfectible Worlds.”
 
The Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY, 2006, “Perfectible Worlds.”
 
 Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA, 2004, “Perfectible Worlds.”
 
Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, 1998
 
Retrospective, University of Akron, Ohio, 1997
 
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 1994, “Peaceable Kingdom.”
 
The Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA, 1990, “At Home with Themselves.”
 
The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, 1990, “At Home with Themselves.”
 
The Houston Center for Photography, 1990, “At Home with Themselves.”
 
San Francisco Camerawork, 1988, “At Home with Themselves.”
 
Vision Gallery, Boston, 1988, “At Home with Themselves.”
 
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, 1988, “At Home with Themselves.”
 
The Tartt Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1986.
 
Gallery “Arte Contemporaneo,” Mexico City, 1986.
 
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, June 22-Sept. 15, 2019, “Be Seen: Portrait Photography Since Stonewall.” 
 
Soho Photo Gallery, NY, June 2019, “Photography After Stonewall.”
 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Dec. 9th, 2017-June 17th, 2018, “(un)expected families.”
 
Transylvania Photo Festival 2017, “Stories from Home.”
 
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 2016, “Face It.”
 
Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA, 2016, “The Teen Years.”
 
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, October 2014-January 2015, “Blue Sky: The Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts at 40.”
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO, August, 2013, “About Face: Contemporary Portraiture.”
 
Museum of Modern Art, NY, 2010-2011, “Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography.”
 
Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, Wyoming, 2011, “Living History.”
 
Carroll and Sons, Boston, MA, 2010, “Familiar Bodies.”
 
Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA, 2005-2006, “Group Portrait.”
 
Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, 2005, “Suddenly Older.”
 
The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, 2004, “Self-Evidence: Identity in Contemporary Art.”
 
Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, D.C, 2004, “Dog Days Dog Show.”
 
International Center of Photography, New York, 2003, “How Human: Life in the Post-Genome Era.”
 
The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, 2000-2001,“Photography in Boston,1955-85.”
 
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA, 2001, “In the Street: Photography from the Collection.” 
 
Bernard Toale Gallery, 1999, “Boston Women in Photography.”
 
Wooster Gardens (Brent Sikkema) Gallery, New York, 1996, three-person show.
 
Davis Museum, Wellesley College, 1996, “Rules of the Game.”
 
The Friends of Photography, San Francisco, 1996, “Secrets,” (30 photographs included).
 
Basel Art Fair 1994.
 
Museum of Modern Art, NY, 1991, “Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort.”
 
The Tartt Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1991, four-person show.
 
Art Institute of Chicago, 1989, “American Stories,” three-person show.
 
Berlin Art Institute, Berlin, Germany, 1988, “AIDS” exhibition.
 
Aperture traveling exhibition, 1987, “Mothers and Daughters.”
 
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, 1985, “Boston Now Photography.”
 
Museum of Modern Art, NY, 1984, Photographs from the Collection/Opening of the new galleries.
 
Light Gallery, NY, 1982, “New Women/New Work.”
 
The Addison Gallery, Andover, MA, 1982, “New England Perambulations. “
 
 
 
 
PUBLICATIONS
 
 
SELECTED BOOKS
 
 
“Witness to Beauty,” monograph, Kehrer Verlag, Europe late 2016, USA early 2017.
 
“Americans Seen,” monograph, Nazraeli Press (NZ Library series), 2017.
 
“At Home With Themselves: Same-Sex Couples in 1980s America,” monograph, Spotted Books, October 2014.
 
“About Face,” monograph, Columbia College Chicago Press, December 2012.
 
“Perfectible Worlds,” monograph, (Photolucida/Critical Mass book award), 2007.
 
“Unique: Making Photographs in the Age of Ubiquity,” Katherine Oktober Matthews, 2018.
 
“The New York Times Magazine Photographs,” edited by Kathy Ryan, Aperture 2011.
 
“The Spirit of Family,” Al and Tipper Gore, edited by Gail Buckland and published by Henry Holt, 2002.
 
“In Search of America,” Jennings/Brewster (Hyperion), 2002.
 
“A Thousand Hounds,” Merritt/Barth, Taschen, 2000.
 
“Animal Attractions,” (Abrams) 1995.
 
“The Cat in Photography,” Eauclaire (Bulfinch) 1990.
 
