Sasha Fishman is a sculptor + researcher based in Los Angeles. She is particularly interested in marine biomaterials, toxicology + genetic engineering as points for critical analysis + mechanisms for sculpting.
Sasha’s work has been featured in group exhibitions at Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York (2019); Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles (2020); the Visual Arts Center, Austin (2019, 2018, 2017); and the Rosenberg Gallery at Goucher College, Baltimore Maryland (2019), among others. Sasha was a nominee for the Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist Grant (2020) and has been a recipient of numerous awards, including a grant from The Dallas Museum of Art (2018), research fellowships from The University of Texas at Austin (2018), and scholarships from The Baltimore Jewelry Center, Urban Glass, Oxbow and Anderson Ranch.

Sasha is an organizer at SUPERCOLLIDER, runs workshops on growing algae + algal pigments. She was a research fellow with the Kornfield lab at Caltech (2020) where she developed biomaterials as alternatives transparent casting resin in her practice.

Photo by Rachael Henson