Sara Roberts | KCET
Sara Roberts received her master's degree from the California College of Arts and Crafts in 1988. Her thesis project, the interactive video installation "Early Programming" has shown at the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery (1989) and the Long Beach Museum of Art (1990). She collaborated with media artist Lynn Hershman on interactive installations "Deep Contact" (1990), and "A Room of One's Own" (1992), shown internationally, including Ars Electronica '89; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Images du Futur '91 in Montreal; Carpenter Center at Harvard; Montage '93 in Rochester, N.Y.; International Center for Photography, Midtown, N.Y.; and in Cologne, Munich, Bonn and Karlsruhe, Germany. At that time she also worked extensively in feature film editing at Zoetrope Studios and at Lucasfilm's Skywalker Ranch. In 1993 she was a resident at the Djerassi Foundation and her interactive sculpture The Digital Museum was commissioned by Silicon Graphics for the Interactive Gallery in Moscone Center, San Francisco. In 1994 she received a WESTAF grant for New Genres and completed Elective Affinities, a large scale installation shown at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and Art Center, Pasadena. She is a founding member of Techne, a group of artists working with ubiquitous (off the screen) interactivity. She has taught at San Francisco State University, The San Francisco Art Institute and the California College of Arts & Crafts.