Sage Sohier has been photographing people in their environments for more than 30 years, after receiving her B.A. from Harvard University.
She has received fellowships from the No Strings Foundation, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Massachusetts Artists Foundation.
Sohier's series from the 1980s, "Americans Seen," will be published by Nazraeli Press in 2017, as part of their “NZ Library" editions. “Witness to Beauty" will be published by Kehrer Verlag late 2016 in Europe and early 2017 in the USA. “At Home With Themselves: Same-Sex Couples in 1980s America," was published in October 2014 by Spotted Books. Other monographs include “About Face," published in December of 2012 by Columbia College Chicago Press, and "Perfectible Worlds," published by Photolucida in 2007. Other series include “Peaceable Kingdom" and “Almost Grown."
She has had solo shows at Foley Gallery in New York, Carroll and Sons Gallery in Boston, The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, and Blue Sky Gallery in Portland, OR. Her work has also been included in group shows at the Museum of Modern Art, NY, the International Center of Photography, the Art Institute of Chicago, and many other venues.
Sohier's work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Portland Art Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum, to name a few.
She has taught photography at Harvard University, Wellesley College, and the Massachusetts College of Art. Her editorial work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Bloomberg Business Week, TIME, Newsweek, Wired, Audubon, Discover, Entertainment Weekly, and Oprah Magazine, among others.
She is represented by Foley Gallery in New York, Carroll and Sons Gallery in Boston, and Joseph Bellows Gallery in San Diego.