Sara Greenberger Rafferty

Sara Greenberger Rafferty


Sarah Greenberger Rafferty produces image-based works in paper, plastic, glass, metal, fabric, and video. Her work is driven by an ongoing examination of contemporary and mid-20th century visual culture and considers the ever-changing implications for photographic images in the digital era. ​​She is also into comedy.

Notable Teaching Experience

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn

Hunter College, New York

Notable Solo Exhibitions

Views from Somewhere at Document (Chicago, 2021)

Forum 85 Sara Greenberger Rafferty at Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh, 2021)

Out of the Camera: Beyond Photography, Chapter 4 at John Young Museum of Art (Honolulu, 2021)

Testing at Rachel Uffner Gallery (New York, 2018)

Notable Group Exhibitions

Thinking Through Photographs at UB Art Galleries curated by Liz (Buffalo, 2020)

This Skin of Ours, Miller ICA, curated by Liz Park at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, 2019)

The Fields at Art Omi (Ghent, 2018)

Certain Skins at James Cohan Gallery (New York, 2016)

Tragedy Plus Time, Public Fiction, Hammer Biennial (Los Angeles, 2014)

Eastside to the Westside at Flag Art Foundation (New York, 2014)

2014 Whitney Biennial at Whitney Museum of American Art curated by Michelle Grabner (New York, 2014)

Public Collections Include

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York)

Whitney Museum of American Art (New York)Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven)Deutsche Bank Collection (Germany)

Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh)


She has been featured in The New York Times, Artforum, Artnews, The New Yorker, and The Brooklyn Rail, among others.

Broken Eggs
Tester Three
Search Emoji
Single Tablet
Sight Circle
Broken Eggs
Tester Three
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Tester Three, 2020, kiln-formed glass, photograph mounted to board, and hardware 19 x 23 x 1 in (48.3 x 58.4 x 2.5 cm)