Sharon Lockhart

The extensive body of work of Sharon Lockhart includes projects that involve years of in-depth research and collaboration with communities that result in the creation of films and photographs. Her visual representations focus on everyday, intimate situations while reflecting on the conditions and the representation of particular social groups.

Sharon Lockhart (b. 1964, Norwood, MA) lives in Los Angeles. She graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute and the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Her work has been shown in numerous international exhibitions with solo presentations at Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, 2014; Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, 2013; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2012; and TBA21, Vienna, 2012, among others. Lockhart is the recipient of numerous awards as well as fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation and the Asian Cultural Council. She currently teaches at the Roski School of Fine Arts at the University of Southern California.