Sarah Hollis Perry


Sarah Hollis Perry holds a B.A. in Art History from Smith College and a Diploma and Fifth Year Certificate from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, winning a Traveling Scholarship in 2000.  While completing her studies, she was awarded prizes in Sculpture, printmaking and paper-making.  She has taught paper-making at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and has appeared as visiting artist at the Louisiana Tech University School of Art and at the Ellis School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Perry’s work was shown at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2001 and in one person exhibits at the Smith College Alumnae Gallery in 1999 and in the Louisiana Tech Art Gallery and the E. J. Bellocq Gallery (Ruston, Louisiana,) in 2000. She has appeared in numerous group shows, most recently at the Hammond Museum (North Salem, New York), the Fluxfactory (Queens, New York), Glyndor Gallery at Wave Hill (Bronx, New york), the Fuller Museum (Brockton, Massachusetts), the Mobius Gallery (Boston Massachusetts), and the Art Institute of Boston. Perry was named Nancy Graves fellow for 2004 at the Millay Colony, Austerlitz, New York.

Working together with her daughter, artist Rachel Perry Welty, Perry has created two permanent sculptural installations at the Tisch Library, Tufts University. In January 2006, Perry and Welty showed collaborative video at The Creative Center in New York City, and on First Night, (Boston, Massachusetts, 2006-2007) Perry and Welty showed a video-sculpture Time, on the Boston Common.

Curriculum vitae available via email  on request: sarahhollisperry(at)comcast(dot)net