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“Spectrum Gala and Art Auction,” benefitting the Access Institute for Psychological Services. Curated by Stephanie Tuttle

Staff Art Show, SFMOMA. Organized by Sienna Freeman, Tanya Gayer, and Christo Oropeza, San Francisco

“Future Tense. What Has (Not) Happened Yet” curated by Renee De Carlo and Curated State, The Drawing Room Annex, San Francisco

“Creating In Place,” curated by Don Moss, Analog Gallery, San Francisco

“Awakened by the Midnight,” curated by Dianne Hoffman, Arc Gallery, San Francisco

“San Francisco Open Studios Exhibition,” Hosted by Booth Central and SOMArts, San Francisco

Open Studios. Hosted by Artspan/Art Explosion, San Francisco

Solo Show, Aidan Savoy Gallery, New York

“2 Woman Show; Kerri Stephens and Kristen Sard,” Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco

“Grand Opening Group Show,” curated by Jen Rogers and Kerri Stephens.Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco

Group Show “New Photography,” SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco

“ ’01 International Juried Show.” Donald Kuspit, Juror. The New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, NJ

Group Show, Nikolai Fine Art, New York

Related Experience

Onsite Membership Assistant at SFMOMA.
Commercial photography projects, and clients;  Rebecca Handler, Lisa Brown, Michael Moskowitz, David Byrne, The Edwardian Ball, Rock Band Land.
Assisted photographers; Ray Mortenson, artist. Marianna Cook, artist. Commercial photographers Monica Stevenson, and Peter Ardito.


Grant recipient; “Bay Area Arts Worker Relief Fund,” from Independent Arts & Media, San Francisco

2nd Place,“01 International Juried Show,” The New Jersey Center for Visual Arts,” NJ Donald Kuspit, Juror.


2015  Bennight, Billy: “The Theme of the Edwardian Ball is ‘My Gorey Valentine.” The LA Beat: Edwardian Ball, February 7.

2004 Hertz, Leba: “Kristen Sard's impressionist photography blends metamorphosis, beauty and phantasms into provocative 'living theater' reflections.” SF Gate, Saturday, June 12.

2001 Zimmer, William: ART REVIEW; “A Lean but Inviting Juried Show.” New York Times, March 4, 2001

1999 “Juxtapose Presents Erotica;” Special Photography Issue.


Self taught: Adobe Photoshop CC-CS5, Bridge, and Lightroom.
Digital cameras:  Medium Format; Fujiflm GFX 100S, 50S, and Pentax 645z. DSLR camera's Nikon D600, Sony A7s, Canon EOS SD Mark IV.
Film cameras: Nikon, Canon, Mamiya C330 and 64Z, and large format; 4x5 Darkroom film and print development.

“Fine Art Digital Printing,” taught by Stephen Johnson.

Continuing Education, Photoshop; Multimedia Studies Program at San Francisco State University, 2010.

Parson's School of Design, BFA in Photography 1989.


SFCamerawork, SF, CA
Center for Photographic Art, Carmel,CA


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