Sage Sohier (Washington, 1954) has been photographing people in their environments for more than 30 years, after receiving her B.A. from Harvard University.
She has received fellowships from the No Strings Foundation, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Massachusetts Artists Foundation.
“Animals,” Sohier’s black and white pictures from the 80s and 90s of people and their companion animals, was recently published by Stanley/Barker. “Americans Seen,” a series of environmental portraits from the 1980s, was published in 2017 by Nazraeli Press. “Witness to Beauty,” her series about her ex-fashion-model mother, was published in 2017 by Kehrer Verlag. “At Home With Themselves: Same-Sex Couples in 1980s America,” was published in October 2014 by Spotted Books. Other monographs include “About Face,” published in December of 2012 by Columbia College Chicago Press, and “Perfectible Worlds,” published by Photolucida in 2007.
She has had solo shows at Foley Gallery in New York, Robert Klein Gallery in Boston, Carroll and Sons Gallery in Boston, Joseph Bellows Gallery in San Diego, The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, and Blue Sky Gallery in Portland, OR. Her work has also been included in group shows at the Museum of Modern Art, NY, the International Center of Photography, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and many other venues.