Sarah Morris was born in 1967. She attended Brown University, Cambridge University, and the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Study Program. From 1999-2000 she was an American Academy Award, Berlin Prize Fellow and in 2001 Morris received the prestigious Joan Mitchell Foundation Painting Award. She has widely exhibited internationally, with solo exhibitions including the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (2009), Museo d’Arte Moderna, Bologna (2009), Fondation Beyeler, Riehen⁄Basel (2008), the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2006), Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2005), Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2005), Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover (2005), Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen (2004), Miami MOCA (2002), Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C. (2002), and Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2001). She realized two permanent site–specific artworks in 2010 at the Gateway School of Science in Queens with the architectural firm Pei Cobb Freed and Partners and “Hornet” at K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein–Westfalen Museum in Düsseldorf, Germany, which opened in July 2010. She will be realizing two large-scale permanent site-specific projects at the Gulating Court House in Bergen, Norway and at the Edward Durell Stone designed Tulsa Convention Center, in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2011 and 2012. Sarah Morris lives in London and New York.