SARAH PHENIX











Sarah Phenix is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Oakland, California. She is a co-director of Rainbow Tunnel Films.  

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bio 
Sarah Phenix is interested in connecting others through her relationship to the environment and her personal processing of loss and regeneration through analog film and photography, sculpture and painting. She received the Bridges Fellowship from BAVC Media and worked with Other Cinema in assisting in running their 16mm archive. Her work has been shown and screened at Southern Exposure, Roxie Theater, Image Flow, and more. Her work has been featured in Analog Cookbook, Nowhere Diary and Brooklyn Vegan Magazine (NY). She currently co-directs an analog production company, Rainbow Tunnel, hosting film workshops, screenings and creating independent film projects in the Bay Area, and is preparing for a show at the Mills Museum in Spring 2023. 



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CV

Education
BA Sociology at Mills College
BA Art Studio at Mills College

Intensive Wet Plate, Alternative Processes Student, 2019 -2021
Studied under Allan Barnes and staff at Harvey Milk Photo Center 
Awarded BAVC Emerging Filmmakers Fellowship, Spring 2022
Mentorship Program with Southern Exposure, Spring 2022
Awarded the JOYA AIR Residency, Spring 2023 

Work
Co-Founder of Rainbow Tunnel Films - a Bay Area based production company
May 2021 to Present  
Archivist at Other Cinema 
March 2019-2021
                   
Artist Talks
2022
January
Book & Job Gallery, The Ecstasy of Proximity : “Randy,” San Francisco, CA

Screenings 
2022
November 
Roxie Theater, Write it in the Sky, San Francisco
June 
Rainbow Tunnel Film Night, Memory, 16mm, Oakland CA 
May 
Burnt Oak Gallery, Memory, 16mm, Oakland CA
 
Group Exhibitions 
2023 
March-April 
Mills Museum, Opening Hands, Oakland CA
2022
September - October 
The Great Highway Gallery, Within & Without, San Francisco, CA
August-September 
Southern Exposure, Half Light Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
May 
Queens, Voyeur Group Show, San Francisco, CA 
December - January
Book & Job Gallery, The Ecstasy of Proximity : “Alaska,” San Francisco, CA
2021
March - May   
Image Flow,  The 5th Annual Alternative Process Exhibition : "In Vitro,” Mill Valley, CA
February
Adobe Books, "Self Series: an Introduction to Counter Collective," San Francisco, CA
2019
November
Tiny Telephone Gallery Show, "A Birth of Clarity" San Francisco, CA

Features & Press
2023 
Aquarium Drunkard, Credit Electric Interview 
2022 
Analog Cookbook, Rainbow Tunnel Films Interview
Nowhere Diary, Spring Volume I
Black FLower Publishing, The Promise of Sprng  
Brooklyn Vegan Magazine 
2021
June
Brooklyn Vegan,  “She Buys Herself Flowers,” Brooklyn NY
April
Sunbow Zine, “I Dreamt We Left This Place Review,”  Oakland CA