EDUCATION

1987 San Jose State University, CA
1983 University of California, Berkeley, CA
1977 Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
1974-75 Brown University, Providence, RI
M.F.A., Photography
M.A., Visual Design
B.A. with Distinction


SOLO AND THREE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2003 SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998 Art Space at San Francisco Zen Center, San Francisco, CA, What Persists
1997 Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA, Sara Leith-Tanous/R.R. Jones/Maggie Perry: Winners of the 1996 Center Awards
1995 Union Gallery, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, What we mean when we talk about love
1992 Photography Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
1991 Pro Arts Tempspace Gallery, Oakland, CA, Honored Artists’ Exhibition (with painters Suzanne Dunaway and Paula Metallo)
1990 BC Space Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, Cultural Codes, work by Martha Fuller, Sara Leith, Jo Whaley
1989 Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Introductions 1989
1983 Smith-Andersen Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1979 Smith-Andersen Gallery, Palo Alto, CA



GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2007 Gallery at City Hall, San Francisco, CA, Our World: From the Document to the Expressive Image
2000 The Stage Gallery, Merrick, NY, Face
1999 Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA, A Vision Honored
1997 Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA, Statewide Competition & Exhibition, Photography
- San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA, The Compound Image
1996 Euphrat Museum of Art, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA, Families: Rebuilding, Reinventing, Recreating
- Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA, Family Matters: Traditional and Contemporary Depictions of Home Life
- Runnels Gallery, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM, 11th National Photography Competition
- Center for Phtography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY, Familiar Relations
1995 Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA, Radius
1994 SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, 20th Anniversary Members’ Exhibition
1993 SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, Paradise Lost
- The Student Union Art Gallery, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Memories of Childhood
- The Gallery, University High School, San Francisco, CA, Family Images
1992 Zen Hospice Project Guest House, San Francisco, CA, Passage
1991 Maison de la Culture Parc Frontenac, Montreal, Canada, Le Mois de la Photo a Montreal, Autobiography
- San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA, Critically Situated, Photography Beyond the Bounds
- Rockford College Art Gallery, Rockford IL, Women Viewing Women
1988 Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA and SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, Cross Currents, Cross Country (catalog)



JURIED EXHIBITIONS (selected)

1990 Sawtooth Building Galleries, Winston-Salem, NC, National Exposures 90 (catalog)
- Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, Crocker-Kingsley Annual 1990, Juror: Patterson Sims
- Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA, Pro Arts 1990 Juried Annual Exhibition, Juror: Jacquelynn Baas (catalog)
- Deutser Gallery, Jewish Community Center, Houston, TX, Nineteenth Juried Photography Exhibition, Juror: Arthur Ollman
- Price Doyle Fine Arts Center of Murray State University, KY, Magic Silver Show
1989 Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland CA, Pro Arts 1989 Annual Exhibition, Juror: Mary Jane Jacob (catalog)
- Manor House, Arts Council of San Mateo County, Belmont, CA, Bay Arts Exhibition
- San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, CA, Bridging the Gaps, Jurors: Therese Heyman, Sandra Philips, Sidra Stich
- Mid-Hudson Arts and Science Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, Photowork ’89, Juror: Catherine Evans
1988 Lewis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, Photography Etc., Jurors: Willis Hartshorn, Susan Kismaric
- Leady Volkers Gallery, Kansas City, MO, Current Works 1988, Juror: David Travis
- Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA, Pro Arts Third Annual Juried Exhibition, Juror: Graham Beal (catalog)
- Sawtooth Building Galleries, Winston-Salem, NC, National Aperture 3, Jurors: Helen Gee, Emmet Gowin (catalog)
1987 Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA, Fifth Annual Juried Photographic Exhibition, Juror: Charles Desmarais
- Vision Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Photo Metro Fifth Annual Juried Exhibition (published in Photo Metro, October 1987)
- Lawrence Arts Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Images of Women, Jurors: Anne Tucker, Terry Evans (catalog)
- Charlotte Crosby Kemper Gallery, The Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO, Current Works 1987, Juror: Peter Galassi (catalog)
1986 San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Photo Metro Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition (published in Photo Metro, November 1986)
- Galleries 214 & 215, Winston-Salem, NC, National Aperture ’86, Juror: Van Deren Coke
- California State Fair, Sacramento, CA, California Works (catalog)
- Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, Current Works 1985, Juror: Van Deren Coke
- Thomas Center Gallery, Gainesville, FL, Light Sensitive VII, Juror: Judy Dater
1985 Provincetown Art Museum, Provincetown, MA, Provincetown Art Association and Museum Third Annual Prize Competition, Juror: Van Deren Coke
1984 Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA, Second Annual Juried Photographic Exhibition, Juror: John Gutmann
- California State Fair, Sacramento, CA, California Works
1983 Natural History Museum, San Diego, CA, California Bi-Annual Natural History Photography Competition, Jurors: Judy Dater, Arthur Ollman
- California State Fair, Sacramento, CA, California Works


BIBLIOGRAPHY

- Kenneth Baker, Galleries, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 July 1989, p. E3.
- Center for Phtography at Woodstock, Bloodlines, Photography Quarterly #66, Volume 17 no. 1, illus. p. 10.
- Jessica Chiswick, Camerawork: a Journal of Photographic Arts, Spring/Summer 1993, In the Gallery, Recent Exhibitions at SF Camerawork,
p. 42.
- Victoria Dalkey, A Show of Force, The Sacramento Bee, 22 April 1990, Encore, pp. 16-18.
- DoubleTake, summer 2002, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 14-15.
- Casey Fitzsimons, Families: Rebuilding, Reinventing, Recreating at the Euphrat Museum of Art, Artweek, February 1997, Volume 28, no. 2,
p. 20, illus. p. 20.
- Casey Fitzsimons, Inappropriate Appropriations Critically Situated: Photography Beyond the Bounds at San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, - Artweek, 4 July 1991, pp. 11-12.
- Anne Hurley, Fossilized Funk, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, 18 April 1990, p. 41.
- Bruce Nixon, Human Nature, Paradise Lost at SF Camerawork, Artweek, 18 February 1993, pp. 4-5, illus. p. 5.
- Ann Elliott Sherman, Family Affairs: plugging into personal pasts at Euphrat Museum, Metro, January 12-22, 1997, Volume 12, no. 46.
- Marcia Tanner, Panorama of the ‘New Landscape’, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 January 1993, Home, p. 8.
- Mark Van Proyen, A Fashionable Pluralism, Artweek, 25 February 1989, pp. 5-6.
- Kelly Wise, A Coast-to-Coast Photography Exchange, Boston Globe, 4 October 1988, Arts & Film, p. 68.


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

City of Seattle Water Department
Oakland Museum
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art



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