Sahar Khoury, Lecturer Spring 2016

Sahar Khoury is an artist based in Oakland, California. She works mostly in paper mache, concrete, steel, and clay to produce sculptures that are trying to find material unity. Her constructions incorporate found objects and rejected or discarded materials to merge in unconventional ways. She received her BA in Anthropology from UC Santa Cruz in 1996 and her MFA From UC Berkeley in 2013. She worked as an ethnographer at San Francisco State University for the past decade focusing on the structural vulnerability of Latino migrant day laborers in the Bay Area. She currently teaches sculpture at UC Berkeley and San Francisco Art Institute.