 
SELECTED CATALOGUES
 
 
“Photography in Boston, 1955-1985,” Lafo and Nagler, 2001 (show at the DeCordova Museum)
 
“Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort,” – catalogue for show at MOMA –1991. 
 
“At Home with Themselves,” catalogue for one-person show at The Addison Gallery, 1990.
 
Catalogue from “Boston Now Photography,” at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, 1985.
 
Catalogue from “New England Perambulations,” at the Addison Gallery, 1982.
 
Catalogue from survey project, “The Leather District and the Fort Point Channel,” 1981.
 
 
ONLINE BLOGS AND REVIEWS
 
 
“Immersed and Submerged,” by Elin Spring/What will you remember, Feb. 7th, 2019.
 
PDN Photo Annual 2017  recognized “Witness to Beauty” as one of the best photo books of the year.
 
“Sage Sohier: Witness to Beauty,” by Aline Smithson, Lenscratch, Feb. 15, 2017.
 
“She Modeled in the 1940s. Now, Her Daughter Takes Her Picture,” by John Leland, NY Times Lens blog, Jan. 31, 2017.
 
“My Mother, Myself,” by Elin Spring, March 7, 2017.
 
“Captivating Photos of Former Richard Avedon Model Explore the Challenges of Aging,” Harpers Bazaar, March 2, 2017.
 
“Sage Sohier: Americans Seen,” by Aline Smithson, Lenscratch, Oct. 20, 2016.
 
“Unforgettable Portraits From An American Road Trip in the 1980s,” by Ellyn Kail, Feature Shoot, Aug. 17th, 2016.
 
“Same-Sex Couples, at Ease at Home,” by Rena Silverman, NY Times Lens blog, Oct. 16, 2014.
 
“Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America,” by David Rosenberg, Slate Behold, Oct. 21, 2014.
 
“This Photographer Made It Her Mission To Chronicle The Long-Term Love Of Gay Couples,” by Priscilla Frank, Huffington Post, 10/01/2015.
 
“At Home with Themselves: Sage Sohier’s Moving Portraits of Same-Sex Couples in the 1980s,” by Maria Popova, Brain Pickings,  10/29/2014.
 
Review of “At Home with Themselves,” Der Spiegel online, November 11, 2014.
 
“These intimate portraits of same-sex couples were taken nearly 30 years before marriage was legalized across the US,” by Jack Sommer, Business Insider, July 13, 2015.
 
The Picture Show (photo stories from NPR), Feb. 21, 2013 review of “About Face” by Claire O’Neill.
 
“Putting a Face to Paralysis,” by David Rosenberg, Slate Behold, March 29, 2013.
 
 
SELECTED MAGAZINES
 
 
“Portfolio: Sage Sohier,” by Jean Dykstra, Photograph Magazine, May/June 2017
 
GUP Magazine #52: feature on “Witness to Beauty,” Feb. 2017.
 
“Model Mother,” by Holly Stuart Hughes, (review of “Witness to Beauty”), Photo District News, Feb. 2017
 
Bloomberg Businessweek cover and spread of photographs on Gulf businesses impacted by the oil spill, July 12-July 18, 2010.
 
LIFE Magazine cover and spread of photographs, “Hey, Rockers, Show Us Your Parents” (portraits of Kanye West, Alicia Keys, and Slash with their parents), Feb. 11, 2005.
 
New York Times Magazine, photographs in “What They Were Thinking” Oct. 12, 2003; Jan. 5, 2003; Aug. 11, 2002; Jan. 13, 2002 (won First Place, Feature Picture/Magazine Division 2002).
 
BOOK Magazine, May-June 2003 (portrait of author Zadie Smith); March-April 2002 (2 portraits of author Richard Ford); and July-Aug. 2002 (portrait of author Atul Gawande).
 
“DoubleTake” Magazine, spring 2001 issue (portfolio of photographs from “Peaceable Kingdom”).
 
“See,” Magazine,  (a publication of the Friends of Photography), Issue 2:3, 1996 (portfolio of six photographs).
 
Portfolio of photographs of Gay and Lesbian Couples in “Views,” (a publication of the Photographic Resource Center, Boston), spring 1988.
 
Portfolio of photographs in “Popular Photography Annual,” 1984.
 
 
EDUCATION           Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.B.A. 1976.