Sabra Booth

Sabra Booth is an MFA graduate of Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and a BFA graduate from the University of Houston, Houston, Texas. She is an adjunct lecturer in fine arts at the Alamo Colleges District and in the community program at the Southwest School of Art. Her studio practice offers interpretative observations of nature and addresses complex ecological issues, in some instances, tied into gender studies. Working in a variety of mediums, she uses drawing, printmaking, and stop motion animation. Recent travels in Japan and a Fulbright Mid- Career Professional Grant to Finland in 2007, both have had a great impact on her work. Her exhibition record is both national and international. In 2020, she had a solo retrospective exhibition, Hot Pursuit: A Visual Commentary on Climate Change, at Bihl Haus Arts in San Antonio, Texas. She also completed an artist-in-residence program for the Unesco World Heritage Site: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in 2019. She will be collaborating with the New York Historical Society and Central Booking, a New York based gallery, on a project: The Three-Eyed Catfish: A Gowanus Canal Dweller, 2021-2022.

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  • Portals of a People, Stop Motion Animation, Explains uses of native plants and animal by indigenous peoples, Part of the 2019 Artist-in-Residence exhibit at the Unesco World Heritage Site: Missions National Historical Park, San Antonio, Texas. 4:47min. Mission San José 2019 Artist-in-Residence Program,
 Unesco World Heritage Site: San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
San Antonio, Texas, USA 
In the exhibit, Portals of a People, Sabra Booth utilizes printmaking skills to create light works in the Soldier\'s Quarters exhibits area and granary in the north part of Mission San José. She also has directed a stop motion animation displayed in the Visitor’s Center. The animation uses plants and animal remains that were essential to the lifestyle of prehistoric local indigenous peoples.

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