Selected Exhibitions

Solo and Two-Person


      2015      Christine Sauer, Circulate, River Oaks Art Center, Alexandria, LA

      2014      Stitched: Christine Sauer and Laura Gipson, St. Tammany Art Association,

                     Covington, LA

                    Fiber, Fitton Center for Creative Arts, Hamilton, OH

      2012      Christine Sauer, Flourish, UNO St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, LA

      2011      Christine Sauer, Textile Constructions, LeMieux Galleries, New Orleans, LA

      1995      Trunks, a collaborative performance, Contemporary Arts Center, New

                      Orleans, LA

      1993      Installations, University of New Orleans, LA

      1992      Installation, Ersatz Forest III, Sazama Gallery, Chicago, IL

1991      Installation III, Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

             Ravaged Terrain, Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, New Orleans, LA

1989      Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, FLA

1988      Installation I, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA




      2016      La Femme, New Orleans Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, curator Don Marshall

      2015      Flight Patterns, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

      2014      Flight Patterns, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, GA,

                     curator Dorothy Moye

      2012      NOLA NOW, Part II: Abstraction in Louisiana, Contemporary Arts Center, 

                    New Orleans, LA, curator Don Marshall

      2010      Growing Pains, LeMieux Gallery, New Orleans, LA

      2008      Stitch, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA

      2004      Best of Louisiana Artists’ Annual, St. Tammany Art Association,  

                    Covington, LA



      2015     Square Foot 3, Projects Gallery, Miami, FL

      2013     ArtRageous Quilts, Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, AZ    

      2011     Billboard Art Project New Orleans, October-November

      2010     Small Wonders, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD,

                      juror Julie Ann Cavnor, Executive Director of ACCR

                   2010 Fiber Options: Material Explorations, Maryland Federation of Art,         

                      Annapolis, MD, juror Susie Brandt, Maryland Institute College of Art   

                   Art Quilts XV: Needle Play, Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, AZ,

                      juror Diane Howell

                   Metaphoric Fibers: Untamed Knitting and Crochet, Textile Center,                  

                     Minneapolis, MN, jurors Adrienne Sloan and Karen Searle

      2007     Sum of the Parts, 2007-2010, International Surface Design Association,   

                     jurors Kyoung Ae Cho and Jan Myers-Newbury

                     Traveling exhibition venues:

                        Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO 2007

      Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 2008

      J. Wayne Stark Gallery, Texas A&M University, College Station 2008

     The Goldstein Museum of Design, Univ. of Minnesota, 2009

      Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum, Logan KS 2010




     2011   Bookhardt, D. Eric, Christine Sauer, Textile Constructions, Gambit Weekly,

                  June 7

                McNulty, Ian, artist profile, christine sauer, New Orleans Homes and

                   Lifestyles, Summer 2011, pg. 14      

                Exposure, Surface Design Journal, Spring, pg. 64

    2008    Sciortino-Rinehart, Natalie, stitch, artforumonline, Sept/Oct

    2007    Exposure, Surface Design Journal, Fall 2007, pg. 61


Grants and Awards


2011   Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation Artist Grant, New Orleans, LA

1995    Regional Artists Project Grant, supported by Inter-Arts Program of the National    Endowment for the Arts; the Rockefeller Foundation and the Andy Warhol

Foundation for the Arts, “Trunks” performance piece at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, in collaboration with choreographer Yvonne Olivier

1991   Best of Show “Louisiana Artist’s Annual”, Covington, LA., juror Annette

Carlozzi, cash award

Professional Development

2013 Golden Artist Educator Program, Golden Artists Colors, Inc.

Christine Sauer was chosen by the Louisiana Division of the Arts to participate in the following: 

      2011 Creative Capital Professional Development Retreat for Artists,  Baton

                Rouge, LA

     2010 Creative Capital Internet for Artists Retreat, Baton Rouge, LA  


Selected Collections


    Louisiana College, Pineville, LA

    Loyola University, New Orleans, LA

    Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, FLA

    City of New Orleans, Percent for Art

    SUNY, Potsdam College of Arts and Sciences, Potsdam, New York


Teaching Experience


     2010- 1996   St. Martin’s Episcopal School, La., Head of Visual Arts, middle and upper school arts instructor

     1996- 1989   Arts Connection, Orleans Parish Public Schools

     1987- 1989   Louise S. McGehee School





     1984    Master of Fine Arts, Major in Painting, Minor in Sculpture, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

     1980    Bachelor of Arts, Concentration in Sculpture, (SUNY) Potsdam College of Arts and Science, Potsdam, NY








Christine Sauer "Cluster" detail, 18x18" acrylic on cradled panel

Christine Sauer "Cluster" detail, 18x18" acrylic on cradled panel